Chattahoochee Handweavers GuildWe're here to share our love of weaving and fiber arts with you.
~~ Our next meeting is January 17, 6:00PM – Program by Inge Dam ~~
- Finishing School on 12/08/2019 12:00 pm
- Tapestry Study Group on 12/12/2019 10:00 am
- 925-W Intermediate Spinning on 12/14/2019 10:00 am
- 315-D1 Beginning Rigid Heddle on 01/09/2020 10:00 am
- 314-W1 Beginning Rigid Heddle on 01/11/2020 10:00 am
- CHG Meeting on 01/17/2020 6:00 pm
- 2020 Winter Workshop on 01/18/2020
- 117-N Beginning Plus Floor Loom Weaving on 01/28/2020 6:30 pm
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 Geri Forkner’s Nuno Felting for Weavers two-day workshop. Then Inge Dam will join us in January for a three-day exploration of how to incorporate Tablet Bands in Fabric. Robyn Spady returns to CHG in mid-April 2020 to present a two-day workshop titled: There are Two Sides to Every Cloth.
In 2020 we will sponsor a Members’ Show Exhibit. This is an opportunity for members to display their works and possibly win prizes. Typically there are awards for the different categories of Functional, Decorative, Accessories, & Wearables. Since 1992 we have given the Margaret Mott Award for an entrant who has never exhibited in a juried show or never won an award at a CHG members show. In addition the Georgia Cotton Commission has provided an award for best use of cotton.
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 third (3rd) Saturday of the month, but when workshops are scheduled, they occur on the Friday evening prior. Check our calendar to be sure.
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...
I'm on a mission, a mission from the fiber gods (and maybe my husband): I'm going to weave my stash - my knitting stash that is. After finishing a big double weave blanket I moved on to the finer things in my decades old yarn stash - a mohair and silk blend from...
After the meeting last month I decided to put the warp on my loom and get threading in anticipation of the Fall class on double weave. Several of us come to Room 1 on the weekends to get some weaving done (its fun, just make sure to check the calendar for weekend...
Board of Directors
President – Ray Callaway
VP Programs – Kathi Grupp
VP Workshops – Lauren Seidl
VP Juried Exhibits – Ruth Thomas-Nance
Treasurer – Hazel Segall
Membership – Leigh Skowronski
Secretary – Kathy Roulston
Properties – Colleen Casey
Members Show – Emily Kahn
Education –Ann Doherty
Communications – Elyse Anderson
CoWorkshops – Chris Hitchcock