Chattahoochee Handweavers Guild

We're here to share our love of weaving and fiber arts with you.

 

Its that time again... the CHG membership year starts in July so take the time to renew your membership before the fall season kicks into high gear. Membership has benefits and not the least of them are the early registration opportunities for classes and workshops AT...

Susan Wilson Will Lead Crackle Workshop

Susan Wilson, author of Weave Classic Crackle & More will lead the Fall 2018 Workshop. Polychrome Crackle will be the focus of the 2-day workshop on September 21-22. Members, look for the advance notice registration notification in your mailbox - you get first dibs at...

Welcome 2018-2019 Board

At the June meeting the slate of board members published in Fiber Focus was elected.  Congratulations to everyone.  We say goodbye, but not farewell to Kathi Grupp, Julie Aiken, and Debbie Gaunt who have all completed 3-year terms on the Board.  One of the things that...

Meeting 6/16/18

It’s gonna be hot!  Y ’all come! That’s how we invited our fiber friends to Convergence 98.  About 2,000 came from every state in the US and 26 countries.  Over 300 volunteers from fiber guilds around Georgia worked to make Convergence 98 Atlanta the best ever.  We...

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Early Fall Highlights Spinning - Beginning and Intermediate Classes Are you a weaver and want to understand more about the way your yarn is prepared?  Do you want more control in creating unique yarns.  Or maybe you don't weave, and you have the family heirloom...

CHG Demos

Chattahoochee Handweavers Guild is frequently requested to provide demos of weaving at events.  This is an important part of our Educational mission - bringing a knowledge of weaving as craft and art to others and promoting the Guild as a resource for learning. ...

Books in the CHG Library – A guide to animal fibers

By Kathy Roulston Robson, D. & Ekarius, C. (2011). The fleece & fiber sourcebook: More than 200 fibers from animal to spun yarn. North Adams, MA: Storey Publishing. Pp. 438. $35.00. ISBN 978-1-60342-711-1 There is a memorial to Jackie Howe...

Sericulture: The Art of Raising Silk Worms to Produce Silk

The CHG February Guild Meeting Program was presented by Cassie Dickson, weaver, spinner, natural dyer and raiser of silk worms! Cassie Dickson presented her work with silk - from eggs, to worms, to cocoons, silk and moths all made possible by careful tending and a...

Laura Fry Online Class Review

Getting back into the weaving groove after a nice winter break I happened upon The Efficient Weaver, an Interweave online course taught by Laura Fry. Look for the link at the end of the post if you are interested. I've just passed my one year anniversary as a weaver,...

Anyone know how to warp a backstrap loom?

While weaving in Room 1 visitor stopped by to ask if she could get some help warping a backstrap loom she bought traveling in Honduras. She remembers how to weave but can't figure out how to get started. Is there anyone out there who can help? If so, send an email to...

Jennifer Moore Workship

 

What's On Our Loom

members share what they are weaving

 

upcoming events

a message from our president

Welcome to Chattahoochee Handweavers Guild.  Please explore our website to find out who we are and what programs we offer.  We have a strong educational mission and offer a multitude of classes over fall, winter, spring and summer quarters.  In addition we host regional, national, or international experts in weaving for workshops three times a year.  This September will see Susan Wilson’s Polychrome Crackle workshop.  Then Denise Kovnat will join us in January for Echo Weave and finally Deb Essen will be exploring color in early April 2019.

Next year will also be our biennial Juried Show, COLOR: Classic to Contemporary.  Kathrin Weber will be our jurist for the show.  Look for more information on the show to be posted soon.  We are excited to be exhibiting at the Jacqueline Casey Hudgens Center for Art & Learning in Duluth, GA.  The show will run from May 4, 2019 to July 27,  2019 with the opening reception on May  11th.

Our meetings are open to visitors and we hope that you decide to drop in at one of them.  Generally they are held on a 3rd Saturday of the month, but when workshops are scheduled, they occur on the Friday evening prior.  Check our calendar to be sure.

Ray Callaway
President, CHG

Board of Directors

President – Ray Callaway
VP Programs – Jean Clark
VP Workshops – Janelle Schultz
VP Juried Exhibits – Leigh Skowronski
Treasurer – Allison Bishop
Membership – Tonya Leach
Secretary – Kathy Roulston
Properties – Kay Guilmet
Members Show – Emily Kahn
Education – Ann Doherty
Communications – Elyse Anderson
CoWorkshop – Liz Bein

Committees

Registrar
Librarian – Tonya Leach
Newsletter – Teresa Edmisten

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