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Textile and Fiber Arts Classes

Learn to weave, take a short course or a degree in textiles and fiber arts.

Meditative Art School
Earth and Sky is providing a week long workshop in Ireland. The programs combine Meditative Art theory and practice together with daily yoga and meditation.

AVL Weaving School
Not sure how to make full use of your AVL loom? Take a class in multi-shaft or multi-layering design.

Brookfield Craft Center
The Brookfield Craft Center in Connecticut offers workshops in weaving, decorative arts, business and marketing.

Charlie Lermond’s Loom Shed
Charlie Lermond teaches handweaving to students in an intensive month-long apprenticeship class.

Coupeville Arts Center
The Coupeville Arts Center, on Whidbey Island, WA hosts an exciting Fiber Forum each September featuring several well known instructors.

Dept. of Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors
The University of Georgia’s Textiles dept. has both undergraduate and graduate programs in textile sciences.

Diane Mortensen
At her scenic Saltspring Island studio, Diane Mortensen offers an extensive range of weaving and colour classes.

Double Weave Workshop
Paul O’Connor teaches an innovative double-weave workshop through an on-line course.

Harrisville Designs
Harrisville Designs, in Harrisville, NH holds workshops in a picturesque studio atmosphere.

NC State University College of Textiles
Get information on Professional Education Programs offered by NC State’s College of Textiles. A variety of courses offered in basic textiles, knitting, yarn manufacturing, finishing and fabric design.

Norway – Artisan Clothing – Weaving and Design
Spend 2 weeks studying contemporary clothing designs in the community of Vinje, Telemark, Norway

Penland School of Crafts
The Penland School of Crafts, in Penland, NC promotes individual and artistic growth through programs that serve a wide range of craft endeavours.

Peters Valley Craft Education Center
Peters Valley Craft Education Center, in Layton, NJ is devoted to the teaching of craft as an art form.

Rhode Island School of Design
Rhode Island School of Design Department of Textiles offers a broad-based curriculum of textile study.

Rochester Folk Art Guild Apprenticeship Program
The Rochester Apprenticeship program is designed to give a practical, hands-on approach to learning.

Royal College of Art
The Royal College of Art School of Fashion and Textiles has a woven textiles specialty programme.

School of the Art Institute of Chicago Fiber Dept.
The Fiber Department reflects a broad range of textile and mixed-media courses.

School of On-Line Courses & Independent Study
Southern Utah University offers a wide range of on-line courses ranging from art appreciation, to music to professional development.

The Mannings Handweaving School and Supply Center
The Mannings in East Berlin, PA have lots of day and week-long weaving, spinning and other fibre-related courses to choose from.

The Spinnery
The Spinnery offers numerous classes in spinning, felting, dyeing and weaving.

Fiber arts Teachers & Instructors
We are compiling a registry of those who are interested in teaching classes and workshops in weaving, spinning, dyeing and other fiber arts.

Hand weavers Guilds, Groups and Instructors

Guilds

Instructors

Handweaving Books: Beginner Weaving

The Weaver’s Book: Fundamentals of Handweaving
UK: Fundamentals of Handweaving

Key to Weaving: A Textbook of Hand-Weaving Techniques and Pattern Drafts for the Beginning Weaver
A definitive guide to handloom weaving: step-by-step instructions, intricacies of color, fiber and how to use them effectively.
UK: Key to Weaving

Weaving A Rug : For Beginners And Experts
Kindle version:
How to make Mexican woven rugs.
UK: Weaving A Rug

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Weavers Guild South: ucwgsouth

Weavers Guild South

Where:
Park Forest Library
Park Forest, IL
Map:
Park Forest, IL

When:

1:00 p.m.

3rd Saturday each month
Guild Contact:
Betty Kirk

Email: bbkirk at earthlink.net

The Weavers Guild South welcomes men and women with various levels of weaving and interests and skills. Its purpose is to create a supportive environment to nurture creativity and individuality. We bring together people interested in sharing an appreciation of fiber arts and provide a forum that demonstrates the versatility of fibers.

The Guild offers quality workshops and programs in weaving, spinning and such related areas as basketry, felting, dyeing and off-loom weaving, providing hands-on experience and exposure to the multiple facets of this extensive field. These presentations utilize the expertise of the Guild members as well as professionals in the field. The Guild also promotes fiber arts through its involvement in Community education activities.

