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Wednesday, July 16 — 12:00 noon–5:00 pm

Thursday, July 17 — 10:00 am–5:00 pm;  and Marketplace only, 7:00 pm–10:30pm

Friday, July 18 — 10:00 am–5:00 pm

Saturday, July 19 — 10:00 am–4:00 pm


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Vendor List

At HGA’s Convergence® 2014 Providence, you will be able to meet favorite vendors assembled in the Marketplace Vendor Hall.

  • Try out that spinning wheel or loom you always wanted to buy.
  • See demonstrations of the newest products or traditional techniques.
  • Find your favorite vendors and meet new ones.
  • Participate in informal fashion shows.
  • Have your book signed by the author.
  • Shop for:
    • Spinning, weaving, sewing, and felting equipment
    • Dyes and supplies
    • Basketry materials and supplies
    • Books, videos, and CDs for your favorite technique
    • Hand-painted and specialty yarns
    • Luxury fibers you cannot find anywhere else
    • Software and other technology
    • Fiber Schools for vacation or degrees
    • Ethnic textiles and baskets
    • Plus special surprises


Vendor Hall at Convergence 2006 Grand Rapids


Demonstrations in the Marketplace Vendor Hall

Thursday, July 17

10 am Schiffer Publishing Elizabeth Lang-Harris Hex Weave Mad Weave: An introduction to triaxial weaving Viewing booth
11 am Tia Stephanie Tours: Cultural Journeys to Mexico Stephanie Schneiderman Mexican Rebozo: Ikat traditions and techniques Viewing booth
12 pm Donahue Models & Talent   Scarf Wearing Options Stage
1 pm Donahue Models & Talent   Mini Runway Show Stage
2 pm Wild Fibers Linda Cortright: Building India's First Cashmere Center in the Himalayas Viewing booth
3 pm Thread of Hope Eliza Strode   Viewing booth

Friday, July 18

10 am Tia Stephanie Tours: Cultural Journeys to Mexico Stephanie Schneiderman Textile Journies to Mexico Viewing booth
11 am Schiffer Publishing Barbara Miller Brown Book of Weaving Drafts Viewing booth
12 pm HGA Informal fashion show      
1 pm Hillcreek Fiber Studio Carol Leigh Brack-Kaiser Continuous Strand Weaving on Triangle, Rectangle and Square Frame Loom Stage
2 pm Wild Fibers Linda Cortright World of Wool from Alaska to Uzbekistan Viewing booth

Saturday, July 19

10 am Halcyon Judith Shangold Slide presentation showing images from Judith's new book: Weave ● Knit ● Wear Viewing booth
11 am Mirrix Tapestry & Bead Looms Claudia Chase Introduction of the new Electric Treadle Stage
12 pm New World Textiles Eileen Hallman Simplified Dyeing with Dye-lishes™ Cotton Stage
1 pm Bead Biz Jean Elizabeth Glass Introduction to Kumihimo with Beads!! Stage
2 pm New World Textiles Eileen Hallman Simple Indigo Turquoise--no vat required Stage



Leader Book Signing at the HGA booth

  • Wednesday, July 16
  • Thursday, July 17
    • 10:00-11:15   Eve Botelho
  • Friday July 18
    • 1:00-2:30   Brecia Kralovic-Logan
  • Saturday, July 19
    • 10:00-11:15   Jean Power
    • 11:00-3:30   Joanne Hall
    • 3:00 -4:30   Aimee Lee



Vendors: Please contact HGA at with any questions.