enjoy a week-long sprang vacation in portugal with Carol
Spend the week May 2 – 10, 2015 in the south of Portugal, exploring this ancient textile technique, and basking in the Portuguese sun. For more information, contact Karin firstname.lastname@example.org
Carol will be working on that replica of the Arizona State Museum Tonto Shirt, and teaching a diverse locations in Arizona.
February 20, Carol and anthropologist Laurie Webster will present a free public lecture at the Martha Cooper Public Library in Tucson, Arizona, on the subject of that amazing shirt in the collection of the Arizona State Museum.
February 25-26, Carol will be in Green Valley, Arizona.
February 28 Carol will teach a class on sprang in Phoenix to area weavers.
March 2, Carol will present information on sprang to the Bisbee Weavers, and will offer a workshop to this group on March 3
March 6 and 7, Carol will teach a class on sprang to the Tucson Weavers
April 18-19, 2015, Sint-Job-in-‘t-Goor, Belgium
Carol will again offer her workshops, contact Ina for more information.
April 25-26, 2015, Carol will be in Cambridge, UK
Cambridge Guild of Weavers, Spinners, and Dyers have invited Carol to teach sprang. Contact the guild for more information.
April 30-May 1, University of Bath, Bath, UK
Carol will present information on these ancient textile techniques to students in the textile program at Bath Spa University.
may 2-10, Portugal
Come spend a Sprang Vacation with Carol in Portugal. Contact Karin for more information.
June 19-20, 2015 Midwest Weavers Association Conference
Carol will be in St Paul, Minnesota to present full-day seminars in Sprang and Finger Weaving. Contact the Midwest Weavers Association for more information.
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.
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?
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