Educators

Educational Directory

 

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 - updated January 2015

 

Pamela J. Arquette
Pinckney, MI
Phone 734-954-0007
email: pendragon@chartermi.net
Web Page: www.pamarquette.com
  • “Tying One On” How to tie and wear scarves – Lecture only 

Other requirements: Mileage, Food and Overnight Lodging, if required. Lodging in host home is fine. MLH areas served: All
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JoAnn Bachelder

Bay City, MI 
Phone 989-892-3013
e-mail: rivtex@sbcglobal.net

  • Altered Surfaces - workshop
  • Color - lecture
  • Color Dye Gamp - workshop
  • Diaper - Noun, Verb, or Adjective? - lecture
  • Diaper - a Gold Mine of Opportunity - workshop
  • Drafting Revisited - lecture/seminar
  • Dimity: From the 15h Century to the New Millennium - lecture/seminar
  • Finishing - lecture/seminar
  • Levels, Layers, Strata, Position - lecture
  • Overshot - lecture
  • Overshot: ‘Manners of Weaving’ - workshop
  • Motifs in Overshot - lecture, workshop
  • Stripes - lecture, workshop
  • Three Shaft Weaves: When Less is More - lecture/seminar, workshop
  • Towels: Transcending Tradition - lecture/seminar, workshop
  • Transition: Hobby to Business - lecture
  • Weaving Manuscripts - Treasures for Today - workshop

Other Requirements: Mileage, food and overnight lodging, if required. Lodging in a host home is fine.

MLH areas served: All

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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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Gisela Bosch
Brighton, MI 
810-227-4678
email: giselab@comcast.net

Workshops / Lectures offered:

  • Round Robin Linen Lace Workshop
  • Harrisville Color Weave Sampler Workshop
  • Doubleweave Workshop
  • Chenille Scarf Workshop
  • Namedrafting
  • Learn to Knit the European Way
  • Sock Knitting
  • Weaving Workshop – Bed & Breakfast
  • Shadow Weave – Round Robin Workshop

All Workshops have a per person material fee plus a supply list.

Other requirements: Travel and Food, lodging in host home (prefer nonsmoker) or motel. MLH areas served: All

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Su Butler
Woodstock, IL 
Phone: 815-337-6657
email: subu@subudesigns.com
web site: www.subudesigns.com

  • Understanding Rayon Chenille
  • Untying the Mysteries of Tied-Unit Weaves
  • Color Interaction for Handweavers
  • Surface Design for Handweavers
  • Easy Pickup
  • Beginning Warp Painting
  • Warp Painting
  • Beginning Weave Drafting
  • Rug Weaving – Taquette, Samitum and More!

Other requirements: 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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Jochen Ditterich
Grand Rapids, MI 
616-361-9809 or 616-304-5337
email: weaverjochen@yahoo.com
also weaverjochen@comcast.net
Website - www.Weaverjochen.com

  • Blankets – Lecture Blankets – Workshop
  • Weaving Hints and Helpful Tools

Other requirements: Mileage; lodging in host home if overnight stay is required. MLH areas served: All

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Judy A. Dominic
Harrison, OH 
H: 513-367-0710, C:513-515-1095
Email: judy@judydominic.com

Website: www.judydominic.com

Workshops / Lectures offered:

  • Mudcloth - Modified Bogolan Fini 
  • Natural Dying Serendipity
  • Capture That Thought (simple bookbinding and journal making, artist books)
  • Practically Perfect Paper (recycling method)
  • Actually Perfect Paper (plant method)
  • Scrumble Rumble - freeform knitting and crochet
  • String Theory
  • Soft Sculpture Twining
  • Basics of Basketry - Plait, Plain Weave, Twine, Coil
  • Wool Drying Basket
  • Random Weave Basketry
  • Double Pie Basket, Ribbed Style
  • Gutsy Stuff 
  • Market Basket

Fees: All workshops have a per person material fee plus supply list. Images of projects supplied on request.

