by Kelsey Wiskirchen & Deborah Chandler NOTA: PUEDE LEER LA VERSIÓN EN ESPAÑOL MÁS ABAJO It’s December, the end of another great year for Weave A Real Peace – maybe its best ever! So we want to blow our own horns – which are YOUR horns, since this is an organization that is absolutely by … Read more
by Deborah Chandler NOTA: PUEDE LEER LA VERSIÓN EN ESPAÑOL MÁS ABAJO We can pretty well surmise that, in general, WARP members are readers. But do you realize how many are also writers? When I first came back onto the board in May of 2021, one of my simple ideas went something like this: Hey, … Read more
Nicole Giacomantonio, our young WARP member from Nova Scotia, shares her experience at the annual meeting in Decorah, her reasons for embracing our group of textile enthusiasts and her hopes for the future…Judy Newland An Adventure in Iowa Iowa was beautiful, and Decorah was truthfully a place I never expected to find myself. I thought … Read more
Our April blog introduces you to a new board member and two nominees. Janice G Knausenberger will fulfill the term left open by the resignation of Devik Wyman. Mariana Mace and Carrie Miller have been nominated to run for two open board positions and if approved by the membership in June, both will serve on … Read more
Weave a Real Peace members visited the Oaxaca botanical garden in June during the 2017 Annual Meeting Guest post written by Gail Ryser ….. The thing that I love about visiting a botanical garden is how easily the landscapes and vistas transport you across space—to different climates and other places around the world, sometimes familiar– … Read more
WARP member, Catharine Ellis, will speak at the event Growing Color- Natural Dyes From Plants Symposium in North Carolina. The Growing Color Event This event will be hosted by the North Carolina Arboretum. Here’s how to get involved if you are near Asheville! Where: The North Carolina Arboretum, 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville, NC 28806-9315 When: November 5, 2016 Timing: 9:00 am – 4:00 … Read more
This is a guest post on slow clothing by author and textile collector Sheri Brautigam. The concept of slow clothing – hand-made artisan clothing – has been a reality for most of the world until very recently. Commercial goods either weren’t available or too expensive for people in developing countries to buy, so making your … Read more
Cotton Clouds proudly offers Mayan Hands products and Tintes Naturales Friendship Towel Kit. We supply quality cotton and cotton-blend, rayon chenille, bamboo, linen, and blended cellulose yarns, on cones and skeins. Exclusively designed kits are available for weaving towels, scarves, throws, and home décor.