This is your view when you entered the exhibit hall--just
breath taking when you see that full overshot coverlet,
"Helen Jarvis Double Chariot Wheels" by
This is definitely a winner! This won Handweavers of
"Opphamta on the Drawloom" by Charlotte Allison
"Black Swan" felting by Olga Tarasova
Elegant and flowing movement!
"Cochineal Sunset" by Shannon Hardy
Weaver is DeeDee Woodbury
"Purple Geometrys" woven by
Judy Phillips presents her Seven striped pointed twill towels
"The Beginning of Mad" by Rebecca Shanks
Judy Phillips gives us more of her wonderful Point Twill towels
Another winner! Interweave Press presented their
award to Marian Chinn for her Spot Bronson Bread Cloth
Look at this lovely!
Olga is quite the gifted felted and
presents this whimsical hat with curls
Lynn Smetko won an award with this piece in the fashion show
"Autumn Leaves" by Nancy Chronister
A very complex weave structure
A painted warp by Diane Ferguson
Laura Viada was a big winner at the conference--
This piece won numerous awards
"All That Glitters" by Barbara Esterholm
Laura Viada "Distance Vision"
Close-up of this transparency
There were also some spinning yarns--two of them winners
Lisa Hardaway is an artist in residence at Houston Center
for Contemporary Crafts, so this is one of her rugs
As you can see, there were lots of inspirational pieces--and you
walk away with so many ideas in your mind!