Magento CommerceHandweavers Guild of America

Certificate of Excellence in Handweaving Recipients

Certificate of Excellence in Handweaving Recipients

COE, Level I: Technical Skills in Handweaving 

1994

Sandra Hutton

Janet Worthington

 

1996

Suzie Liles

 

1998

Annemarie Bellem

 

2000

Mary Frost

Louetta Kambic

Margaret Gaynes

Rebecca Laurence

 

2004

Deb Essen

Collyer Exholm

 

2006

Vila Cox

 

2008

Karen Donde

Martha Reeves

Wendy Brookes Ross

 

2010

Gloria Haefner-Gatti

Melodie Usher

 

2012

Diane G. Crowder

 

2014

Louise French

Pamela Grefsrud

Barbara Nelson

Cynthia Newman

Susan Powers

Michele Stam

 

2016

Inga Marie Carmel

 

 

 

COE Level II: Master in Handweaving with Specialized Study 

1976

Sharon Alderman                    Apparel Textiles

Philis Alvic                               Variations on One-Warp Pattern

Janice Beckenbach                 Research in Historical American Coverlets

Eleanor Best                            Mosaic of American Heritage              

Penelope Drooker                   Integration of Weaving and Embroidery Techniques in Textiles   

Junia Graff                               Yardage

Lucy S. Haenke                       Development of Early Clothing

Mary Alice Hearn                     Color in Handweaving

Gorel Kinersly                          Transparencies-Translucencies

Antonia Kormos                       Hand-Manipulated Lace Weaves

Gail Rosenbaum                      Exploration of Three-Dimensional Design         

Kerstin Schweizer                    Colors in Weaving, Spinning, and Dyeing

Lois A. Self                               Research in Landes and Related Multi-Harness Threading Systems

Carol A. Strickler                      Loom-Controlled Patchwork Effects

Carol Thilenius                         Clothing Construction

 Kathryn Turner                        Multi-Harness Two-Tie Unit Techniques Adapted to Counter Marche Looms

Joan Walker                              Navajo Techniques

Kathryn Wertenberger              Teaching Weaving

 

 

1978

Betty Davenport                      Textures and Pattern on the Rigid Heddle Loom

Emmie Howard                        Interpretation of 19th Century Weaving Drafts

Doramay Keasbey                  Interpretation of 19th Century Weaving Drafts

Doramay Keasbey                  Damask and Turned Twills

Antonia Kormos                      Dyeing Wool with Acid Dyes

Dini Moes                                The Use of Color in Weaving and How to Obtain It

Marjorie Scott                          Producing Optical Effects with Loom-Controlled Techniques

 

1980

Betty Gaudy                              Loom-Controlled Alternate (Checkerboard) Pattern

Shirley Medsker                        Multi Harness Loom Conrolled Wall Hangings

Nicole Poussart                        Tapestry: Design for Transparency

Kava Schafer                            Warp-Faced Ikat-Dyed Rugs

Marjorie Scott                            Applying Color to Handweaving Using Commercially Dyed Wool and
                                                  Handwoven Ecclesiatical Textiles for the Christian Denominations and the Synagogue

 

1982

Phyllis Barrett                           Children's Clothing

Elisabeth Hoffman                    From Cocoon to Garment

Diantha States                          Four-Harness Overshot

 

1984

Anne Novak                              Knotless Netting and the Evolution of Fiber Scuptures

Donna Sullivan                          Summer and Winter for 4 Harnesses

 

1988

Sue Beevers                              Stripe Sequencing: The Fibonacci Series

Edith F. House                           Color Blending in Woven Works Through the Use of Multi-colored

                                                   Multi-Stranded Plied Yarns

Maude Knudsen                         Overshot: Endless Possibilities

Jerie Lucas                                 Supplemental Warp Design in Wall Hangings

Heidi Waber                                Beiderwand Studies

 

1990

Barbara Jean Walker                Variations on a Theme of Turned Overshot

Lillian Whipple                           By a Fine Silk Thread

Susan Wilson                            Crackle Weave

 

1992

Nancy Shiffrin                           Polychrome Lampas Pick-Up

Lorraine Withers                       J & R Bronson - A 20th Century View

Karen Yackell                            Paralleling the Development of Navajo and Gobelins Tapestries

 

1996

Catherine Beckman                   Multicolored 3 Block, 5 Shaft Damask

 

1998

Mary Rawcliffe-Colton                 Tapestry: Choices in Image Making

 

2000

Deborah D. Allen                     The Bateman Blend Weave: Some Practical Applications

 

2004

Robyn Spady                           Loom Controlled Stitched Double Cloth

Rebecca Winter                       Color and Weave: Getting to the Stars

 

2006

Mary Berent                             16-Shaft Advancing Twill

 

2008

Vila Cox                                     Multiharness Diversified Plain Weave: An Exploration of 16 Harness Diversified Plain Weave on a ‘Point’ Threading

 

2010

Martha Reeves                         Bead Leno - A Textile to Wear

 

2014

Gloria Haefner-Gatti                Developing Perspective in Single Layer Fabric

 

2016

Diane G. Crowder                   Weaving Clothing for Plus Size Woman