July 15, 2016
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Instructors: Click here for a list in alphabetical order

Click on the name to go to the instructor’s biography, photo, website, etc. Jackie Abrams Joanne Hall Beth Smith Polly Barton Linda Hartshorn Robyn Spady Nancy Farr Begnini Bobbie Irwin Kathe Todd-Hooker Joan Berner Amy King Dianne Totten Lucienne Coifman … Continue reading

July 4, 2016
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Comments Off on 103 Lucienne Coifman ~ Classic and Nontraditional Rep Weaves

103 Lucienne Coifman ~ Classic and Nontraditional Rep Weaves

Sugar Grove, Illinois Lucienne Coifman has taught weaving for the past 30 years at the Guilford Art Center (Guilford, Connecticut), The Creative Arts Workshop (New Haven, Connecticut) and in her own studio. She has also conducted workshops throughout the Northeastern … Continue reading

July 1, 2016
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Comments Off on 104 Inge Dam ~ Timeless Tablet Weaving: Ancient Tablet Weaving Techniques

104 Inge Dam ~ Timeless Tablet Weaving: Ancient Tablet Weaving Techniques

Schomberg, Ontario, Canada Inge Dam, author of Tablet-Woven Accents for Designer Fabrics: Contemporary Uses for Ancient Technique, has won many awards for her work. She has taught workshops in the U.S., Canada, and England, as well as for Convergence and … Continue reading

July 1, 2016
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Comments Off on 105 Connie Diamant ~ Creative Serendipity–Saori Style Weaving

105 Connie Diamant ~ Creative Serendipity–Saori Style Weaving

Fairfax Station, Virginia Connie Diamant brings 17 years of traditional weaving experience along with Saori intensive training with Mihoko Wakabayashi of Worcester, Massachusetts and workshops and classes with Cheryl Dunworth of Weavin’ Place ~Saori Style (Folsom, Louisiana). In workshops she brings … Continue reading

July 1, 2016
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Comments Off on 109 Joanne Hall ~ Swedish Art Weaves

109 Joanne Hall ~ Swedish Art Weaves

Clancy, Montana Joanne Hall is a weaver, teacher and author with a Masters Degree in Textile Design from the University of Minnesota. After teaching at the University of Montana (Missoula) and California Polytechnic State University (San Luis Obispo), Joanne started … Continue reading

July 4, 2016
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Comments Off on 112 Bobbie Irwin ~ Weaving a Transparency

112 Bobbie Irwin ~ Weaving a Transparency

Montrose, Colorado A weaver since 1973 and instructor for guilds and at conferences since 1986, Bobbie has been an editorial assistant, contributing editor, and columnist for several Interweave magazines. She has published three books and dozens of articles in textile … Continue reading

July 4, 2016
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Comments Off on 113 Tom Knisley ~ Weaving Multiple Structures on a Straight-Eight Threading

113 Tom Knisley ~ Weaving Multiple Structures on a Straight-Eight Threading

Dover, Pennsylvania Tom Knisely teaches weaving and spinning at Red Stone Glen Fiber Arts Center in York Haven, Pennsylvania. With a career spanning more than four decades, Tom still enjoys teaching beginning weaving along with rug weaving and advanced techniques. … Continue reading

July 4, 2016
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Comments Off on 115 Sara Lamb ~ Woven Treasures: Knotted Pile, Not Just for Carpets

115 Sara Lamb ~ Woven Treasures: Knotted Pile, Not Just for Carpets

Grass Valley, California Sara is a longtime spinner and weaver with a recent focus on knotted pile technique. She is the author of Woven Treasures, (Interweave Press, 2009) and her work has been published in SpinOff, Handwoven, Shuttle, Spindle & … Continue reading

July 4, 2016
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Comments Off on 116 Ruby Leslie ~ Project Colorway–For Weavers Who’d Rather Die Than Dye

116 Ruby Leslie ~ Project Colorway–For Weavers Who’d Rather Die Than Dye

Hardwick, Vermont Ruby Leslie maintains a full-time weaving and teaching studio in northern Vermont, where she designs her own line of handwovens as Ruby Charuby Weavings. Boundless enthusiasm for sampling and experimenting, especially with color and its interaction with structure, … Continue reading

July 4, 2016
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Comments Off on 117 Rosalie Neilson ~ Huck Lace

117 Rosalie Neilson ~ Huck Lace

Milwaukie, Oregon Rosalie Neilson loves using color and geometric design in her weavings. Her specialty is rep weave. An avid designer and teacher, she was featured in Rep Weave, a 2-hour DVD by Interweave Press. She publishes regularly in weaving … Continue reading

July 4, 2016
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Comments Off on 118 Robyn Spady ~ Block Party

118 Robyn Spady ~ Block Party

Bremerton, Washington Robyn Spady learned to weave in 1969 and completed the Handweavers Guild of America’s Certificate of Excellence (COE) in 2004 with the specialized study “Loom-controlled Stitched Double Cloth.” She is fascinated by the infinite possibilities of crossing threads … Continue reading

July 4, 2016
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Comments Off on 119 Dianne Totten ~ Crimp and Create (Weaving Crimp Cloth)

119 Dianne Totten ~ Crimp and Create (Weaving Crimp Cloth)

Marietta, Georgia Dianne Totten, a weaver for more than 30 years and teacher for 20, uses a variation of woven shibori to produce what she calls “crimp cloth”—a heat-set fabric that she uses to create one-of-a-kind garments. Her expertise in … Continue reading

