>
Fons And Porter

Weavers and Spinners Fiber Guilds - US

Northwest Weavers
The Association of Northwest Weavers Guilds website lists many guilds in both Canada and the U.S.

Complex Weavers
Complex Weavers is open to anyone who wants to learn more about weaving that is exciting, challenging and has a curiosity to know and a willingness to share.

Handweavers Guild of America
The HGA is an international, nonprofit, member organization, dedicated to supporting and encouraging fibre arts and preserving our textile cultural heritage.

Northeast Handspinners’ Association
The NHA is a communication network for handspinners, sponsoring spinning retreats, open houses, skein contests, scholarships and other events to promote the education and art of spinning.

DE – Thistledown Fiber Arts Guild
The Thistledown Fiber Arts Guild, of Camden, DE are interested in any type of fiber manipulation.

MA – Cranberry Country Weavers Guild
The Cranberry Weavers guild meets monthly in Bridgewater, MA

MA – Weavers’ Guild of Boston
The Weavers Guild of Boston is the oldest weavers guild in the U.S. sponsoring seminars, a ratings program, annual sales and exhibits.

MD – Weavers Guild of Greater Baltimore, Inc.
Promoting fibre pursuits since 1949, the guild has an extensive series of workshops planned for the coming year.

NJ – Palisades Guild of Spinners and Weavers
The Palisades guild meets monthly, serving Bergen and Rockland County, NJ

ME – Maine Spinners Registry
The Maine Spinners Registry promotes communication, camaraderie and education between spinners in Maine and throughout the textile community.

NY – Fiber Fun Addicts
The Fiber Fun Addicts enjoy a wide range of fiber activities, meeting in Elbridge, NY.

NY – Paumanok Weavers Guild
The Paumanok Weavers meet monthly in Riverhead, NY..

NY – Staten Island Handspinners and Weavers
Staten Island Handspinners and Weavers get together monthly.

NY – Rochester Folk Art Guild
The guild is a place where ones inner possibilites are explored through the discipline of the crafts and close working relationships with others, offering an apprenticeship program with a hands-on approach.

PA – Weavers Guild of Pittsburgh
Since 1940, handweavers around Pittsburgh have been meeting to develop their knowledge and technical skills .

PA – Northwest Pennsylvania Spinners and Weavers Guild
A dedicated group of 50 handspinners and weavers make time for fibre.

RI – Moonlight Weavers’ Guild
A small but inspiring guild that meets in members’ homes in Rhode Island.

PA – Philadelphia Guild of Handweavers
The Philadelphia guild has developed a wide array of classes in the fibre arts for all experience levels.

IA – Craft Guild of Iowa City
The Craft Guild of Iowa City has weavers, potters, spinners, quilters, knitters and beadwork.

IL – DuPage Textile Guild
The DuPage Textile Guild meets monthly in Burr Ridge, IL.

IL – Hollow Tree Spinners Guild
The Hollow Tree Spinners meet monthly and have fun with dye pots and workshops.

IL – Fiber & Wheels Guild
The guild is comprises of fine spinners and weavers of all ages. Members meet in Woodstock, IL. & Lake Geneva, WI.

IL – North Shore Weavers
The North Shore Weavers meet monthly in Skokie, IL.

IL – Illinois Prairie Weavers
The Illinois Prairie Weavers meet monthly in Hinsdale, IL.

IL – Weavers Guild South
The Weavers Guild South meets on Saturdays in Park Forest, IL.

MI – Michigan Weavers Guild
The Michigan Weavers Guild encourages excellence, inspires creativity and preserves fibre traditions by providing forums for education of handweavers, spinners, basketry and other fibre related disciplines.

MI – Weaver’s Guild of Kalamazoo, Inc.
The Weaver’s Guild of Kalamazoo was founded in 1968 and is active in the fibre community, with study groups, slide collections, rental equipment and annual shows and exhibits.

MO – Osage Spinners & Weavers Guild
Weavers, spinsters, soap and papermakers all demonstrate ancient domestic arts, from Biblical to 19th Century technology

OH – Central Ohio Weaver’s Guild
The Central Ohio guild has been making felt hats, paper and Persian marbling in addition to exploring the fibre arts.

OH – Malabar Spinning & Weaving Guild
The Malaber Spinning & Weaving Guild do anything with fiber,meeting monthly in Lucas, OH.

OH – Weavers’ Guild of Greater Cincinnati
The Cincinatti guild is active in spinning, weaving, kumihimo and other fibre arts.

IL – North Shore Weavers
The North Shore Weavers meet monthly in Skokie, IL.

