The conference is behind us now, so it’s time to take a look back and reflect. Here are some gathered images to jar a memory or inspire you to create a new one next year. The Vendor area looked full, which is always nice. The guild display tables were all very impressive, so much talent, very inspiring. There was a stellar line-up of Instructors/workshops, including: Norma Bromley/Got Cashmere, Diane Click/Quigley – A Four-Tie Unit Weave, Karan Donde/Handwoven Lace Techniques, Don Ferris/Create a Classic Nantucket Basket, Tom Knisley/Boundweave Rug – A Weft-Face Twill, Dan Hoffman/Wood Turning, Peggy Ward/Creating a Bead Embroidered Necklace, Tommye McClure Scanlin/Tapestry: Design it – Weave it!, Laverne Waddington/Andean Pebble Weave On A Backstrap Loom, Sara Norine James/Fiber University, and Kathrin Weber/Not Your Grandma’s Dye-Pot.
There was a wide variety of one day mini workshops including: Making Tassels/Peggy DiNegro, paddle warping/ Berna Lowenstein, Cute Reindeer Basket/Sharon Baiardi, Turtle-Doodle/ Fonda Haddad, Warp Paint the Color of the Year/Judi Jetson, Very Easy Lace-Edged Triangle Scarf/ Rebecca Bowen, Australian Locker Hooking/Norma Bromley, Textured Crochet/Barbara Pietruk, Summer Spinning/Ginger Clark, Photography for Artists and Craftspeople/Sara Norine James, Pick-Up Inkle Weaving/Janean Easley, Wire Drawings/Peggy Ward, Warp Weighted Looms/Berna Lowenstein, Continuous Strand Weaving/Cindy Koedoot, Dragonfly Earrings/Sonia Barriger, Dorset Buttons/ Ellen Turner, Mini Stick Tray or Basket/Fonda Haddad, and Thou Shalt “Knot”/Berna Lowenstein.