Education Directory 

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The following is a list of teachers throughout the State of Michigan and surrounding areas that are available to present programs on the various aspects of the Fiber Arts.

 

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Lois Bryant
Ann Arbor, MI 
734-665-9849
email: loisbethbryant@aol.com
website: www.LoisBryantStudio.com

  • Multi-harness weaving; Jacquard weaving, hand embroidery, color
  • “Mysterious, Marvelous Color: From Basic to Magic!” 2 day workshop
  • “Marvelous, Magical Color for Handweavers” 2 or 3 day workshop
  • “Double Weave Magic Made Easy” 2, 3 or 4 day workshop

Requirements: Food, Lodging, Travel (airfare or mileage)

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Su Butler
Woodstock, IL 
Phone:
815 308-5726
email: subu@subudesigns.com
web site: www.subudesigns.com

Classes I offer:

  • Understanding Rayon Chenille
  • Untying the Mysteries of Tied-Unit Weaves
  • Color Interaction for Handweavers
  • Beginning Four Color Doubleweave
  • Easy Pickup
  • Warp Painting

Other requirements: Roundtrip Mileage, tolls, shipping, meals, lodging.  Non-smoking, pet-free environment. Private bed and bath. Healthy diet – i.e., fruit, veggies, salads, etc., plenty of bottled water. MLH areas served: All

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Nancy Crampton

269 344-6799

email: nancycramptondesigns@yahoo.com

website: nancycramptondesigns.com

 

 

Workshop topics can also include a lecture.  Materials fees vary

  • Beginning Weft-faced Rugs (2-3 dayworkshop 4 shaft table or floor loom)
  • Tapestry Basics (2-3 day workshop I can provide copper-pipe looms if needed)

  • Inspired by Cardweaving Patters.  Point-twill patterns on a 4 shaft loom (2-3 day workshop)

  • Beginning Weaving Bootcamp (2-3 dayworkshop 4 shaft table or floor loom)

  • Rosepath Rag Rugs (2-3 dayworkshop 4 shaft table or floor loom)

  • Rag Rugs: Beyond Plain Weave (2-3 dayworkshop 4 shaft table or floor loom)

  • Sectional Warping:  Designing inch by inch - (lecture and demonstration)

  • Other requirements: Mileage, meals and lodging. All MLH areas served.

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Anne Flora

Tecumseh, MI 
517-423-7348
email: aflora@umich.edu

  • Felted Clutch Purses and Cloche Hats (2 day workshop)
  • Shibori Dyeing Workshop (2 day workshop)
  • Nuno-Felted Scarf Workshop (2 day workshop)
  • Felted Mittens and Berets (2 day workshop)
  • Felted Slippers (1 day workshop)
  • African Batik (1 day workshop)

Minimum number of students is 6 and maximum is 9

Will stay with a guild host no dietary restrictions Travel and mileage

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Mary Sue Fenner

Abrams, WI 
marysue@bayland.net

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  • Jacket trunk show and Sewing a One-of-a-Kind Jacket - trunk show includes  30+ jackets to try on and photograph. Jacket class suitable for all fiber artists, from weavers to felters to quilters.

Mileage and travel are extra

Will travel to Michigan, via SS Badger or fly, depending on season

Housing, I am flexible

Each student needs one long table, basic sewing setup for class.

Classroom needs: coat rack, hangers, mirrors, iron stations. .