IL – Illinois Prairie Weavers
The Illinois Prairie Weavers meet monthly in Hinsdale, IL.

IL – Weavers Guild South
The Weavers Guild South meets on Saturdays in Park Forest, IL.

MI – Michigan Weavers Guild
The Michigan Weavers Guild encourages excellence, inspires creativity and preserves fibre traditions by providing forums for education of handweavers, spinners, basketry and other fibre related disciplines.

MI – Weaver’s Guild of Kalamazoo, Inc.
The Weaver’s Guild of Kalamazoo was founded in 1968 and is active in the fibre community, with study groups, slide collections, rental equipment and annual shows and exhibits.

MO – Columbia Weavers and Spinners Guild
The CWS celebrates its 50th anniversary this year with current members contributing to a sample swatch book.

MO – Osage Spinners & Weavers Guild
Weavers, spinsters, soap and papermakers all demonstrate ancient domestic arts, from Biblical to 19th Century technology

OH – Central Ohio Weaver’s Guild
The Central Ohio guild has been making felt hats, paper and Persian marbling in addition to exploring the fibre arts.

OH – East Ohio Handweavers Guild
The guild encourages fibre creativity and promotes awareness of fibrearts in the community. Their work was exhibited at Thiel College and is now on-line.

OH – Malabar Spinning & Weaving Guild
The Malaber Spinning & Weaving Guild do anything with fiber,meeting monthly in Lucas, OH.

OH – Weavers’ Guild of Greater Cincinnati
The host guild of Convergence 2000 is active in spinning, weaving, kumihimo and other fibre arts.

Northeast Handspinners’ Association

The NHA is a communication network for handspinners, sponsoring spinning retreats, open houses, skein contests, scholarships and other events to promote the education and art of spinning.

DE – Thistledown Fiber Arts Guild
The Thistledown Fiber Arts Guild, of Camden, DE are interested in any type of fiber manipulation.

MA – Cranberry Country Weavers Guild
The Cranberry Weavers guild meets monthly in Bridgewater, MA

MA – Weavers’ Guild of Boston
The Weavers Guild of Boston is the oldest weavers guild in the U.S. sponsoring seminars, a ratings program, annual sales and exhibits.

MD – Weavers Guild of Greater Baltimore, Inc.
Promoting fibre pursuits since 1949, the guild has an extensive series of workshops planned for the coming year.

NJ – Palisades Guild of Spinners and Weavers
The Palisades guild meets monthly, serving Bergen and Rockland County, NJ

ME – Maine Spinners Registry
The Maine Spinners Registry promotes communication, camaraderie and education between spinners in Maine and throughout the textile community.

NY – Fiber Fun Addicts
The Fiber Fun Addicts enjoy a wide range of fiber activities, meeting in Elbridge, NY.

NY – Paumanok Weavers Guild
The Paumanok Weavers meet monthly in Riverhead, NY..

NY – Staten Island Handspinners and Weavers
Staten Island Handspinners and Weavers get together monthly.

NY – Rochester Folk Art Guild
The guild is a place where ones inner possibilities are explored through the discipline of the crafts and close working relationships with others, offering an apprenticeship program with a hands-on approach.

PA – Weavers Guild of Pittsburgh
Since 1940, handweavers around Pittsburgh have been meeting to develop their knowledge and technical skills .

PA – Northwest Pennsylvania Spinners and Weavers Guild
A dedicated group of 50 handspinners and weavers make time for fibre.

RI – Moonlight Weavers’ Guild
A small but inspiring guild that meets in members’ homes in Rhode Island.

PA – Philadelphia Guild of Handweavers
The Philadelphia guild has developed a wide array of classes in the fibre arts for all experience levels.

AL – Alabama Handweavers
Weaving is alive and well in Alabama. Visit the Alabama Handweaving website for more information about guilds in the area.

AB – Gulf Coast Weaver’s Guild
Visit the Gulf Coast Weavers website to see the member creations.

AL – Greater Birmingham Fiber Guild
Contact info is supplied for the Greater Birmingham Fiber Guild.

FL – The Arachnids Spinning Guild
The Arachnids keep spinning alive and well in Gainesville, Fl.

FL – The Original Fiber Artists Guild
The Fiber Artists Guild has just begun to build their website. They meet montly in Brevard County.

FL – Gainesville Handweavers Guild
The Gainesville Handweavers have basketry, beadwork, weaving dyeing and fun parties planned for the year.

GA – Chattahoochee Handweavers Guild
The Chattahoochee Guild in Atlanta shares your interest in handweaving, spinning and other fibre arts, offering classes, workshops and exhibits.

