Workshops Upcoming and Previous Guild-Sponsored Workshops
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Upcoming Workshops

Workshops might be cancelled or changed due to unforeseen circumstances.

Bead Tapestry Crochet Workshop - November 12, 2022
Carol Ventura will discuss how tapestry crochet differs around the world while participants tapestry crochet a basket with a beaded design at Vanderbilt's Sarratt Studio.

London England based knitwear designer, Joan Murray - January 21, 2023
Zoom event in collaboration with Sunshine Weaving and Fiber Arts and Getty Music “Sing” events.

Pattern Weaving Workshop - February 18-19, 2023
This round robin workshop features 10-20 warped looms, each with a different pattern. Participants submit a pattern in advance and bring a loom warped with that pattern to the workshop. When the workshop concludes, participants will have a collection of pattern samples they've woven and a notebook of drawdowns. The workshop is free for guild members and is usually held in February. In 2023 it will be in Bellevue at the River Plantation Clubhouse.

Sample from a pattern workshop.

Linen Spinning and Silkworm to Silk Fabric with Cassie Dickson - March 18-19, 2023
This spinning workshop will take place at Vanderbilt's Sarratt Studio.


Rosepath Rag Runners - April 15-16
JoEL Loguiduce will lead this workshop in Bellevue at the River Plantation Clubhouse.


Overshot Workshop - May 6-7, 2023
Ann Marie Mullen will teach overshot in Bellevue at the River Plantation Clubhouse.



Mini-workshops and single-day events are frequently planned that relate to meeting topics. For details and registration information contact the pattern workshop chairperson via info@handweaverstn.org. Additional workshops will be announced throughout the year.


Weavers at work in a workshop.

Previous Guild-Sponsored Workshops


Our Swedish Heritage - Debbie Todhunter
Extreme Warp Makeovers - Robyn Spady
Garments from "Weftovers" - Daryl Lancaster
Historic Coverlets and American Textile Traditions - Sigrid Piroch
Tapestry Weaving - Martha Christian
Kumihimo: The Ancient Art of Japanese Braiding - Ethel Kawamura
Treadling Variations -Sharon Alderman
The Big Twill - Bonnie Inouye
Garment Construction for Handwovens - Alison Dennis
Thick 'n Thin Plus Huck - Madelyn van der Hoogt
Basketmaking - Beth Hester
Paddle Warping - Sallie Guy
Moorman Technique - Nancy Granner
Overshot - Vickie Tardy
Color and Weave - Vickie Tardy
Swedish Drall - Joanne Hall
Color Blending - Jan Friedman
Painted Warps - Jan Frie

For more information please contact info@handweaverstn.org. You may also visit us on Facebook at Handweavers Guild of Nashville.