Category Archives: WORKSHOPS

Where to find textile and fiber art classes and instructors.

Spin Flora not Fauna

I am very pleased and delighted to hear that my workshop is full for the upcoming AGWSD Summer School 2017. This summer school will be held at Sparsholt College in Hampshire, August 13 – 20, 2017.
The Summer School is hosted by the Association of Guilds of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers, UK and is a bi-annual week long event where participants spend their days working in intensive workshops on their passion. Here is a diary of the AGWSD Summer School 2015. read more

Earth sky

For those who are looking for a different sort of vacation here is something you might want to consider. Earth and Sky have a Meditative Art School that combines art and yoga.

In the Meditative Art practice the emphasis is on the use of natural material and exploring the way the natural materials effects us and our creativity. A variety of natural materials is used which include: natural paints, raw wool, natural fabrics, ropes, metal, creating with food items and painting with spices. read more

Craft Guilds Europe: guildseu

Add a Guild

If your Guild doesn’t have a web page yet, you can use our Submission Form to add your Guild listing. If your Guild does have a webpage, and it isn’t listed here yet, please let me know .

Assoc. of Guilds of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers
The aim of the association is to encourage and maintain integrity and excellence of craftsmanship and encourage a sense of beauty of material, texture, colour and design, through cooperation with member Guilds and Societies with like aims. read more

Craft Schools: schools

Textile Art Schools – Canada

Kootenay School of the Arts
A 2 year degree program in Fiber Arts covering traditional and contemporary textiles, weaving, felting, dyeing, pattern making.

Textile Art Schools – U.S.

Textile Art Schools – UK

Open College of the Arts
Textile art courses in color and design, stitching, fabric painting, woven structures

Goldsmiths
Goldsmiths Constructed Textiles lab offers courses in Cloth Weaving, Knitting, Gun Tufting, and Tapestry. read more

Craft Guilds US: 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. read more