Zone 2 Museum Day

The early shift for the demo – Marion, Blaine, Ann, Pat and Diane.  Pat is always at the museum but we count her as one of ours.   The skies cleared after the threat of more flooding and museum day went ahead as planned. Later Susan A. joined us and we all spent the afternoon helping plant the seeds for tomorrow’s weavers.  We demonstrated weaving on an inkle [Read more...]

April 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

CHHit-CHHat – May 2016

The May issue of the CHH newsletter is ready for you to read, download, or print. Just click on this link to take you to the newsletter on our website. For MEMBERS ONLY – you will need your login and [Read more...]

April 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

Museum Day at HCCC

Saturday, April 30, 2016 is the day to visit the museums in Zone 2 in the Museum District for free. See the map by clicking on this link. Contemporary Handweavers of Houston will be demonstrating at the Houston Center for Contemporary Crafts from 9 to 4 along with many other crafts guilds. Make-it and take-it activities are the highlight for children and [Read more...]

April 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

Table Loom for sale

From Krista – Schacht table loom 25” width, 8 shafts. I didn’t count the heddles but there probably are approx 50 per shaft. I’ve moved them around a bit so you may need to redistribute them if you want an even number across all shafts. As far as I know, this loom has had 5 owners (me being #5). It’s a great learning loom. It has all necessary features etc. I [Read more...]

April 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

Mirrix loom for sale

28″ Mirrix loom in good condition, missing shed handle ($15 to replace); comes with extra heddles, two tapestry beaters and a bag of tapestry bobbins. $225.00 – loom is at Guild House. Contact weavehouston@gmail.com or call the Guild House. [Read more...]

April 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Big Show at Lawndale Art Center

The Big Show is an annual juried exhibition showcasing new work in all media by artists living within a 100-mile radius of Lawndale Art Center. The 2016 edition of The Big Show will be juried by Apsara DiQuinzio, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art and Phyllis C. Wattis MATRIX Curator of the Berkeley Art Museum and Tina Kukielski, Executive Director of ART21. Check out the [Read more...]

April 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

Take-a-Loom-Along

Summer Fun with take-a-long looms Summer is vacation time.  Do you have a trip planned? Are you off to a little cabin in the woods? It sounds great until you start to pack and realize you can’t get your loom in the car.  Come to the May meeting and learn how you can have both your cabin in the woods and looms. The May Meeting will give you the opportunity to learn about [Read more...]

April 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

April Meeting on Saturday

Guild House Gallery – April 16th Hi everyone. If you are interested in putting any items in the Gallery, I’ll accept them this Saturday after the meeting. Send me a note if you have any entries. That way I’ll be on the lookout for you. Remember, next check in, Saturday, April 16th at noon. Thanks. Pat Powell – Gallery Coordinator Don’t forget the board [Read more...]

April 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

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