Sharlet Elms – October 2022

Lecture: Handmade or Homemade October 5, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific. during the guild meeting

Non-guild members are welcome

An online presentation via Zoom

Description: Sharlet Elms ways to improve your weaving, how judging works, and what you can do to improve your chances of bringing home that ribbon or just to be happier with what you have created. Sharlet also has tips for knitters.

Description

Sharlet Elms is a Public Health Microbiologist by profession and now retired after 21 years from Placer County Public Health Laboratory where she was the supervising microbiologist. Sharlet is currently keeping busy by working half time for the California Department of Public Health in Richmond as a lead instructor for their Public Health Microbiologist Trainee program. In addition, Sharlet lectures and offers workshops to weaving guilds, teaches for Rumpelstiltskin’s Yarn Shop in Sacramento, mentors the Hangtown Weaving Study group, and teaches several private weaving students. Sharlet’s free time is spent at home with her husband and 2 boxers, Lily and Milo, as well as engaged in her own weaving adventures on her many looms!

Lecture: Handmade or Homemade

October 5, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific. during the guild meeting

Non-guild members are welcome

An online presentation via Zoom

Handmade or Homemade: Have you ever wondered how your items are judged? Wondered why you didn’t get a blue ribbon at the fair? In this talk Sharlet will discuss ways to improve your weaving, how judging works and what you can do to improve your chances of bringing home that ribbon or just to be happier with what you have created. She will talk about hems, finishes, design concepts, etc. plus answer any questions you may have about how best to improve your finished items. Sharlet will also share an example of a judging sheet. Although Sharlet’s focus is on weaving, she has tips for knitters, too.