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HGA’s Longitude Yardage Award Winners

HGA’s Longitude Yardage Award Winners

Longitude was juried by Kay Faulkner. A professional weaver for over twenty years, Kay Faulkner has taught, been published, and exhibited internationally. Kay recognizes the importance of unique cloth.

Longitude was shown as part of HGA’s Convergence® 2012 Long Beach conference.

Pauline Verbeek-Cowart
First Place 
Bonner Springs, KS
Felt Lace Waves 
Superfine merino wool.
Dobby woven, handfelted, cut. 
Photo by the artist
Deanna Deeds
Second Place
Long Beach, CA
Dead Reckoning 
10/2 cotton.
Double weave, alternate warps worked in sprang, pattern woven based on time intervals. 
Photo by the artist 
Diana Ballard and Judith Krone
Third Place
Carson City, NV and Tucker, GA
Golden Pavilion
20/2 and 60/2 silk, acid dyes.
24-shaft twill with digital printing. 
Photo by the artist 
Sarah H. Jackson
HGA Award
Santa Ana, CA
Ebb and Flow
Bamboo.
Four block, 4-shaft summer and winter. 
Photo: Bill Jackson 
  Bonnie Inouye
Complex Weavers Award
Hyattsville, MD
Ocean Mystery
Tencel warp, cotton and silk weft.
Handwoven 24-shaft original design (turned polychrome 3-tie weave), hand-dyed. 
Photo by the artist
  Deanna Deeds
Guild of Canadian Weavers/Nell Steedsman Award 
Long Beach, CA
Dead Reckoning 
  Bonnie Inouye
Seattle Weavers Guild/Virginia Harvey Award for Color Excellence 
Hyattsville, MD
Ocean Mystery