Karen Donde Handwovens

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Weaving Classes/Workshops -- 2021-2023

Karen Donde teaches a variety of hand weaving classes, lectures and workshops in Asheville and for conferences and guilds around the country.

Weavers of Western Mass Guild: April 28, 2021. ONLINE guild program. The Fascinating Life of Mary Meigs Atwater.

Northeast Iowa Weavers & Spinners: May 8, 2021. ONLINE guild program.The Fascinating Life of Mary Meigs Atwater.

Harmony Weavers Guild: May 13, 2021. ONLINE guild program. Weaving From the Stash: Let Yarn Guide Your Design Decisions.

Weavers of Orlando: May 15, 2021. ONLINE guild program. Designing Handwoven Fabrics to Wear.

Weavers of Orlando: May 16, 22, 29, 2021. Turned Beiderwand: One Threading, Multiple Structures. ONLINE workshop.

Mid-Atlantic Fiber Assn. 2021, June 24-25, NOW FULL. Turned Beiderwand: One Threading, Multiple Structures—2-day workshop.

Hartford Artisans Weaving Center, Hartford, CT: Aug. 27-29, 2021. Turned Beiderwand: One Threading, Multiple Structures, 3-day workshop.

Chattahoochee Handweavers Guild: Sept. 17, 2021. ONLINE guild program. TBA.

Chattahoochee Handweavers Guild: Sept. 18-19, 2021. Turned Beiderwand: One Threading, Multiple Structures. 2-day workshop. ONLINE

Weavers' Guild of Buffalo: Sept. 23, 2021. ONLINE guild program. The Fascinating Life of Mary Meigs Atwater.

Ventura County Handweavers and Spinners Guild: Sept. 25, 2021. ONLINE guild program. The Fascinating Life of Mary Meigs Atwater.

Central Oregon Spinners & Weavers: Oct. 9, 2021. Making the Numbers Work in Weave Design. Half-day seminar. ONLINE

Weavers Guild of Greater Baltimore: Feb. 1, 2022. ONLINE guild program. Spice Up Your Recipe Weaving.

Weavers Guild of Greater Baltimore: Feb. 19 & 26, 2022. Introduction to Designing & Weaving Warp Rep. 2-day workshop. ONLINE

Central Oregon Spinners & Weavers: March 16, 2022. ONLINE guild program. Go BIG with Color-and-Weave Effects.

Central Oregon Spinners & Weavers: March 2022. Turned Beiderwand: One Threading, Multiple Structures. 3-day workshop. ONLINE

Convergence 2022/Knoxville, TN, July 15-21, 2022
The Fascinating Life of Mary Meigs Atwater—90-minute seminar
Color, Pattern, Shape: From Inspiration to Design—3-hour seminar
Turned Beiderwand to Double Two-Tie—3-hour seminar
Stitching, Twisting, Wrapping: On-loom Embellishments—1 day workshop
This Doesn’t Look Like Plain Weave—2-day workshop

New England Weavers Seminar 2023, POSTPONED, Smith College, Northampton, MA
Spice Up Your Recipe Weaving—1-day workshop
Turned Beiderwand to Double Two-Tie—half day workshop
Color, Pattern, Shape: Inspiration to Design—half-day workshop
How & Why to Turn a Draft—half-day workshop.

Intermountain Weavers Conference, POSTPONED! July 27-30, 2023, Utah State University, Logan UT: This Doesn’t Look Like Plain Weave—3-day workshop.

Ongoing: Specialized study or private lessons on weaving subjects from beginning to advanced at my Western North Carolina studio.