Education Directory 

Please note education information is current as of October 2023.


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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.



Lois Bryant

Ann Arbor, MI 

  • 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)


Su Butler
Woodstock, IL 
815 308-5726
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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


Nancy Crampton

269 344-6799




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.


Anne Flora

Tecumseh, MI 

  • 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


Mary Sue Fenner

Abrams, WI

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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. 


Jennifer Gould

Byron Center, MI 

Email me for descriptions of the following:

  • The Evolution of My Textile Work - Lecture
  • Recent Textile Explorations - Lecture
  • Dyeing for Blue:  Indigo Dyeing with Shibori Techniques – Lecture
  • Dyeing for Blue:  Indigo Dyeing with Shibori Techniques – 2 or 3-Day Workshop
  • Fabric Patterning with Discharge - Lecture
  • Fabric Patterning with Discharge – 2 or 3-Day 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
  • Surface Design on Fabric – Lecture
  • Surface Design on Fabric:  Printing and Painting with Textile Paints – 2 or 3-Day Workshop
  • Monoprinting – 2 or 3-Day Workshop
  • Making Your Own Stamps and Stencils – 2 or 3-Day Workshop
  • Disperse Dyes:  Transfer Prints on Synthetic Fabric – 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



Bonnie Inouye Weaving, Design

Western Colorado 
Phone in Maryland: 301.422.8926
Phone in Colorado: 970.349.5801


Tutorials available (via pdf files):

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



Carol Irving

Escanaba, MI 

  • The Evolution of My Textile Work – Lecture

  • A Weaver’s Journal of Endangered Wildflowers – Exhibit and Artist Talk

  • Beginning Weft-faced Rugs & Intro to Shaft Switching (2-3 day workshop 4 shaft table or floor loom)

Requirements: Food, Lodging, Travel (airfare or mileage – current IRS Rate), All MLH areas served.


Karen Koykka O’Neal Out of Hand Papermaking Studio

Ann Arbor, MI

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


  • 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



  Kati Reeder Meek Treehouse Handweaving Studio

Alpena, MI 
Phone: 989-358-0162

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


Kris Miller Spruce Ridge Studios
Howell, MI
Phone 517-546-7732

  • Primitive Rug Hooking

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


Jenny Shu

East Lansing, MI 48906




  • My Artwork's Journey
  • Combining Beaded Stitches
  • My 2014 Artist Residencies:  How to Apply and What Kinds are out there
  • Traveling Bead Studio Seminar


  • 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.


Kathy Zasuwa
Milford, MI 
Phone 248-684-0695


  • 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


Martha Town
Pittsford, MI  49271



Twill is one of the basic weave structures, and is extremely versatile. It is ages old, has been used in many cultures to create wonderful woven patterns, but is still evolving with the application of computer aided design! After reviewing the basics of Twill structures on 4, 8, and 16 shafts, we will explore ways I have used Twill structures to design unique fabrics for the home, for garments, and for artistic expression.  This lecture will expand your appreciation of the design potential of Twill.

MLH areas served: All & National


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