Weaving Instruction

We frequently are asked for information about places to learn how to weave. We have compiled a list by area. 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, please use the Contact form so that we can correct it.

Tri-State Area

Brookfield Craft Center
P.O. Box 122, Route 25

Brookfield, CT 06804
203-775-4526
www.brookfieldcraft.org
Classes in a variety of crafts. Fiber crafts: weaving, felting, dyeing, knitting, also color theory, designing, beading, sewing

Fashion Institute of Technology 
Seventh Ave. at 27th St.

NY, NY 10001-5992
212-760-7650
www.fitnyc.edu
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.

Guildford Art Center
P.O. Box 589,411 Church St.

Guilford, CT 06437
203-453-5947
www.guilfordartcenter.org
Classes in a variety of fiber crafts include spinning, weaving dyeing, knitting, quilting, surface design.

Lion Brand® Yarn Studio
34 W. 15th St 

NY, NY 10011
212-243-9907
www.lionbrandyarnstudio.com
A wide variety of classes, from beginning level in both knitting and crochet to workshops in all sorts of knitting, crocheting, and yarncrafting techniques, including weaving (rigid heddle weaving only), dyeing, and felting.

Loop of the Loom
SAORI Weaving Arts Studio
227 East 87th Street
NY NY 10028
212-722-2686
www.LoopoftheLoom.com
Only weaving studio for children and adults in Manhattan which introduces the award winning SAORI creative weaving program.

Make Workshop
256 3rd Ave
Brooklyn NY 11215
347-529-5627
www.makeworkshop.com
Craft and textile design classes in Gowanus

Peters Valley School of Craft
19 Kuhn Rd.

Layton, NJ 07851
973-948-5200
www.petersvalley.org
Weaving, spinning, dyeing, surface design, felting, needlework, paper, book arts, and basketry. 3 - 8 days intensive study: beginner to advanced

The Spinnery
33 Race Street

Frenchtown, NJ 08825
908-996-9004
www.spinnery.net
Classes in weaving, spinning, knitting, basketry and more. Also sell new and used fiber equipment.

Tatter Textile Library

505 Carroll St, #2B

Brooklyn, NY 11215

Extensive fiber-related library. Stitching classes.

Textile Arts Center
505 Carroll Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215
718 369-0222
www.textileartscenter.com
Classes on all levels of weaving as well as many other fiber-related topics.

The Weaving Center
32 Warren Ave

Tarrytown, NY 10591
914-332-1948
www.theweavingcenter.org

Weaving Hand
630 Flushing Avenue, Suite 704
Brooklyn, NY 11206
718 855-5666
www.weavinghand.com
Embraces global weaving traditions, fosters partnerships with an international community of weavers, and operates as a healing arts studio.

Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild
34 Tinker St.
Woodstock, NY 12498
845.679.2079
www.woodstockguild.org
Weaving classes.

East Coast

Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts
556 Parkway

Gatlinburg, TN
865-436-5860
www.arrowmont.org
Fiber, baskets, paper, weaving, surface design

A Yarn Express
Waltham, MA 02452
781-863-1449
www.yarnexpressonline.com
Weaving classes for adults and children.

Fletcher Farm School

for the Arts and Crafts
611 Route South

Ludlow, VT 05149
802-228-8770
www.FletcherFarm.org
Weaving, dyeing, spinning, surface design

Harrisville Designs
Center Village, PO Box 806

Harrisville, NH 03450
603-827-3996
www.harrisville.com
Summer & fall workshops in weaving, felt making, knitting, spinning & color in fiber

John C. Campbell Folk School
Brasstown, NC
www.folkschool.org
800-365-5724
Sewing, spinning, weaving, dyeing, knitting, hooking, felting

The Marshfield School of Weaving
589 Eaton Cemetery Road
Marshfield, VT 05658
802.426.3733

www.marshfieldschoolofweaving.com

Penland School of Crafts
828-765-2359
www.penland.org
Basketry, beading, floor loom weaving (all levels), tapestry weaving, surface design, many other fiber techniques

Philadelphia Guild of Handweavers
3705 Main Street

Philadelphia, PA 19127
215-487-9690
www.pghw.org
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.

Red Stone Glen Fiber Arts Center
435 Popps Ford Rd

York Haven, PA
717-212-9022
www.redstoneglen.com
Weaving classes include: beginning weaving, color and weave, overshot coverlets, countermarch loom class, how to finish weavings, beginning rag rug weekend, Tom Knisely and Sara Bixler workshops, and twined rag rugs. Other classes include cotton spinning, beginning spinning, book making, and beginning temari ball making.

Sugar Maples Center for Creative Arts

15 Big Hollow Rd

Maplecrest, NY

518 263 2000

www.sugarmaples.org

Weaving and fiber classes

Thousand Island Arts Center - Home of the Handweaving Museum
314 John St.

Clayton, NY 13624
315-686-4123
www.tiartscenter.org

Vävstuga Swedish Weaving

and Folk Arts
16 Water Street

Shelburne Falls, MA 01370-1119
413-625-8241

www.vavstuga.com
Swedish style weaving school: weaving basics, draw looms, linens, & more. Their online store sells fiber, tools, weaving books & supplies.

Vermont Weaving School
4 Signal Pine Rd

Putney, VT 05346
802-387-2656
www.vermontweavingschool.com
Classes, retreats and study groups for beginning and experienced weavers.

Online Learning

BluPrint
www.mybluprint.com/
BluPrint, formerly Craftsy, is an online platform that delivers crafts education, from quilting and knitting to cake decorating and paper craft, via high-definition interactive video tutorials and downloadable workshops.

Creativebug
www.creativebug.com
Subscription-based, access to over 700 award-winning art and craft classes with expert instructors

Jane Stafford Textiles

www.janestaffordtextiles.com

Handwoven's Teacher of the Year has subscription-based online classes.

Interweave Press

www.interweave.com

Publisher of Handwoven, the website offer 15 online weaving workshops featuring the most well-known names in weaving.

Rebecca Mezoff 
www.rebeccamezoff.com/online-learning/
Online tapestry classes with live components

TapRoot Videos

www.taprootvideo.com

Offers a selection of downloadable classes in specialized weaving, backstrap, card weaving, inkle loom weaving and sprang.

Weavolution Classes
http://weavolution.com/classes
Cyber-Fiber: the Weavolution online classroom
Take a weaving class from the comfort of your own home.

DIGITAL ARCHIVES

On-Line Digital Archive of Documents on Weaving and Related Topics
University of Arizona
www2.cs.arizona.edu/patterns/weaving/weavedocs.html

An exhaustive archive of historical weaving information and drafts, mostly as PDFs. Many are digital facsimiles of paper documents.

Handweaving.net
www.handweaving.net
Digital weaving archive with drafts, historic weaving documents, and more. This website contains thousands of weaving drafts, many of which are public-domain. 


 

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