Other requirements: Travel and food; lodging in host home (prefer nonsmoker) or motel. MLH areas served: All

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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)

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 a long table, coat rack, hangers, basic sewing set up for class.

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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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Sue Holdaway-Heys
Ann Arbor, MI 
Phone 734-971-4980
email: shhart@aol.com
web page: www.sueholdaway-heys.com

  • The Frosting on the Cake Sources of Inspiration For My Art Quilts and How I create Them
  • Hollyhock or Sunflower design - all day workshop
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Other requirements: 48 cents mileage (or current IRS rate), Lodging if needed. MLH areas served: All

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Bonnie Inouye
Weaving, Design
Address from September through May 
Hyattsville, MD  (near Washington D.C.)

Address all Summer:
Crested Butte, CO 
email: bonnieinouye@gmail.com
Phone in Maryland: 301.422.8926
Phone in Colorado: 970.349.5801
website: www.bonnieinouye.comWorkshops:

  • The Big Twill
  • Autumn and Springtime: Beyond Summer and Winter
  • Advance!
  • Opposites Attract
  • Design with Textures
  • Loom-Controlled Imagery
  • Creating Drafting with Fiberworks

For descriptions, details and photographs visit my website. Requirements: Transportation, meals and a place to stay.

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Leslie Johnson
Eaton Rapids, MI 
Phone: 517-663-0357
e-mail: rivloom@sbcglobal.netWorkshops
  • Beginning Inkle weaving (one-day)
  • Advanced Inkle weaving (one-day)
  • Weaving rag rugs (one or two days)

All MLH areas. One day: $250. Two days: $450. Fee plus mileage, lodging, food. One-day crash course in rag rug weaving in my home studio: $150. Beginning weaving lessons in my home studio: $150 for six 2-hour sessions.

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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

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

 

  • For Love of Lithuanian Weaving
  • Weaving with Long-eyed Heddles
  • Whacking Your Warp
  • Tartans – The Designing
  • Tartans – The Weaving
  • Tartans – The Wearing
  • Lustrous Linens, 3-day workshop
  • Tedious Terrible Tremendous Tartans 3-day worship (includes the Michigan tartan)
  • There Must be 50 Ways to Weave your Tartan 3-day workshop

Other requirements: travel expenses, meals and lodging. MLH served: All

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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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Loretta Oliver
248-433-1067
email: retsie@aol.com
website: www.loretta-fiber.com

  • “Evolution of a Felter” – Digital presentation about my fiber experiences 1 hour
  • “Felt Amulets” 1.5 hours
  • “Felt Tulip & Poppy Corsage” 3 Hours
  • “Wavy Woven Felted Fabric Condensed” 6 hours
  • “Felting on Silk and Microwave Dyeing” 2 days
  • “Create a Workshop” Workshops can be desinged to fit the needs of your group.

Willing to stay with a Guild Hostess. Mileage, Meals and lodging 

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Martha Reeves

Workshops and seminars offered:
       .  Bead Leno
       .  Fiber Jewelry
For more information, go to web site:  www.marthareevesweaver.com

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Mary Lulich

Shelby, MI 
Phone: 231-861-0022
email: mary@marylulich.com
website: www.marylulich.com

I teach the following:

  • Beginning weaving
  • Calculating Warp and Weft (plus use of McMorran Balance)
  • Warping methods: Board, Reel, Paddle, Trapeze, Sectional Beaming, Threading, Sleying and Weaving
  • In Home Studio: Offer retreats with room and board. Day classes.

Willing to travel.

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            JENNY SHU

East Lansing, MI 48823

JennySchuB@gmail.com 
www.JennySchu.com

Programs:

·         My Artwork's Journey

·         Combining Beaded Stitches

·         My 2014 Artist Residencies

Workshops:

·         Beadweaving Beginning Tow-Drop Peyote Stitch,

·         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, Digital Projector

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

  • Basic Drawing: Creating Imagery for Woven Cloth – Lecture or Workshop
  • Creative Process: Clearing the Path and Finding the Flow – Lecture
  • Clearing a Path: Creative Commitment
  • 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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