NC – Triangle Weavers, Inc.
The guild meets monthly in Chapel Hill, NC for workshops, study groups and sales opportunities.

NC – Western North Carolina Fibers/Handweavers Guild, Inc.
The NC Guild meets monthly to promote the appreciation of fine craftsmanship in textile arts.

SC – Anderson County Fiber Arts Guild
In Anderson, SC, artists and crafters of all fiber activities are welcome to join the guild.

TN – Middle Tennessee Fiber Guild
The Middle Tennessee Guild meets on Saturdays in Hendersonville, TN.

TN – Tennessee Valley Handspinners
The Tennessee Valley handspinners are an active group and meet monthly in Knoxville, Tennesee

TX – Lampasas Fiber Arts Guild
The Lampasas guild meets twice per month, on Saturdays.

TX – Sam Houston Weavers & Spinners Guild
The Sam Houston Weavers & Spinners meet in Huntsville, TX for fibre adventures: dyeing silk caps, space-dyeing and even pickle dyeing.

VA – Virginia Weaving Guilds
This is a listing of weaving guilds in Virginia. No websites are available.

CA – Anne’s Web
The guild is active in Monterey County, meeting for “Learn to Spin” days, sheep-to-shawl contests and other fun adventures.

CA – Black Mountain Weavers
The Black Mountain Weavers have a cooperative gallery of handwoven clothing, rugs, tapestry and other fibre arts.

CA – Black Sheep Handweavers Guild
The Black Sheep guild promotes the exchange of ideas in textile arts.

CA – Loom & Shuttle Guild
The San Francisco guild hosts lots of interesting exhibits and shows, including the ugly yarn exchange.

OR – Aurora Handspinners
The Aurora Handspinners guild presents the 17th annual Antique Spinning Wheel showcase.

SD – Praire Fiber Arts Guild
The Prairie Fiber Arts Guild actively participates in shows, festivals and ethnic events, in the Aberdeen, SD area.

WA – Kitsap Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild
The Kitsap Weavers and Spinners present new programs each year, meeting in Bremerton, WA.

WA – Seattle Textile Computer Users Group
The STCUG takes full advantage of computers to enhance design and creativity in the fibre arts.

WI – Wisconsin Handweavers Inc
Wisconsin Handweavers Inc. provides Education, Support & Promotion of Excellence in Weaving for this Generation and the Next.

Guilds

Weavers Guilds
Weavers Guilds – Canada
Weavers Guilds – Europe
Weavers Guilds – US
Weavers Guilds – Australia

Beginner Hand Weaving

Inventive Weaving on a Little Loom: Discover the Full Potential of the Rigid-Heddle Loom, for Beginners and Beyond
Next Steps In Weaving: What You Never Knew You Needed to Know
Simple Woven Garments: 20+ Projects to Weave & Wear

Weaving Looms

 

Ebay Finds

Plymouth Encore Mega Wool Blend Super Bulky Yarn 100g 0137 Pink Knit Crochet - Current price: $5.95

4 foot adjustable triangle loom - Current price: $145.00

Hideaway Rectangle Loom Pin Arrangement Formula - Current price: $7.50

Indian Chindi Rag Rug Hand Woven Hand made Mat Recycled Cotton Striped Rag Rugs - Current price: $65.00

- Current price: $150.00

- Current price: $130.00

Comments are closed.

This page last edited on November 12, 2015

by


All Fiber Arts by Paivi Suomi is licensed under a
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

Advertisements

This website contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on the links. This helps to cover the costs of keeping this website alive. Thank you for your support.

Interweave Kits

Beading, Crochet, Jewelry, Knitting, Quilting, Sewing and Craft
  • Foundations of Nature Printing (Mineral Point, WI)
    Experience the magic of nature! Learn to naturally dye fabrics through the modern process of eco-printing. Eco-printing is a technique in which plants, leaves and flowers leave their shapes, color, and...
  • Shape Shifting (LaPointe, WI)
    In this class we will study photographs and slides of a variety of historic and ethnic decorative objects to help uncover some of the motifs and symbols which may have powerful personal resonance. Each...
  • Sculpting Hollow Form: Application of Partial Felt Density (Coupeville, WA)
    Wool fiber is typically wrapped around either a pre-existing form such as a ball or balloon or a 2-D flat resist made from a variety of materials impenetrable by the fibers in order to felt hollow forms....
  • From Watercolor to Quilt (LaPointe, WI)
    Abstract watercolor paintings will be created the first day using 10 different painting techniques that will leave the student with many paintings to choose from. Techniques include, transparent layered...