Denise Kovnat

A weaver since 1998, Denise Kovnat has taught virtually and at conferences and guilds across the United States, Canada, and Australia. She focuses on parallel threadings, collapse techniques, painted warps, and deflected doubleweave.

In 2022, she published a book on collapse techniquesWeaving Outside the Box: 12 Projects for Creating Dimensional Cloth. In addition to her award-winning work and jurying exhibits, she is most proud of helping to establish the Weaving and Fiber Arts Center, which opened in Rochester, NY, in 2002. To learn more, visit her blog at