Archive for February, 2017

THSG Helps budding Fiber Arts Guild in Ajo, AZ!

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TH&SG Supports the Longhouse Weaving Studio in Ajo, Arizona! The last of January 2017, I (Lura Moore) got an e-mail from a lady, Helen, living in Ajo. She was inquiring about the small Dorsett Loom we had posted on the website. I called her back that day. She explained that she and some other ladies were […]

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Oaxacan Weaving: Demonstration & Trunk Show-Feb. 17-19, 2017

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Tucson Botanical Gardens is pleased to welcome Alex Martinez from Oaxaca, Mexico.  For three days he will be at the Gardens to demonstrate his craft, promote the richness of the Zapotec culture and present a variety of beautiful rugs for you to purchase.  Don’t miss this opportunity to see a skilled artisan at work, learn […]

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THSG TREASURES Nominations Requested

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TUCSON HANDWEAVER’S AND SPINNER’S GUILD TREASURES NOMINATION Due March 16, 2017 We are fortunate in our Guild to have many members who have not only been a source of inspiration to us all, but who have also given generously of their time message and friendship to the Guild over many years. It is not an […]

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FIBER TRAILS-Cameron Taylor-Brown-January 2017

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Workshop Description: Cameron Taylor-Brown  used photo images of her journeys to Bhutan, the Peruvian Highlands and Gujarat, India as a starting point for participants to consider, design and embellish a mixed media collage on cloth.  Students examined traditional textiles from each country then created their own photo collage using translucent layering, stitching and yarns.  Students used […]

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