Where’s Jane? Upcoming Appearances and Classes

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In 2011:

September 7, 12:30-1:30

Grand Junction, Colorado

Mesa Fibers Arts Guild and Tangle Yarn Shop

I’ll be giving the September program for the Guild, “Creative Fabrics on the Rigid Heddle Loom”

For information: www.mesafiberartsguild.org

Later, I’ll be at Tangle in downtown Grand Junction, demonstrating on the Cricket Loom. I’ll also have our new Sidekick spinning wheel along for demos.

Check out: www.tangleonline.com

September 14, 5-8 pm

New York City

Lion Brand Studio

I’ll be teaching a 3-hour workshop entitled, “Magic Fingers: Finger-Controlled Weaves”.

To register: www.lionbrandstudio.com

September 15, 5-8 pm

New York City

The Yarn Company

Both Barry and I’ll be at one of The Yarn Company’s grand opening festivities. I’ll sign my book, The Weaver’s Idea Book and talk rigid heddle weaving. Barry will answer spinning wheel questions and anything about Schacht you may want to know.

To learn more: www.theyarnco.com

September 29 and 30th

Taos, New Mexico

Taos Wool Festival

I’ll be teaching teaching two all-day workshops. Thursday’s workshop is “Pick Me Up: Easy-as-Pie-Pick-Up Patterns for the Rigid Heddle Loom”; Friday’s workshop is “Magic Fingers: Finger-Controlled Weaves on Any Loom” which is open to rigid heddle, table or floor looms. Sign up for one or both. You’ll need to bring a warped loom.

To register: www.taoswoolfestival.org

October 27th and November 3rd, 6:30-8:30 pm

Boulder, Colorado

Shuttles, Spindles, and Skeins

I’ll be giving a two session class on pick-up techniques on the rigid heddle loom at my local LYS. Learn how to create warp and weft floats as well as weaves such as honeycomb—it’s easier than you think!

For class schedule, go to: www.shuttlesspindlesandskeins.com

November 11, 2011

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Pikes Peak Weavers Guild

I’ll be giving the program: “Creative Cloth: Play, Planning, and Perfecting Ideas to Make Cloth You Love”

In the afternoon I’ll be offering a mini workshop, “Magic Fingers: Exploring the Finger-Controlled Techniques”

Visit: www.pikespeakweavers.org

In 2012:

March 8, 9, 10

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Weavers Guild of Minnesota

On Thursday, March 8th at 7 pm I’ll give a program entitled, “Creative Cloth: Not Just for the Rigid Heddle Loom”. This will be followed by two workshops. On March 9th, I’ll give an all-day workshop on Pick-up techniques for the rigid heddle loom, followed by a one-day workshop on the finger-controlled techniques for rigid heddle and harness looms.

To find our more, visit: www.weaversguildmn.org

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Schacht Spindle

Schacht Spindle Company, Inc. was founded during the back-to-earth movement of the late 1960's and its accompanying craft resurgence. Their first loom was a simple tapestry loom, a version which they still make today. Over nearly 50 years, Schacht has developed a broad range of high quality hand weaving and hand spinning tools, including their popular Cricket Loom and Ladybug Spinning wheel. Schacht’s mission is to create beautiful and well-designed products that enhance customers’ weaving and spinning experience through innovative problem solving, creative ideas, skilled woodworking and craftsmanship, and friendly, knowledgeable customer service. Schacht’s family owned business is located in Boulder, Colorado.