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July 23-26, 2015, Intermountain Weavers Conference

Carol will conduct a workshop titled ‘Introduction to Sprang’ in Durango, Colorado. For more information, contact the Intermountain Weavers Conference.

August 6 – 8, 2015, Grand Portage Rendez Vous

Carol will teach a weaving method described by Frances Densmore in her book Chippewa Customs. For more information, contact the Grand Portage National Monument Rendez Vous committee.

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.

early 2016

The Lacis Lace Museum in Berkeley plans to host Carol in early 2016. Come learn about sprang in its varied forms.

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.

 

 

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?

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.

October 2014

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.

September 2014

Manitoba Fibre Festival, Winnipeg, Manitoba

July 2014

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.

June 2014

Carol attended the GRASAC conference in Brantford, Ontario.

May 2014

Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado

The Recycled Lamb, Golden, Colorado

The Espinola Valley Fiber Arts Center, Espinola, New Mexico

April 2014

Arizona State Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Fibers Through Time in Tucson, Arizona, April 24-26,

March 2014

Vth Purpureae Vestes International Symposium in Montserrat, Barcelona, Spain

Belgium, Sint-Job-in-‘t-Goor

February, 2014

New Mexico,  visiting with Espinola Valley Fiber Arts Center, and Albuquerque Handspinners and Weavers

November, 2013

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.

 

October, 2013

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

 

Lyon, France

CIETA biennial congress

 

September 2013

Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada, Taught a class in sprang for the Peace Country Weavers

 

August 2013

Grand Portage, Minnesota, USA, Attended the annual Grand Rendez-Vous at Grand Portage National Monument

 

July 2013

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Visited the collection of the Manitoba Museum

 

June 2013

Olds, Alberta, Canada, Taught classes at Olds College during Fibre Week 2013

 

Washington, DC

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

 

May 2013

 

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.

 

Cleveland, Ohio

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

 

Columbus, Ohio

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

 

March, 2013

Lynn Lake, Manitoba

Taught classes in fingerweaving

 

January 2013

Carol’s tunic took 2nd prize at the Cleveland Museum of Art Project Tunic

 

Earlier travels

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