July 4, 2016
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Comments Off on 120 Madelyn van der Hoogt ~ Deflected Doubleweave

120 Madelyn van der Hoogt ~ Deflected Doubleweave

Coupeville, Washington Articles in weaving magazines often end with the sentence: “The possibilities are endless.” The article might be about a weave structure, specific yarns, color theory, finishing methods, or a combination of any or all of them. Weavers have … Continue reading

July 4, 2016
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Comments Off on 121 Melissa Weaver Dunning ~ Acadian Weaving of French Canada and Louisiana

121 Melissa Weaver Dunning ~ Acadian Weaving of French Canada and Louisiana

Berryville, Virginia Melissa Weaver Dunning is an avid tartan and linen weaver, a skilled spinner and a compulsive knitter. She loves to share the history and context of traditional textile arts. Beginning her weaving journey in 1980 with Scottish master … Continue reading

July 4, 2016
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Comments Off on 122 Susan Wilson ~ Polychrome Crackle Weave

122 Susan Wilson ~ Polychrome Crackle Weave

Arvada, Colorado Susan Wilson received the Handweavers Guild of America’s (HGA) Certificate of Excellence in Handweaving, Master Level in 1990, with a specialty in crackle weave. Her book, Weave Classic Crackle & More, was published in 2011. Susan’s articles have … Continue reading

July 4, 2016
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Comments Off on 124 Walt Turpening ~ Weaving a Bench

124 Walt Turpening ~ Weaving a Bench

Kingsport, Tennessee A hobby woodworker since the late 1970’s, Walt began the development/design of the cord woven weaver’s bench in 1992 and has been professionally making custom benches, stools and chairs since 1997. He shows his work regularly at the … Continue reading

July 4, 2016
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Comments Off on 125 Kathe Todd-Hooker ~ Incredible Possibilities of Color

125 Kathe Todd-Hooker ~ Incredible Possibilities of Color

Albany, Oregon Kathe Todd-Hooker has been a tapestry weaver, writer and instructor since 1979. In addition, she is sometimes a historian, owner of Between & Etc. (formerly Fine Fiber Press), blogger at Tapestry Compendium (http://tapestrycompendium.blogspot.com) and tapestry list mistress. She is … Continue reading

July 4, 2016
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Comments Off on 201 Martha Owen ~ Beginning Spinning ~ Spindle and Wheel

201 Martha Owen ~ Beginning Spinning ~ Spindle and Wheel

Murphy, North Carolina Martha Owen began her adventure in spinning at the John C. Campbell Folk School (Brasstown, North Carolina) in 1978. Since 1980, her extended family has included angora rabbits and sheep. Currently her flock includes Corriedale/Merino, Romney, Shetland … Continue reading

July 4, 2016
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Comments Off on 202 Esther Rodgers ~ Journey Through Creative Spinning–From Prep to Ply

202 Esther Rodgers ~ Journey Through Creative Spinning–From Prep to Ply

Mebane, North Carolina Esther is a full time fiber artist known for her creative art yarns and unique fiber preparation. She is constantly innovating spinning techniques to create new textures and is on the cutting edge in yarn design. Esther … Continue reading

July 4, 2016
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Comments Off on 301 Joan Berner ~ Wrap Up in a Hand Felted Vest

301 Joan Berner ~ Wrap Up in a Hand Felted Vest

Hendersonville, North Carolina Joan Berner has followed her passion to create contemporary garments from traditional hand-produced textiles. Her work has been seen in seven Handweavers Guild of America’s Convergence fashion shows and sold nationally at the American Craft Council, Paradise … Continue reading

July 4, 2016
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Comments Off on 302 Jean Gauger ~ Nuno Felted Butterfly Shawl

302 Jean Gauger ~ Nuno Felted Butterfly Shawl

Stuart, Florida Jean Gauger creates unique art-to-wear nuno pieces as well as those for home decor, journals, handbags and framed art. Originally a knitter, she discovered wet and nuno felting and has been hooked ever since. Jean teaches and shares throughout … Continue reading

July 4, 2016
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Comments Off on 403 Kathrin Weber ~ Not Your Grandma’s Dye Pot

403 Kathrin Weber ~ Not Your Grandma’s Dye Pot

Clyde, North Carolina Kathrin has been living in the North Carolina mountains as a full time, self-employed fiber artist since 1980. Known for her colorful hand-dyed yarn and handwoven fabrics, she has marketed her work through national level craft shows, galleries, and commissions. … Continue reading

July 4, 2016
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Comments Off on 501 Carol Cypher ~ Beadwork Basics and Beyond

501 Carol Cypher ~ Beadwork Basics and Beyond

Esopus, New York Fiber artist Carol Cypher teaches workshops in beadwork, feltmaking and the provocative pairing of the two in the U.S., Japan, Australia and Europe. Author of Mastering Beadwork: A Comprehensive Guide to Off-Loom Techniques and three books on … Continue reading

July 4, 2016
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Comments Off on 502 Jackie Abrams ~ Paint and Plait: Bias Plaited Baskets

502 Jackie Abrams ~ Paint and Plait: Bias Plaited Baskets

Brattleboro, Vermont Jackie has been a basketmaker since 1975, when she first apprenticed to an 81-year-old traditional white ash basketmaker. Since 1990, she has been exploring plaiting techniques, the use of heavy cotton paper as a material and the possibilities … Continue reading