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Roy Kady- Textile Art Classes

Roy Kady – Textile Art Classes

Name Roy Kady
Business Name Dine Woven
Address P.O. Box 209

Teec Nos Pos, AZ

Country US

Navajo Nation

Telephone 520-656-3498
Email
Website Dine Woven

Training

I’ve been weaving/teaching Navajo Textiles for 16 years or more.I learned the art of weaving, spinning,preparing wool and weaving all regional styles of Navajo Textiles at the age of nine years old.I’m considered a MASTER WEAVER in the Navajo society. I’ve studied the art form my grand mother and mother and some local MASTER WEAVERS. I also teach at San Jaun College, in Farmington N.M. and Colorado University, Art Center, in Cortez, CO

Navajo Weaving

Navajo Up-right weaving, all regional styles, there are about 16 or 18 regionals styles of Navajo Weaving. I also teach hand processing wool for spinning and weaving. I also teach the art of Shash Belt weaving.

Hand Spinning

Navajo lap spinning techniques.

Dyes

Local Vegetal dyeing techiques

Other Fiber arts

Sumac fiber coiling technique basket weaving and wool feltmaking.

Travel

I teach from my studio and when available, I do travel. I also give lectures on the “Fine Art of Dine'(Navajo) Textile Weaving”, and in the winter months I tell myth stories about weaving.

My work is mostly sold on consignment(s) I do some Indian Market Shows in the west.

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Fiber Art Teachers

Fleecing Navajo Weavers
The popularity of Navajo rug designs has allowed some fair trade businesses to thrive while Navajo weavers suffer. Thousands of Diné (Navajo) weavers face formidable competition as their historic patterns, increasingly reproduced abroad, are imported and sold via sophisticated marketing schemes, including hundreds of websites on the internet.

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