Weaving Guilds & Conferences
Guilds in the area
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Frances Irwin Handweavers
Green Township, NJ
Founded in the mid 1960’s to foster the art of handweaving and related fiber interests. That mission continues. We honor those who have kept this art form alive, yet there is excitement about the collaboration and exploration enjoyed by our growing membership.
Jockey Hollow Weavers
Their goal was to establish a guild for the purpose of studying and exchanging ideas and knowledge about their crafts.
Palisades Guild of Spinners and Weavers
Upper Saddle River, NJ
Our members' interests are not limited to spinning and weaving: we bead, dye, knit, tat, and engage in other explorations of the fiber arts. While our members hail from all over the New York City metropolitan area, most are from Bergen and Rockland Counties in New York State.
Paumanok Weavers Guild
The Paumanok Weavers Guild, Inc. was founded in 1975 as a non-profit organization to support and foster handweaving on Long Island. We meet monthly at the Suffolk County Historical Society in Riverhead.
Staten Island Handspinners and Weavers
Historic Richmondtown, Staten Island
Anyone interested in fiber is welcome.
Textile Study Group of New York
Textile Study Group of New York (TSGNY) is a nonprofit organization committed to promoting the fiber arts— the diverse professional activities, disciplines, and media that bring so much vitality and excitement to the world of fiber art today.
There are dozens of weaving groups on Facebook which you can find by going to the Groups page and searching for 'weaving'
To find other local weaving and spinning guilds
Mid-Atlantic Fiber Association - https://mafafiber.org/guilds/
Northeast Handspinners Association - http://www.nehandspinners.org/resources/guilds/
Handweavers Guild of America (HGA)
Dedicated to encouraging excellence, inspiring creativity, and preserving fiber traditions through education. The national conference is held bi-annually in even years.
Mid-Atlantic Fiber Association (MAFA)
The objectives of MAFA are to promote education in the fiber arts, to plan, organize and conduct conferences, and to facilitate communication among member guilds. Their conference is held bi-annually in odd years.
NEWS - New England Weavers Seminar
NEWS holds a bi-annual conference in odd years.