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Leaders

 

 

 Introducing the Convergence® 2018 Leaders 

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Roseanne Anderson enjoys the prep work of her sheep's wool and is excited to see a year's dirty growth turn into beautiful fluff - ready  to be dyed, spun, and made into exciting products. She attends fiber conferences to keep current, to learn more, and especially to enjoy the ambiance of other artists! 



Sessions:
Beautiful Joinings for Pin Loom Squares - 3 Hour Seminar
Fabulous and Fun Locker Hooking - 3 Hour Seminar
 
  
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Anastasia Azure combines ancient weaving, traditional metalsmithing and contemporary materials to create sculpture and jewelry.  She received her MFA in Textiles from Rhode Island School of Design and BFA in Metals from California College of the Arts. She has been an artist-in-residence at the Appalachian Center for Craft and UMass Dartmouth.

Sessions:
Creative Explorations in Jewelry Weaving - 3 Day Workshop
Woven Metal Pin/Pendant - 3 Hour Seminar 

 
 
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Session:
Traditional Weaving in Hill Tribe Laos - 90 Minute Seminar 
  
 

Session:
Yeah! My Entry was Accepted - 90 Minute Seminar
One Shuttle + Hand Painted Warps = Tons of Blocks - 3 Hour Seminar
Potpourri of Wet Felting Techniques - 1 Day Workshop
Sewing with Handwovens - 1 Day Workshop

 
 
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Session:
Explore Shadow Weave - 2 Day Workshop
  
 

Session:
Dukagång, Krabbasnår, Halvkrabba - Oh My: Exploring
   Scandinavian Art Weaving - 90 Minute Seminar
 
 
 
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Session:
Learn to Look: Principles of Effective (and Enjoyable!) Critique - 90 Minute Seminar
 
 
 
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Session:
Exploring the Drum Carder - 1 Day Workshop
 

 

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Session:
Classic and Nontraditional Rep Weaves - 3 Day Workshop
Rep Weave - Books, Bags, Boxes and Beyond - 3 Hour Seminar
 
 




 


Session:
Block Weaves and Shaft Switching in Rugs - 3 Day Workshop
 
 
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Constance Collins
Session:
How Do You Know When the Price is Right? - 90 Minute Seminar 
 

 

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Session:
Exploring the Eccentric Wedge Weave - 3 Day Workshop
 

 

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Session:
Beginning Weft Faced Rugs - 3 Day Workshop
Rosepath Rag Rugs - 2 Day Workshop 

 
 

Session:
Borders and Selvages Inspired by Ancient Techniques - 90 Minute Seminar
Tablet Weaving for Beginners - 1 Day Workshop
 
 
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Session:
Introduction to Hand Spindles - 3 Hour Seminar
L'Amour de Maman - Acadian Weaving - 90 Minute Seminar
Tartan Weaving - 3 Day Workshop
L'Armour de Maman - Acadian Weaving - 2 Day Workshop
The Colorful History of Tartan - 90 Minute Seminar
 

 



Session:
Masters of Overshot - 3 Day Workshop
 
 


Session:
Loom and Spinning Wheel Maintenance - 3 Hour Seminar

 

 

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Session:
Collage to Tapestry Cartoon - 2 Day Workshop
Plan Your Tapestry Diary - 3 Hour Seminar
  
 


Session:
Weaving with Supplemental Warps - 2 Day Workshop
 
 



Sarah Fortin
Session:
3-D Double Weave - 3 Day Workshop
 
 


Session:
Kumihimo Beluga Bangles - 1 Day Workshop
Kumihimo on the Edge - 1 Day Workshop
 
 
 

Session:
My Card: Handspinner - 1 Day Workshop
Woolen...Worsted - 1 Day Workshop
Chenille, the Woven Yarn - 3 Hour Seminar
Cloud Preparation - 3 Hour Seminar
 
 


Session:
Netting Basics - 1 Day Workshop
  
 

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Joanne Hall
Session:
Band Weaving, Backstrap with a Rigid Heddle - 1 Day Workshop
Swedish Art Weaves - 2 Day Workshop
Tapestry Weaving for Beginners - 1 Day Workshop
 
 
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Session:
Inspiration and Ideas for Ikat Design - 1 Day Workshop
Intro to Inkle Weaving - 3 Hour Seminar
Silk Painting and Stamping with Natural Dye Extracts - 3 Hour Seminar
Woven Shibori with Natural Dyes - 3 Day Workshop
  


Session:
It's in the Bag! A Felted Purse Workshop - 1 Day Workshop
Not your Nana's Nuno Art Journal Workshop - 1 Day Workshop
 

 

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Session:
Spinning Cotton on a Spinning Wheel - 1 Day Workshop
 

 

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Session:
Never Ending Possibilities of an Extra-Ordinary Braid: The Many Faces
    of the Kongoh Gumi - 2 Day Workshop
 

 

 

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Session:
Beginning Rag Rug Weaving and Tips - 3 Hour Seminar
 

 

 

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Session:
Intro to Sprang - 1 Day Workshop
Advanced Sprang: Lace - 1 Day Workshop
 
 

 

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Session:
Double Heddles on the Rigid Heddle Loom - 2 Day Workshop
Rigid Heddle Demonstration - 90 Minute Seminar
Rigid Heddle Immersion - 3 Day Workshop
 

