I have just released a series of 9 free videos on the basics of weaving kushutara on a backstrap loom.Continue reading
I have some classes & presentations on Bhutanese textiles scheduled for 2019 in Sydney and on the west coast of the US & Canada.
If you are in the area, do come & say hello!
Please contact individual guilds for further details.
19-23 Jan: 3 day workshop and 2-day workshop for Handweavers & Spinners Guild of NSW
4-5 Apr: 2-day workshop for Loom and Shuttle Weaving Guild, San Francisco
6 Apr: Lecture-presentation for Loom and Shuttle Weaving Guild, San Francisco
8-10 Apr: 2½-day workshop for Santa Cruz Handweavers Guild
10 Apr: Lecture-presentation for Santa Cruz Handweavers Guild
12 Apr: Lecture-presentation for Diablo Weavers Guild, Walnut Creek
17 Apr: Lecture-presentation for Vancouver Guild of Fibre Art & Greater Vancouver Weavers and Spinners Guild
18 Apr: ½-day workshop for Vancouver Guild of Fibre Art & Greater Vancouver Weavers and Spinners Guild
25 Apr: 2 x lecture-demonstrations for Seattle Weavers Guild
26-28 Apr: 3-day workshop for Seattle Weavers Guild
What a wonderful time to be visiting Bhutan! I love the thrima technique and will be there in December to see this new exhibition. Continue reading
I am pleased to announce that I will be giving a series of lectures and workshops in Bhutanese kushutara in the US this Summer 2017:
I am pleased to announce that I will be giving a series of lectures and workshops in Bhutanese kushutara in the US and Canada in Fall 2015: Continue reading
I have recently enjoyed a rather clear video of kushutara weaving posted on YouTube:
It’s nice to see a close-up video of a weaver working relatively slowly. Continue reading
I have not had the opportunity to weave yathra, and only the briefest opportunity to watch it being woven. Continue reading
In addition to the backstrap loom two other kinds of looms are used in Bhutan: the frame loom and the card loom. Continue reading