Hudson Valley Carding Workshops

Lucinda Shastid

Have you wanted to learn how to card?  Here's a news release from Clemes & Clemes announcing workshops just before Rhinebeck.

Just passing it on - no endorsement implied.


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Subject: Hudson Valley Workshops
Date: Wed, 4 Sep 2019 07:29:34 -0700
From: Clemes & Clemes, Inc. <info@...>
To: Clemes & Clemes, Inc. <info@...>

Hello there!

We are thrilled to announce our first East Coast workshops next month! If you could share our news with your guild members via newsletter or during your next guild meeting, it would be greatly appreciated!

Kind regards,

Henry & Roy Clemes

Clemes & Clemes, Inc.
650 San Pablo Avenue | Pinole, CA 94564
toll free: (800)900-4118 | local: (510)724-2036



 Hudson Valley Workshops Offer Hands-On Drum Carding Instruction


[Kingston, NY, September 4, 2019]  The father and son duo of Henry and Roy Clemes will teach their first drum carding classes in New England next month. Known throughout the world for the carding equipment they build, the pair from Northern California began instructing fiber artists in the use of drum carders in the early part of this decade. Having sold out workshops at wool and fiber festivals from Tacoma to Dallas to Wisconsin, they set their sights on New York Sheep and Wool Festival. While the concurrent scheduling of vending and teaching at the festival lovingly known as Rhinebeck has precluded the two from teaching in years past, they creatively scheduled classes across the river in Kingston during the week prior to NYS&W, so as not to interfere with the festival or its increasingly popular little brother, Indie Untangled. On Wednesday, October 16, 2019, the two offer their “Exploring the Drum Carder� workshop designed for fiber artists with little to no drum carding experience. They begin with a history lesson on drum carders, followed by hands-on batt building instruction with both hand crank and motorized carders, creating a total of 4 batts. The following day’s “Adventures in Drum Carding� is aimed at those who know their way around a carder, as it builds on the techniques taught in “Exploring,� with students creating 5 batts. The instructors supply all the fiber and equipment used in their workshops, with each student using one of the Clemes’s Elite Crankless Drum Carders for the day. The cost for each six-hour workshop is $195 and includes materials and equipment rental. For more information and to register, please visit Questions can be directed to info@....

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