 

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Teresa Kennard
Session:
The Use of High-twisted Yarns for Sculptural Fabrics - 3 Hour Seminar
 

 


Session:
Deflected Double Weave as a Collapse Weave - 1 Day Workshop
One Warp, Many Structures: An Exploration of
   Extended Parallel Threading - 3 Day Workshop
 

 
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Session:
Contemporary Knotted Pile - 2 Day Workshop
 

 

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Session:
Custom Fit and Fabulous - 2 Day Workshop
Fitting Essentials - 90 Minute Seminar
Inkle Loom Weaving - 1 Day Workshop
Inkle Weaving Intermediate Techniques:
   Three Shaft Turned Krokbragd - 3 Hour Seminar
 

 

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Session:
A Fine Thread: Spinning for Lace - 3 Hour Seminar
Counting Sheep: Spinning for Breed-Specific Yarn and Cloth - 2 Day Workshop
Dorset Buttons: A Needlework Tradition - 3 Hour Seminar
Gradient Yarns: A Spinner's Study in Shifting Shades - 1 Day Workshop
 

 

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Session:
Weaving 3D: A Tube in a Tube in a Tube - 2 Day Workshop
 
 
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Lela Luetger
Session:
Felted Landscape - 1 Day Workshop
 

  

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Session:
Singing the Blues- 3 Day Workshop
The Splendor of Precious Laminates in Japanese Weaves - 90 Minute Seminar
 

 

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 Session:
 It Takes Five to Weave – A Beginners Primer - 3 Hour Seminar
 

 

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Session:
Start Silk Painting - 1 Day Workshop
 

 

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Session:
Tablet Weaving Basics and Beyond - 3 Day Workshop
 

 

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Session:
"Ripped" About Rep - 90 minute Seminar
8-Shaft Rep Runners: A Study in 4-Block Design using Linked Block and Solid Stripes - 3 Day Workshop
Kumihimo: From Defense to Decoration - 90 Minute Seminar
The Power of Block Design - 3 Hour Seminar

 
 
 
 
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Nancy Peck
Session:
Rigid Heddle Loom Control Weaves for Texture - 2 Day Workshop
 

 

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Session:
A Pictionary of Weaving Structures - 3 Hour Seminar
A Weaving Year of Wonder (4 Shafts) - 1 Day Workshop
There is Nothing Plain about Plain Weave - 3 Hour Seminar
Your Fabric is Not Always a Painting - 90 Minute Seminar
 
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Barbara Setsu Pickett
Session:
Weave Velvet - 3 Day Workshop
 

  

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Harriette Markos Roadman
Session:
Planning a Weaving Project - 3 Hour Seminar
The Basics of Drafts and Drawdowns - 90 Minute Seminar
The Never Ending Warp - 90 Minute Seminar
 

 

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Session:
Bow Loom Weaving - 1 Day Workshop 
Ribbon Magic: Chinese Dragon Boats - 3 Hour Seminar
Viking Knit: Trichinopoly on a Dowel - 1 Day Workshop
 

 

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Session:
Designing for Creative Weaving - 1 Day Workshop
Jewish Prayer Shawls: Everything You Need to Know to Honor, Use and Make Them - 3 Hour Seminar
The Joy of Color - 2 Day Workshop
 

 

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Session:
Message in a Pattern - 90 Minute Seminar
 
 
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Session:
Traveling Bead Show - 90 Minute Seminar
 
  
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Janney Simpson
Session:
Connections, Layers, and Pockets - 2 Day Workshop
 

 

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Session:
Knitting Wired - 2 Day Workshop
 

  

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Session:
Extreme Warp Makeover - 2 Day Workshop
Gizmos and Gadgets for Better Weaving - 90 Minute Seminar
Introduction to Network Drafting - 3 Hour Seminar
Parallel Threadings are the Weaver's Playground - 2 Day Workshop
Wicked Good Weaving - 90 Minute Seminar
Weaving Innovations from the Bateman Collection - 90 Minute Seminar
 

 

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Mickey Stam
Session:
Open Your Weaving to New Possibilities - 3 Hour Seminar
Weaving Your Passion - 3 Hour
 
 

 

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Session:
Introduction to Pin Loom Weaving - 3 Hour Seminar
Weave A Pin Loom Spirit Horse - 1 Day Workshop
 
 

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Session:
Echo & Iris Meets WeavePoint - 3 Day Workshop
Essential Kumihimo - 1 Day Workshop
The History and Mystery of Shadow Weave - 90 Minute Seminar
Understanding Lace Weaves - 90 Minute Seminar
 

 

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Session:
Crimp Cloth Primer: Warp Crimp - 3 Hour Seminar
Drafting Basics - 3 Hour Seminar
Drafting, Key to Design - 1 Day Workshop
 

 

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Session:
The Art of Transparency - 3 Day Workshop
 

  

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Dottie Weir
Session:
Loom Controlled Woven Shibori - 3 Day Workshop
  

 

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Marcia Weiss
Session:
Double Weave Drafting - 3 Hour Seminar
Double Weave Workshop - 2 Day Workshop
  
 

 

 

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Session:
Copper Wire Sculpting - 1 Day Workshop
From Garden to Gallery - 90 Minute Seminar