Today is the final day to submit a bookmark to Handweavers Guild of America, Inc.’s (HGA) 2023 Handwoven Bookmark Exchange! The Exchange Coordinator must receive all bookmarks by registered participants by February 28th.
Monthly Archives: February 2023
Complex Weavers – an All-Volunteer and International Weaving Group
Call to Artists
Call to Artists – Complex Weavers 2024
Invitation to present a topic at Complex Weavers 2024 in Wichita KS
Complex Weavers are inviting you to consider presenting a topic at the next Complex Weavers conference, July 6-9, 2024 in Wichita, KS. This conference immediately precedes HGA’s Convergence, also to be held in Wichita, July 11-17.
Typically, presenters are members of Complex Weavers, an all-volunteer and international weaving group. If you would like to present a topic of interest to this group, you would also need to become a member of Complex Weavers. This is a good thing – membership includes the excellent Complex Weavers Journal, access to its library, and access to the many study groups sponsored by Complex Weavers. Take a look at the Complex Weavers website for more information about membership and its benefits.
The requirements for a proposal are shown below. If, after reading through this information, you have any questions at all, please feel free to contact us via the email address listed in the requirements for proposal.
Jenni Jimmerson and Sheri Ward, Leader Selection Co-Chairs
|There’s still time to register for the Handweavers Guild of America, Inc.’s (HGA) 2023 Handwoven Bookmark Exchange! This small project provides quick warping, easy weaving, and great satisfaction. The Exchange Coordinator must receive all bookmarks by registered participants by February 28th.|
Versatile bookmarks can be completed on a table loom, rigid heddle loom, inkle loom, or tapestry loom. So many options! This exchange offers flexibility and allows participants to test their creativity. There are no yarn restrictions, nor is there a minimum width or length. The only requirement is to weave four bookmarks and in exchange, you will receive four different bookmarks with instructions to recreate each one. You must be an HGA member to participate. Not an HGA member? Join Today!
Participants will be invited by email to join the Facebook group for the exchange so they can share and communicate with each other.
We’re looking forward to seeing everyone’s wonderful woven bookmarks!
Protected: February 2023 Newsletter
Jane Stafford – Textiles & Tea Today
Register for Textiles & Tea today with Jane Stafford at www.WeaveSpinDye.org
Deflected Double Weave Workshop
The Seattle Weaver’s Guild is excited to announce that registration for an in-person April workshop, Connections, Layers, Pockets & Beyond Traditional Deflected Double Weave, with Janney Simpson is now open to guild and non-guild members .
The workshop is intended for intermediate weavers who can warp a loom and weave without assistance. An 8-shaft loom is required.
This 3-day in-person workshop will be held Friday, April 28th–Sunday, April 30th, 2023, from 9:00 am–4:30 pm at Edmonds Artworks in Edmonds, WA.
For more about Deflected Double Weave and a full description of the workshop including a link to registration, cost/fees, and more, please visit the website at https://www.seattleweaversguild.com/events/janney-simpson-connections-layers-pockets-and-beyond-traditional-deflected-double-weave
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Small Expressions 2023 Traveling Exhibit Call for EntryDeadline: March 28, 2023
The Handweavers Guild of America, Inc.’s(HGA) Small Expressions is an annual juried exhibit featuring contemporary small-scale works. The exhibit showcases works created using fiber techniques in any media, not to exceed 15 inches (38 cm) in any direction, including mounting, framing, or display devices.
The exhibit is available for travel. Juried by Allyce Wood, the 2023 exhibit will open at the Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum in La Conner, Washington (July 5 to September 3, 2023). Following the Washington show, the exhibit will tour the United States through June 2024.
Entry fees per piece are $17 for HGA Members (Join Now) and $25 for Non-Members. Students with proof of enrollment at an accredited educational institution may enter with no fee. We anticipate that the entry form for our annual Small Expressions exhibit will open in mid-February.
We are in the process of transitioning to new application software, which will make for a streamlined and simplified submission process. Thinking about entering? Download the prospectus below for more information to help you begin preparing your submission.Download Prospectus
Interested in bringing Small Expressions to a gallery or museum near you? Download our Traveling Exhibit Brochure.Download Brochure For more information about Small Expressions visit our our website or email our program coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.