Weavers Guilds and Classes

Textile Artist Galleries

Textile Instructors and Teachers

Weavers Guilds: US Midwest

Beginner Weaving Books

The Weaver’s Book: Fundamentals of Handweaving
UK: Fundamentals of Handweaving

Key to Weaving: A Textbook of Hand-Weaving Techniques and Pattern Drafts for the Beginning Weaver
A definitive guide to handloom weaving: step-by-step instructions, intricacies of color, fiber and how to use them effectively.
UK: Key to Weaving

The Weaver’s Idea Book: Creative Cloth on a Rigid Heddle Loom
Techniques include leno, Brooks bouquet, soumak, and embroidery on fabric.
UK: Weavers Idea Book

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Early Antique Spinning Wheel

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Illinois Prairie Weavers: uchinsdale

Illinois Prairie Weavers

Where:
Hinsdale, IL
Map:
Hinsdale, IL
When:
10:00 A.M.

2nd Tuesday each month

Contact:
Diana Urso

Email:
ursogriff at aol.com

Various weavers throughout Chicago suburban area. Presentations, workshops, demonstrations at each session

Weavers Guilds and Classes

Textile Artist Galleries

Textile Instructors and Teachers

Weavers Guilds: US

Beginner Weaving Books

The Weaver’s Book: Fundamentals of Handweaving
UK: Fundamentals of Handweaving

The Weaver’s Studio: Doubleweave
How to weave a tube, and a tube within a tube.
UK: Doubleweave

Hands on Rigid Heddle Weaving
Wonderful projects and plain-weave variations, this user-friendly guide covers choosing, setting up, and weaving on a rigid heddle loom.
UK: Hands on Rigid Heddle

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Early Antique Spinning Wheel

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Rare Vintage Made In Holland Louet S10 Wooden Spinning Wheel Clothing Spool

$299.99
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Fiber Wool Combs Carders Spinning Wheel

$110.00
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North Shore Weavers: ucskokie

North Shore Weavers

Where:
Skokie, IL

Map:
Skokie, IL
When:
10:00 A.M.

1st Thursday each month
Guild Contact:
Diana Urso

Email: ursogriff at @aol.com

Various weavers from the entire Chicagoland area. Holiday sponsored Art of Fiber Show/Sale at Botanic Gardens in Glencoe, IL. Workshops and presentations offered at each meeting.

Weaving Guilds and Classes

Textile Artist Galleries

Textile Instructors and Teachers

Weavers Guilds: US

Beginner Weaving Books

The Weaver’s Book: Fundamentals of Handweaving
UK: Fundamentals of Handweaving

The Weaver’s Studio: Doubleweave
How to weave a tube, and a tube within a tube.
UK: Doubleweave

Hands on Rigid Heddle Weaving
Wonderful projects and plain-weave variations, this user-friendly guide covers choosing, setting up, and weaving on a rigid heddle loom.
UK: Hands on Rigid Heddle

A Handweaver’s Pattern Book
A collection of 377 patterns for four-harness weaving, organized in groups of similar designs. This is one of the first weaving books I bought and it is still one of my favourites.
UK: Handweavers Pattern Book

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Early Antique Spinning Wheel

$125.00 (0 Bids)
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Buy It Now for only: $165.00
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Rare Vintage Made In Holland Louet S10 Wooden Spinning Wheel Clothing Spool

$299.99
End Date: Sunday Mar-22-2020 8:28:00 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $299.99
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Fiber Wool Combs Carders Spinning Wheel

$110.00
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Fiber & Wheels Guild: ucfiberwheels

Fiber and Wheels Guild

Where:
Homes of members in Woodstock IL Lake Geneva WI

Woodstock, IL, Lake Geneva, WI
Map:
Lake Geneva, WI
When:
2nd Wednesday of each month

TIME: 10a.m.-2p.m.

Guild Contact:
Susan

Email: lasushl2 at webtv.net

We’re a small, friendly guild that has been in existance since 1978. Our ages range from late 30’s to early 80’s with many fine spinners and weavers.

Our primary focus is fiber, but our meetings have also covered such topics as waxed linen amulet bags, beadwork, willow trellises, Estonia (the homeland of a member), gourds, llamas and alpacas.

We’d like to receive information of activities in Southeastern Wisconsin & ideas for future meetings.

