We frequently get calls for information about places to learn how to weave. Our librarian
has compiled a list that appears below. To the best of our knowledge this list is up to date
but some information may have changed. If you find that something on the list is inaccurate would you
please let us know so that we can correct it.
Tri-State Area |
East Coast |
Fashion Institute of Technology
Room B103, Seventh Ave. at 27th St., NYC 10001-5992
Classes from beginning through computer aided weaving and surface design for full time and
continuing education students. They are fashion industry oriented, but you can learn a lot
as long you keep this in mind.
Textile Arts Center
505 Carroll Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
26 West 8th Street
New York NY 10011
The main goal of the Textile Arts Center is to provide support to fiber artists, and everyday people interested in working with fiber,
by acting as a resource facility and creative meeting place.
Loop of the Loom
SAORI Weaving Arts Studio
227 East 87th Street
New York NY 10028
Loop of the Loom is the only weaving studio for children and adults in Manhattan which
introduces the award winning SAORI creative weaving program.
The Yarn Company
New York NY 10024
The Yarn Company offers supplies and classes for a variety of fiber techniques.
47 Hall Street 2nd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11205
Weaving Hand is an organization that embraces global weaving traditions, fosters working partnerships with an international
community of weavers, and operates as a healing arts studio.
135 West 29th Street Suite 804
New York, New York 10001
They occasionally give lessons.
The Weaving Center
32 Warren Ave, Tarrytown, NY 10591
(Entrance at ground level around left to back of Convent)
Fiber Design Studio
10 Wisner Trail, Warwick, NY 10990
Beginning and more advanced weaving, spinning, and knitting
Newark Museum Arts Workshop
449 Washington St., P.O. Box 540, Newark, NJ 07101-0540
Aunt Jean's Handiworks
Call to join mailing list. Weaving classes
33 Race Street, Frenchtown, NJ 08825
Classes in weaving, spinning, knitting, basketry and more. They also sell new and used fiber equipment.
Guildford Art Center
P.O. Box 589,411 Church St., Guilford, CT 06437
Classes in a variety of crafts: fiber crafts include spinning, weaving dyeing, knitting,
quilting, surface design.
Brookfield Craft Center
P.O. Box 122, Route 25, Brookfield, CT 06804
Classes in a variety of crafts. Fiber crafts: weaving, felting, dyeing, knitting, also color theory, designing, beading, sewing
Great Neck Adult Education
Click "Course Selection," then "Fine Crafts to see Weaving classes.
New York, NY
On-Going Tapestry Tutorial offered regularly on Wednesdays. Beginning to advanced students.
Peters Valley Craft Center
19 Kuhn Rd. Layton, NJ 07851
Weaving, spinning, dyeing, surface design, felting, needlework, paper, book arts, and basketry. 3 - 8 days intensive study: beginner to advanced
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A Yarn Express
Waltham, MA 02452
Weaving classes for adults and children.
Philadelphia Guild of Handweavers
3705 Main Street, Philadelphia, PA 19127
We offer Weaving, Spinning, Basketry and Dyeing on a fairly regular basis, and also
occasionally offer Embroidery, Knotting and a variety of other fiber related classes.
1132 Green Ridge Rd., P.O.Box 687, East Berlin, PA 17316
Weaving classes include: beginning weaving, color and weave, overshot coverlets, countermarch loom
class, how to finish weavings, beginning rag rug weekend, Theo Moorman workshop, and twined rag rugs.
Other classes include cotton spinning, beginning spinning, book making, and beginning temari ball making.
Center Village, PO Box 806, Harrisville, NH 03450
Summer & fall workshops in weaving, felt making, knitting, spinning & color in fiber
Vävstuga Swedish Weaving and Folk Arts
16 Water Street, Shelburne Falls, MA 01370-1119
Swedish style weaving school: weaving "basics, draw looms, linens, & more"
Vermont Weaving School
4 Signal Pine Rd, Putney, VT 05346
Classes, retreats and study groups for beginning and experienced weavers.
Thousand Island Arts Center - Home of the Handweaving Museum
314 John St., Clayton, NY 13624
Penland School of Crafts
Basketry, beading, floor loom weaving (all levels), tapestry weaving, surface design,
many other fiber techniques
Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts
556 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN
Fiber, baskets, paper, weaving, surface design
Fletcher Farm School for the Arts and Crafts
611 Route South, Ludlow, VT 05149
Weaving, dyeing, spinning, surface design
John C. Campbell Folk School
Sewing, spinning, weaving, dyeing, knitting, hooking, felting
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The Fiber Garden
Black River Falls WI
Workshops in spinning, weaving, herbs, basket weaving
Carol Leigh's Hillcreek Fiber Studio
Workshops in spinning, natural dyeing, multi-harness, triangle frame loom, Navajo weaving"
Santa Fe School of Weaving
Santa Fe NM
"Doubleweave and special projects. Beginners welcome."
Mendicino Art Center
"Year-round workshops: Weaving, Spinning, Dyeing, Rug Making, Silk Painting, Surface Design. All levels."
Taos Arts School - Taos Arts Workshops
Navajo weaving, natural dyeing, Knitting, Apache beadwork on moccasins, Apache coiled basketry
Sievers School of Fiber Arts
Washington Island, WI
"Basketry, dyeing, felt making, handmade paper, knitting, quilting, spinning, surface design, wearables, weaving"
Carol Russell (wrote The Tapestry Handbook, a highly used beginning book)
Teaches traditional tapestry &
Navajo tapestry techniques, and also color & 2-D design; classes held at the South Orange Community Center
in South Orange, NJ, or at The Spinnery in Neshanic Station, NJ; classes are offered in sessions of
4 or 8 weeks. For her current schedule, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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