ANWG 2013 NW Weavers Conference Workshops, Seminars and 1-Day Classes Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 5, 2012
Contact: Holly Haynes,

The 2013 ANWG NW Weavers Conference will feature more than 75 workshops, seminars, and one-day classes. The courses include beginner to advanced instruction in a wide a variety of fiber techniques, including weaving, spinning, dyeing, papermaking, software, backstrap weaving, jewelry making, braiding and more! The conference will be June 17 – 23, 2013 at Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA.

These workshops and seminars are designed and taught by weaving and textile experts from around the world. The conference workshops will begin June 18, 2013 and the seminars and one-day classes will begin June 21, 2013.

The conference fees include enrollment in three half-day seminars OR one full day class and one half-day seminar. Workshop fees are separate from the conference fees. The registration booklet will include information about the conference fees, workshop fees, housing, the events scheduled and more. The registration booklet will be published in mid-November and on-line registration will open mid-January, 2013.

Descriptions of all the workshops, seminars and one-day classes are now available on the conference website. Information about the conference’s world-class instructors is also available on the website.

The 2013 conference theme is “Crossing Borders, Crossing Threads.” It is an appropriate theme for a weaving conference at Western Washington University, so near the Canadian border in Bellingham. It is a theme that honors the influences of the many cultures whose people have crossed borders and brought their weaving and textile traditions with them. The theme also celebrates the influences of woven borders and traditional cultures on design and color in our modern world.

Those interested in receiving conference updates should visit the website ( and sign up for the conference newsletter.

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New weaver and amateur loom mechanic. 50-year career in information technology, now self-employed and semi-retired: specialize in Unix systems administration, web site development, and bioinformatics applications programming. Other interests include bicycle touring, aircraft construction, and quilting. Married to weaver/spinner/quilter/cyclist Judy.