Weaving Guilds and Classes

Textile Artist Galleries

Textile Instructors and Teachers

Weavers Guilds: US

Beginner Weaving Books

The Weaver’s Book: Fundamentals of Handweaving
UK: Fundamentals of Handweaving

The Weaver’s Studio: Doubleweave
How to weave a tube, and a tube within a tube.
UK: Doubleweave

Hands on Rigid Heddle Weaving
Wonderful projects and plain-weave variations, this user-friendly guide covers choosing, setting up, and weaving on a rigid heddle loom.
UK: Hands on Rigid Heddle

A Handweaver’s Pattern Book
A collection of 377 patterns for four-harness weaving, organized in groups of similar designs. This is one of the first weaving books I bought and it is still one of my favourites.
UK: Handweavers Pattern Book

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Early Antique Spinning Wheel

$125.00 (0 Bids)
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Buy It Now for only: $165.00
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Rare Vintage Made In Holland Louet S10 Wooden Spinning Wheel Clothing Spool

$299.99
End Date: Sunday Mar-22-2020 8:28:00 PDT
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Fiber Wool Combs Carders Spinning Wheel

$110.00
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Weavers, Spinners & Dyers Guilds – US Midwest: guildsusmw

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Beginner Weaving Books

The Weaver’s Book: Fundamentals of Handweaving
UK: Fundamentals of Handweaving

The Weaver’s Studio: Doubleweave
How to weave a tube, and a tube within a tube.
UK: Doubleweave

Hands on Rigid Heddle Weaving
Wonderful projects and plain-weave variations, this user-friendly guide covers choosing, setting up, and weaving on a rigid heddle loom.
UK: Hands on Rigid Heddle

A Handweaver’s Pattern Book
A collection of 377 patterns for four-harness weaving, organized in groups of similar designs. This is one of the first weaving books I bought and it is still one of my favourites.
UK: Handweavers Pattern Book

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Early Antique Spinning Wheel

$125.00 (0 Bids)
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Rare Vintage Made In Holland Louet S10 Wooden Spinning Wheel Clothing Spool

$299.99
End Date: Sunday Mar-22-2020 8:28:00 PDT
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Fiber Wool Combs Carders Spinning Wheel

$110.00
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DuPage Textile Guild: ucdupage

DuPage Textile Guild

Where:
Burr Ridge, IL
Map:
Burr Ridge, IL
When:
2nd Monday each month

Guild Contact:
Diana Urso

Email: ursogriff at aol.com

Weaving Guilds and Classes

Textile Artist Galleries

Textile Instructors and Teachers

Weavers Guilds: US

Beginner Weaving Books

The Weaver’s Book: Fundamentals of Handweaving
UK: Fundamentals of Handweaving

The Weaver’s Studio: Doubleweave
How to weave a tube, and a tube within a tube.
UK: Doubleweave

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Early Antique Spinning Wheel

$125.00 (0 Bids)
End Date: Friday Feb-28-2020 12:09:38 PST
Buy It Now for only: $165.00
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Rare Vintage Made In Holland Louet S10 Wooden Spinning Wheel Clothing Spool

$299.99
End Date: Sunday Mar-22-2020 8:28:00 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $299.99
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Fiber Wool Combs Carders Spinning Wheel

$110.00
End Date: Thursday Feb-27-2020 0:00:01 PST
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Middle Tennessee Fiber Guild: ucmidtenn

Middle Tennessee Fiber Guild

Where:
Hendersonville Arts Council
Hendersonville, TN
Map:
Hendersonville, TN
When:
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

2nd Saturday each month
except January

Guild Contact:
Cathy Lampman

Email:lamppost at tn.freei.net

This guild is focused on spinning, but we have members that weave, dye, knit, felt and other crafts.

We have workshops on a wide range of topics including basic – advanced skill levels in spinning, felting, weaving and more.

Textile Artist Galleries

Textile Instructors and Teachers

Weavers Guilds: US South

Beginner Weaving Books

The Weaver’s Book: Fundamentals of Handweaving
UK: Fundamentals of Handweaving

The Weaver’s Studio: Doubleweave
How to weave a tube, and a tube within a tube.
UK: Doubleweave

Hands on Rigid Heddle Weaving
Wonderful projects and plain-weave variations, this user-friendly guide covers choosing, setting up, and weaving on a rigid heddle loom.
UK: Hands on Rigid Heddle

A Handweaver’s Pattern Book
A collection of 377 patterns for four-harness weaving, organized in groups of similar designs. This is one of the first weaving books I bought and it is still one of my favourites.
UK: Handweavers Pattern Book

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Early Antique Spinning Wheel

$125.00 (0 Bids)
End Date: Friday Feb-28-2020 12:09:38 PST
Buy It Now for only: $165.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

Rare Vintage Made In Holland Louet S10 Wooden Spinning Wheel Clothing Spool

$299.99
End Date: Sunday Mar-22-2020 8:28:00 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $299.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Fiber Wool Combs Carders Spinning Wheel

$110.00
End Date: Thursday Feb-27-2020 0:00:01 PST
Buy It Now for only: $110.00
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