Michigan League of Handweavers

2022 Zoom Workshops - January through April  

Registration Opens November 15, 2021 at 10:00 AM

 

  • January 13, 20, 27 + 24- Twill Gamps (3-days+) with Martha Town 
  • February 5 & 13 - Turned Beiderwand (2 days) with Karen Donde 
  • February 5, 6, 12, 13- Learn to Weave (4 days +) with Joan Sheridan 
  • March 13 - Warping and Weaving with Ease (1 day) with Joan Sheridan 
  • April 3 - Understanding Weaving Drafts (1 day) with Joan Sheridan 

For more information go to: 2022 Zoom Workshops

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Monthly Lecture Series via Zoom
 Second Wednesday at 7:00 PM EST

 

This exciting new series is being offered to all members of MLH as a FREE benefit of membership.  

 

This series does require that you must be a member of MLH (Click here to become a member) and register in advance for the topic you find of interest. This series will offer you 11 FREE lectures/speakers throughout 2022 on the second Wednesday of each month at 7pm.. 

 

We will be posting the information about each speaker and topic in the MLH newsletters, website and on Facebook. The Zoom lectures will be recorded  LIVE and made available through a limited, password protected access for registered MLH members up to 2 weeks after. 

 

For a complete list and description of the Monthly Lecture Series "Click Here"

2022 Summer Workshops

June 9 - 12, 2022 - Hope College, Holland Michigan

Registation opens January 3, 2022 at 10:00 AM

Joan Sheridan - Fair Isle Color Exploration-Knitting

Dawn Edwards - Fabulous Felt Sampler-3 wet felted 3D projects

Jennifer Gould - Contemporary Embroidery: From Surface Design to the Stitched Mark

Martha Town - Cell Weaves on 8 shafts

Linda Hartshorn - Weaving in a Parallel Universe

Denise Kovnat - One Warp, Four Fabrics, 60/2 Silk 

Ruby Leslie - Project Colorways: for Weavers Who’d rather Die than Dye (no looms)

Deborah Silver - Split Shed Weaving

 

For more information go to 2022 Workshops

 

Textiles & Tea

 

Each week HGA will host a conversation with some of the most respected fiber artists in the field today. In this 45-minute discussion the focus will be on their artwork and their creative journey. 15 minutes at the end of the conversation will be for questions from the audience. Textiles & Tea will take place every Tuesday at 4:00 PM (EST) and will be broadcast via Zoom. These broadcasts will be free to view and open to all.

 

MLH will be sponsoring four Tea and Textiles through HGA.  The three currently scheduled are:   

  • January 18, 2022 - Jenny Schu


For more information about Textiles & Tea as well as HGA please go to: https://weavespindye.org/
 

MENTORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES through MLH

    

 

We currently have mentors available who are willing to help with these topics:

  • RIGID HEDDLE WEAVING - various possibilities of weaving on a rigid heddle.
  • BEGINNER - ADVANCED WEAVING - any structure.
  • COLOR & DYING - color and dyeing,  synthetic and natural dyes.

 

If you are interested in learning from someone, please complete the Mentee request form and email to  mentorship@mlhguild.org

 

The more topics we can offer, the better, and I know there are many talented weavers in MLH!  If you would like to be coach a new friend, please send a completed Mentor request form to mentorship@mlhguild.org

 

Happy Weaving!

Martha Town

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