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Programs & Workshops 2020-2021


Meetings will be held online unless otherwise noted. If you would like to visit one of our meetings, please email programs@handweaversofboulder.org for the meeting link.

Day Meetings are held at 10:00am on the 2nd Monday of the month unless otherwise noted.

Evening Meetings are held at 7:00pm on the Tuesday following the 2nd Monday unless otherwise noted.

Updated 11.01.2020

September - Jennifer Moore

 Day Guild September 8, 2020Jennifer Moore
 Evening Guild September 9, 2020Jennifer Moore

Workshop: Doubleweave Diversity 9/21, 23, 28 & 30, time TBD. See registration form for details.

Updated 09.14.2020

October - Kathy Hattori of Botanical Colors

 Day Guild October 12, 2020Trends in Natural Dyeing
 Evening Guild October 13, 2020Trends in Fashion Using Natural Dye

Please contact Terri Smith via programs@handweaversofboulder.org if you are interested in a natural dyeing workshop.

Updated 10.10.2020

November - Japanese Knitting with Gayle Roehm

 Day Guild  November 9, 2020 Hand Knitting Design in Japan
 Evening Guild  November 10, 2020 Behind the Scenes: Translated Japanese Knitting Books

Gayle Roehm is a former management consultant who now devotes herself to knitting and other fiber arts. She teaches nationally for knitting events, guilds and yarn shops. Her designs have been featured in Knitter’s, Interweave Knits, A Gathering of Lace, and other publications. She also sells her work at a fiber arts gallery. Gayle has traveled throughout the world, lived in Japan, speaks Japanese and has knitted with Japanese designs for many years. She is the translator of the Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible and 250 Japanese Knitting Stitches by Hitomi Shida, Japanese Knitting by michiyo, and other Japanese knitting and crochet books. She published the first information in English about Japanese patterns in 1997, she prepared the Japanese section for the book Knitting Languages, and she has translated patterns for Diakeito Yarns/Sunrise Fibers. Gayle is a member of the Potomac Fiber Arts Gallery in Alexandria, VA, where she sells her original handknits.

Updated 10.18.2020

December - Folk Arts with Marilyn Romatka

 Day Guild

 December 14, 2020 Uzbek Ikat: The Personal Saga of an Exceptional Cloth
 Evening Guild  December 15, 2020 The Handicrafts of Gujarat

Marilyn Romatka has a passion for Folk Art. She has been teaching spinning, weaving, and many other ethnic crafts to both children and adults throughout the Pacific Northwest as well as national Crafting Conferences, for many years. Her passion is to kindle the love for the beauty that we can create with just our hands and a few simple tools.

Uzbek Ikat: The Personal Saga of an Exceptional Cloth

Experience the exotic in your own hometown; travel to Central Asia in this multi-media presentation. We have all seen Uzbek Ikat on the runway in New York and London, now travel back to Uzbekistan with Marilyn to watch the process of its production. Each thread manipulated, dyed, and woven into exquisite cloth –truly hand-crafted.

The Handicrafts of Gujarat

Travel to India in this multi-media presentation. We weavers and crafters delight in items created by the human hand and the traditional crafts found in the state of Gujarat are a wealthy inheritance all makers can enjoy. Weaving techniques, pit looms, silk, and camel throughout!

Updated 11.15.2020

January - TBD

 Day Guild  January 11, 2021 TBD
 Evening Guild  January 12, 2021 TBD

Updated 07.28.2020

February - TBD

 Day Guild  February 8, 2021 TBD
 Evening Guild  February 9, 2021 TBD

Updated 07.28.2020

March - TBD

 Day Guild March 8, 2021TBD
 Evening Guild March 9, 2021TBD

Updated 07.28.2020

April - TBD

 Day Guild April 12, 2021 TBD
 Evening Guild April 13, 2021 TBD

Updated 07.28.2020

May - TBD

 Day Guild  May 10, 2021 TBD
 Evening Guild  May 11, 2021 TBD

Updated 07.28.2020

Past Programs

Prior years of program information will be added as time permits.

  • 2013-2014
  • 2012-2013
  • 2011-2012
  • 2010-2011
  • 2009-2010
  • 2008-2009

The Handweavers Guild of Boulder is a 501(c)(3) organization focused on textile and fiber arts education.

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