A final look at Convergence 2010

Visit us online at Cotton Clouds. Although the show is over, I thought that we could take one last look at some of the beautiful products vendors had for sale at the show and some last looks at the beautiful people that made up this wonderful gathering of enthusiastic fiber artists.  Although Convergence comes only…

The Show Was Almost Over……………

Visit us online at Cotton Clouds Here’s the last day’s images from Convergence 2010.  Most vendors wre disappointed by HGA’s lack of promotional expertise to  bring in the expected crowds from surronding Albuquerque into the show.  We all expected the show floor to be buzzing with thousands of enthusiastic fiberartists searching for handmade clothing, ethnic…

A love of fiber: Connections and Reflections

Visit us online at Cotton Clouds What binds us fiberartists together so?  Is it a love of the tactile; the color; the practical; the esoteric; or all wrapped into one that brings us together to celebrate it all?  Whatever it may be, Convergence 2010 is a gathering of the spirit of the goodness that lies…

More from Convergence 2010: Faces and the Loot!

Visit us online at Cotton Clouds. What a great day meeting new friends, visiting with long time ones, going to dinner with spinning & weaving friends in the business from 30 years back! Here are some more great images live from Convergence 2010. Lynn & Dave from Red Corn, what a hoot! Red Corn’s beautiful…

The Faces of Convergence 2010

Visit us online at Cotton Clouds. Friday, July 23, 2010, live from Convergence 2010: No time to write much but here are some wonderful faces of Convergence 2010.  Having a ball! “How’s that loom workin’ for ya?” Barry Schacht, Schacht Spindle Co. That’s it for today.  Check back tomorrow for images of the loot at…

Convergence 2010: Opening Day!

Visit us online at Cotton Clouds. The show has begun! It was a busy first day since so many of our valued customers stopped by to visit, pick up their brand new & updated 2010 Cotton Clouds’ catalog (ask for yours with your next order) and shopped till they dropped at our booth.  Lontime friend…

Albuquerque Here I Come!

Ready to get on the road! I was off to Albuquerque, NM early this morning just as the sun was rising for a six hour trip from Safford, in Southeastern Arizona, just 100 miles from the New Mexican border.  It took just three lonely stop signs through the back country roads to get to Socorro,…

Color Horoscope Weaving Kits: Part II

Visit us online at Cotton Clouds. WOW!  Our Color Horoscope Weaving kits( designed by Bonnie Tarses)  are ready to take to Convergence!  They’re gorgeous! We have the yarns packaged in a handy tote that you can just pick up and walk away with (of course, after paying for!!) at the show or order online.  See…

The evolution of Color Horoscope Kits

Visit us online at Cotton Clouds. Bonnie Tarses is the genius behind our new Color Horoscope Kits and they’re HOT!  When these prewound yarns are combined with Bonnie’s warp color sequence based on your birth of date, anniversary or special occassion you’ll creates a fabric that is soft and luscious and uniquely your own! We’re in…

Convergence 2010 Albuquerque

Do you love fibers?  Can’t keep your hands off yarns?  Love the excitement of colors?  Want to meet like-minded fiber lovers who spin and weave?  Then Convergence 2010  is for YOU!    It’s July 18-25, 2010  Albuquerque, NM.  Make your plans now! I’ve been to every Convergence (sponsored by Handweaver’s Guild of America) since Seattle 1980 and…