Seminar Schedule

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Day 1
21 May 2016

Attendee Check In, Display Set-Up

Check in and pick up your packets, and set up your Guild Display Tables. Then browse and mingle with your fellow fiber artists as you enjoy morning refreshments in Berger...
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President’s Welcome and Announcements

Gather in Berger Hall for a few words of introduction and welcome from the Pikes Peak Weavers Guild President, Sandra Hutton and the Colorado Weavers Day 2016 Chair, Bernadette Marquez.
Bernadette Marquez
Bernadette Marquez
Sandra Hutton, Ph.D.

The Story of an Artist, Designer, and Educator as Told Through Textiles

In this keynote address, Eulanda Sanders, born and raised in Colorado, will present a journey of her life in which textiles has been the foundation in the arenas of fiber...
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Dr. Eulanda Sanders
Dr. Eulanda Sanders

Shaping and Special Effects for the Handweaver

Knowing both ends of the spectrum can create very unique pieces. Combination of weave structures and yarn choices will lead the weaver to unlimited variations in the finished cloth. Emphasizing...
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Dottie Weir

Cuttin’ Up

Turn your handwovens into garments from the Simple to the Sublime.  This session brings together four handweavers with considerable experience making garments from handwoven fabrics. Gain confidence and learn tips for cutting...
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Jan Seltman
Sandra Hutton, Ph.D.
Cathy Coatney
Helen Bressler

Spark! Bedazzle! Pop! Your Yarns

In this spinning seminar, learn how using color, textures, and inclusions will take your yarn from “Ho hum” to “Oh, YUM!”
Peggy Doney
11:45 am - 12:45 pm

Intermission & Lunch Break

Warp and Weft Re-imagined: Jump-Start Your Creativity and Invigorate Your Weaving Practice

In this keynote address, you’ll be introduced to techniques that will help you jump-start your creativity. You’ll discover practical tools, body awareness strategies, and tried-and-true design activities that will appeal...
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Lynn Cornelius, MFA

For the Love of Weaving: A Fresh Look at the Art of Tablet, Inkle, & Rigid Heddle Weaving

Join Judi Arndt, Sara Goldenberg and Robin Wilton as they take a new look at these simple yet versatile forms of weaving you can do without investing in a big...
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Robin Wilton
Sara Goldenberg
Judi Arndt

Sensational Towels, Napkins and Placemats!

Acquire a fresh perspective on weaving towels, napkins and placemats! On looms with 4, 8, or more shafts, ramp-up your design expertise, color-selection skills and technique repertoire to create fabulous...
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Carol Wilkinson

Getting into Galleries and High End Shows

Karen Pierce will draw from her own experiences – the good, the bad, and the ugly – to guide you in your decisions and help with the application process for...
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Karen Pierce

Growing a Natural Dye Garden

This presentation will tell the story of the Janice Ford Memorial Dye Garden which is a natural dye garden that Donna started in 2014. It is a collaboration between the...
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Donna Brown

What If: A Creative Exploration in Combining Materials and Techniques

The techniques we use as fiber artists have been passed down for centuries. These traditions are important. They connect us to our past, our heritage, and for many of us...
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Sandra Clark, MFA

Final Words and Ribbon Presentation

Sandra Hutton, founder of Colorado Weavers Day will offer a few words, and the ribbons for Guild Display Table items will be presented by our guest Juror Jean Scorgie.
Sandra Hutton, Ph.D.
Jean Scorgie
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Pack Up & Head Home – Drive Safely!