Calendar for 2021

Upcoming talks, workshops, and events, some of which have gone virtual during the Covid-19 pandemic. Not all of these events may be open to the general public. Please visit the links for information about host registration and fees.

1 Chesapeake Weavers 

February 16

Digital presentation via the great wide web.

1 Vermont Weavers Guild 

March 13

Digital presentation via the great wide web, followed by How to Wind Warps and Influence People workshop.

1 Materializing Race—Activation & Engagement II: Making as Interrogatory Method

April 9

Online unConference featuring a panel of makers with practices grounded in early American objects or methods.

1 Rhode Island Spinners Guild 

April 10

Digital presentation via the great wide web.

1 McCarl Coverlet Gallery 

May 13

Fancy Weaving in the 21st Century, digital presentation via the great wide web.

1 Marshfield School of Weaving 

May 17–21

Foundations of Weaving, an introductory class to the British-American weaving tradition. 

1 Marshfield School of Weaving 

June 14–18

Foundations of Weaving, an introductory class to the British-American weaving tradition. 

1 Handweavers Guild of America 

June 22

Textiles & Tea, livestream conversation followed by Q & A. 

1 Marshfield School of Weaving 

July 12–16

Foundations of Weaving, an introductory class to the British-American weaving tradition. 

1 Newbury Open Studios 

July 24, 10:00–5:00

Come visit the Newbury, Vermont studios of painters Judith Lerner, Robert Chapla, Robin Roberts, and the weaving workshop of yours truly. You can find me at 2372 Peach Brook Road, Newbury, Vermont, 05051. GPS will get you here just fine.

1 Marshfield School of Weaving 

July 26–30

Foundations of Weaving, an introductory class to the British-American weaving tradition. 

1 Marshfield School of Weaving 

August 9–13

Foundations of Weaving, an introductory class to the British-American weaving tradition. 

1 Marshfield School of Weaving 

August 21

Loom Mechanics, a crash course in looms, weaving tools, and how the heck it all works. 

1 Morrill Homestead 

August 22

Natural Fiber Dyeing, a demonstration of a few of my favorite natural dyes. 

1 Marshfield School of Weaving 

September 13–17

Foundations of Weaving, an introductory class to the British-American weaving tradition. 

1 Fabric of Life Learning—Flax Day and Winner Warping Ways  

September 25–26

Two separate hands-on workshops in one action packed weekend. Co-taught with Becky Ashenden. 

1 Marshfield School of Weaving 

October 4–29

Fleece to Fulling, a month-long workshop where students begin with a raw sheep's fleece and learn how to handcard, spin, weave, and waulk a complete blanket. Taught by a group of Marshfield instructors, including Norman Kennedy, Kate Smith, Melissa Weaver Dunning, yours truly, and more.

1 Vermont North By Hand Open Studios

October 9–10

Tour 17 artist's studios on both sides of the Upper Connecticut River Valley, including the weaving workshop of yours truly.

1 Marshfield School of Weaving 

October 11–15

Weaving Singles Linen, an opportunity to meet my favorite fiber and tackle the oft maligned yet most revered singles linen warp.

1 Marshfield School of Weaving 

November 8–12

Foundations of Weaving, an introductory class to the British-American weaving tradition. 

1 Pioneer Valley Weavers 

November 9

Presentation in-person or via the great wide web, Covid depending.

1 New Hampshire Weavers Guild 

November 17

Presentation followed by How to Wind Warps and Influence People workshop.

1 Warp & Weft Weavers Guild

February 2, 2022

Digital presentation via the great wide web.

1 Madison Weavers Guild

February 21, 2022

Digital presentation via the great wide web.