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The Summer 2012 issue of Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot magazine has been mailed and is arriving in the mailboxes of HGA members. Members with SS&D Online access can preview the online version now. 
Featured on the cover is fabric from the Aranya Natural Dye Project located in the Munar Hills, Kerala, India. The quilt is of silk and cotton, patterned with natural dyes and a variety of shibori resist techniques. 
http://www.weavespindye.org/pages/?loc=1-60-00&p=ssd171.html
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HGA invites fiber art enthusiasts to join us for the Fiber Art Exhibits and the incredible Convergence® Vendor Hall at the Long Beach Convention Center Wednesday, July 18, through Saturday, July 21, 2012.
More information about the event and fiber art exhibits in Southern California is in the Convergence® Gallery Guide.
http://www.weavespindye.org/pages/?p=convergence2012/galleryguide.html&loc=8-132-00
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Cover of the Spring 2012 Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot magazine: Gauze with karabana (stylized flower) pattern, Japan, Kyoto, twentieth-century reproduction of eighth century original. Silk; ra (complex gauze). Courtesy of Hyoji Kitagawa. Photograph by Kateigaho International (Sekai Bunka Publishing Inc.)
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Aaron Kramer, Gourd Grouping, 2001. Woven reclaimed street sweeper bristles over a welded armature, car part opening, metal. 36 inches by 16 inches by 16 inches. Photograph by Aaron Kramer.
http://www.weavespindye.org/pages/?loc=1-60-00&p=ssd169.htm
Aaron Kramer will speak and teach workshops at HGA's Convergence® 2012 Long Beach conference July 15-21, 2012.
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Basketmaking at the Convergence® 2012 Long Beach conference!
Browse the class schedule for classes using sweetgrass, cedar bark, waxed linen. paper cords, Ultrasuede®, and coffee stirrers!
July 15-21, 2012, Long Beach, California.
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HGA announces the award-winning work shown at the Convergence® 2012 Long Beach conference.  Here is Ruth Tabancay's "Blankie," first place in the "Latitude" exhibit. http://www.weavespindye.org/pages/?p=latitude-all-media_awards.html&loc=1-112-00
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HGA's annual Small Expressions exhibit in on view at The Long Beach Museum of Art until August 12, 2012.
http://www.lbma.org/exhibits.html
http://www.weavespindye.org/pages/?p=HGASmallExpressions.html&loc=3-13-00&loc=1-61-00
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Enjoy this video preview of the classes and activities at HGA's Convergence® fiber conference July 15-21 in Long Beach, California!
Join us for classes in handweaving, handspinning, dyeing, basketmaking, felting, and more! Tour private textile collections and back room storage at museums. Space is available in most classes – see http://www.weavespindye.org/?loc=8-00-00 for details.
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Happy Valentine's Day from HGA! Weave a heart for your Valentine, with instructions from HGA's Kids Corner. The Kids Corner also has instructions for making a Dream Catcher, weaving a puppet, and working with Potholder Looms.
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Work with wool at the Convergence® 2012 Long Beach conference! Browse the classes for handspinning with rare wools, making felt vessels and ornaments, and combining wool and silk to make lightweight hybrid felt.
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HGA -- publisher of Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot magazine, sponsor of the Convergence® international fiber conference.
                 
HGA brings together weavers, spinners, dyers, basketmakers, fiber artists, and educators as it seeks to increase awareness of and appreciation for the fiber arts.

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