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Jennifer Gould
Byron Center, MI 
616-878-1526
email: jgould1526@gmail.com
website: www.jennifergoulddesigns.com

  • Dolls by Contemporary Dollmakers
  • Designing Dolls Dolls from Handwoven Fabrics – Lecture
  • Dolls from Handwoven Fabrics – Workshop
  • See-Through Dolls
  • Make a Face — and Hands, Too! – Lecture
  • Make a Face and Hands – Workshop
  • Surface Design on Fabric – Lecture
  • Surface Design on Fabric: Printing and Painting – Workshop
  • Surface Design on Fabric: Embellish with the Sewing Machine – Workshop
  • Photo Transfer Techniques for Fabric – Lecture
  • Photo Transfer Techniques for Fabric – Workshop
  • The Evolution of My Work
  • Fabric Collage
  • So, You Want to Be A Self-Employed Artist?
  • Fabric Patterning with Discharge - Lecture
  • Fabric Patterning with Discharge - Workshop
  • Contemporary Embroidery: from Surface Design to the Stitched Mark- lecture 
  • Contemporary Embroidery: from Surface Design to the Stitched Mark- 2 or 3 day workshop
  • Dyeing for blue - indigo dyeing with shibori techniques - lecture 
  • Dyeing for blue - indigo dyeing with shibori techniques - 2 or 3 day workshop

Other requirements: Mileage (current IRS rate), food, and lodging (if over 2-hour drive from Grand Rapids). MLH areas served: All

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Bonnie Inouye

Weaving, Design

Western Colorado 
email: bonnieinouye@gmail.com
Phone in Maryland: 301.422.8926
Phone in Colorado: 970.349.5801
website: www.bonnieinouye.com

 

Tutorials (pdf files):

  •  Fiberworks weaving software for Windows and MAC
  •  Exploring Multishaft Design
  •  For descriptions, details and photographs of PDF's visit my website

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Karen Koykka O’Neal Out of Hand Papermaking Studio
Ann Arbor, MI

Phone: 734-665-2242 Phone; 734-769-2683  Cell:734-776-1048

email: kko@umich.edu

  • A Basket is an Extension of Your Hand  - Lecture

  • Papyrus - The Ancient Internet  -  Lecture/Demonstration

  • The Secret Life of Paper  -  Lecture

  • Hand Papermaking - Workshop

  • From Plants to Paper  -  Workshop

  • Bookmaking - Workshop

Other requirements: Mileage and lodging if you are far away!

MLH areas served: All

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Kati Reeder Meek
Treehouse Handweaving Studio

Alpena, MI 
Phone: 989-358-0162
Email: krmeek@charter.net
http://katimeek.blogspot.com

Only teaching locally and one on one consultation/coaching via email on:

  • Lithuanian Weaving
  • Weaving with Long-eyed Heddles
  • Whacking Your Warp
  • Tartans – The Designing, Weaving, Wearing

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Kris Miller Spruce Ridge Studios
Howell, MI
Phone 517-546-7732
Email: kris@spruceridgestudios.com

  • Primitive Rug Hooking

Other requirements: Mileage and lodging if required to stay overnight.

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JENNY SHU

East Lansing, MI 48906

JennySchuB@gmail.com 
www.JennySchu.com

Programs:

·         My Artwork's Journey

·         Combining Beaded Stitches

·         My 2014 Artist Residencies:  How to Apply and What Kinds are out there

       ·         Traveling Bead Studio Seminar

 

Workshops:

·         Beadweaving: Beginning Two-Drop Peyote Stitch Bracelet

·         Beadweaving: St. Petersburg Chain Bracelet

·         Beadweaving Russian Leaf (one day)

·         Beadweaving Russian Leaf and variations (2-3 Day)

Housing: Hotel or guild member's house is fine

Presentation needs: Display Tables, Projection Screen

MLH area you are willing to serve:  Anywhere! Depending on when the meeting is/how far there may need to be overnight plans available.

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Kathy Zasuwa
Milford, MI 
Phone 248-684-0695
email: kzart9@comcast.net

  • Beyond the Basics in Moorman Inlay – Lecture
  • Beyond Basics in Moorman Inlay – Workshop Description

Other requirements: Mileage; lodging if overnight stay required. MLH areas served: All

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Martha Town
Pittsford, MI  49271
517-567-8989 evenings
email:  mtown@frontiernet.net

Workshop and Lecture:
    Twill possibilities

Other requirements: Mileage; lodging if overnight stay required. MLH areas served: All

           

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