Sept 28 – Oct 1, 2015 CIETA Berlin
Carol will attend the Biennial CIETA conference, this time held in Berlin. Carol will present information on North American sashes and the fur trade.
Oct 10 – 11, 2015 Sint-Job-in-‘t-Goor, Belguim
Carol will again offer classes in finger weaving and sprang. Contact Ina if you are interested.
November 27-29, 2015 Antwerp, Belguim
The 9th Textiles from the Nile Valley conference is sponsored by Katoen Natie. Carol and her colleague archaeologist Fabienne Medard will present a paper on subject of a sprang hairnet from Antinopolis, Carol’s pattern mapping technique and the reproduction process.
The Lacis Lace Museum in Berkeley plans to host Carol in early 2016. Come learn about sprang in its varied forms.
Carol has also been in discussion with the Santa Cruz Handweavers concerning a possible sprang class.
March – April 2016
Carol will visit New Zealand, presently she’s seeking out interesting fiber-related sites and groups to visit.
July 31-Aug 6, Braids 2016
Come to Tacoma Washington to meet expert braiders from around the world. Carol will teach a class on sprang.
Ohio handweavers have invited Carol to return to their fair state to teach another sprang class .
Carol will return to British Columbia, teaching finger weaving and sprang in the Peace Arch region.
Carol is a member of
GRASAC, Great Lakes Alliance for the Study of Aboriginal Arts & Cultures
CIETA. Centre International d’Etude des Textiles Anciens
Textile Society of America
Where has Carol been?
August 2015, Carol attended the Grand Portage Rendez Vous in Minnesota, instructing participants in a textile method, known to the Ojibwa, and described by Frances Densmore in her book Chippewa Customs.
July 2015, The Intermountain Weavers Conference was held in Durango, Colorado, and Carol taught a three-day class in sprang. Afterwards, Carol toured Mesa Verde, Canyon de Chelly, and Bandolier National Parks.
June 2015, Carol taught at the Midwest Weavers Conference, held in St Paul, Minnesota.
May 2015, Carol attended the Weaving History Conference in Clayton, New York, indeed she gave the Keynote Address. She also attended the TNNA conference in Columbus, OH
In April 2015, Carol taught textile design students at BathSpa University in Bath, England
In March 2015, Carol completed a copy of a lacy cotton sprang shirt. Carol and expert spinner Louie Garcia donated the replica to the Arizona State Museum. While in Arizona, Carol taught several groups the finer things of sprang.
January 2015, Carol was in Fort Langley, BC. She taught classes in Fingerweaving to Weavers Guilds in Richmond and Langley, BC. She also taught a class to a group of Métis in Courtney BC, and toured the lovely Denman Island, visiting with the weavers and quilters there. On the way home, Carol stopped in to teach a 3-day class at Fort Edmonton, in Edmonton, Alberta.
MUSÉE GALLO-ROMAIN DE LYON FOURVIÈRE
November 2014, Carol was at the Fourvière Musée Gallo-Romain in Lyon, France where she presented information on the method of construction of sprang bonnets, and provided the opportunity to those in attendance for hands-on practice of this amazing technique.
Carol attended the Early Textile Study Group Conference, University College, London, presenting a paper with Dagmar Drinkler on the subject of tight fitting clothing in antiquity.
Carol provided workshops in the UK in Cambridge, Aldebourne, and at the London Knit & Stitch Show, Sint-Job-in-‘t-Goor, Belgium, and in The Hague, Netherlands.
Manitoba Fibre Festival, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Handweavers Guild of America where Carol taught classes in Finger Weaving and Sprang. Two of Carol’s sprang vests were featured in the fashion show.
Carol attended the GRASAC conference in Brantford, Ontario.
Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado
The Recycled Lamb, Golden, Colorado
The Espinola Valley Fiber Arts Center, Espinola, New Mexico
Arizona State Museum, Tucson, Arizona
Fibers Through Time in Tucson, Arizona, April 24-26,
Vth Purpureae Vestes International Symposium in Montserrat, Barcelona, Spain
New Mexico, visiting with Espinola Valley Fiber Arts Center, and Albuquerque Handspinners and Weavers
Paris, France, Musée Quai Branly, attended the VI International Conference on Indigenous Textiles of the Americas, Nov 29-30
Krefeld, Germany, Textile Museum, examined Coptic bonnets
The Hague, Netherlands, Taught a class in finger weaving
Antwerp, Belgium, Saw sprang articles in the collection of the ModeMuseum, as well as the Katoen Natie collection of textiles. She taught a class on fingerweaving in a town near Antwerp.
Brussels, Belgium, Viewed an extensive collection of military sashes at the Musee Royal de lArmée et d’Histoire Militaire
Viewed a large collection of samplers, collars, cuffs, and socks all in sprang at the Royal Museum of Art and History.
Leichester, UK, Attended the 20th annual AGM of the Braid Society
Devon, UK, Taught a class in sprang for the Devon Weavers
Check out the Devon Weaver’s Newsletter article on the class http://www.devonweaversworkshop.org/newsletters/issue_15.pdf
Oxford, UK, Viewed fingerwoven items in the collection of the Pitt Rivers Museum
Aldebourne, UK, Taught a class in sprang for the local guild
London, UK. Viewed sprang caps in the collection of the Petrie Museum
CIETA biennial congress
Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada, Taught a class in sprang for the Peace Country Weavers
Grand Portage, Minnesota, USA, Attended the annual Grand Rendez-Vous at Grand Portage National Monument
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Visited the collection of the Manitoba Museum
Olds, Alberta, Canada, Taught classes at Olds College during Fibre Week 2013
Visited George Washington’s Mount Vernon
Handing over the replica that I made of the Washington-Braddock sash
Alexandria, Virginia, visited the Torpedo Factory Arts Center
Richmond, Virginia, spoke with the Richmond Weavers
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Taught a class on sprang at the Textile Center in Minneapolis
Saw sashes in the collection of Historic Fort Snelling in St Paul, Minnesota.
Spoke to the Cleveland Spinners Guild, taught a class on sprang.
Rochester, New York
Spoke about sprang to the Rochester weavers
Clayton, New York
Textile History Museum and Thousand Islands Arts Center
Taught a class and gave a presentation on sprang at the annual Weaving History Conference
Examined textile fragments in the collection of the Ohio Historical Society
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Craft Talk on the subject of sprang, and the making of the replica sash for George Washington’s Mount Vernon
sponsored by the Manitoba Craft Council
Lynn Lake, Manitoba
Taught classes in fingerweaving
Carol’s tunic took 2nd prize at the Cleveland Museum of Art Project Tunic
Royal British Columbia Museum, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Royal Alberta Museum, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada
Lundy’s Lane Museum, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto, Ontario
Rochester Museum and Science Center, Rochester, New York
Musée Guimet, Lyon, France
Musée des Textiles, Lyon, France
Textile Society of America meetings
Washington, DC, 2012
Lincoln, Nebraska, 2010
Handweavers Guild of America Convergence
Long Beach, California 2012
Albuquerque, New Mexico 2010
Tampa, Florida 2008