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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
Weaving, felting, dyeing, knitting, 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. 

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.

Loop of the Loom
SAORI Weaving Arts Studio
Manhattan: 227 East 87th Street
Brooklyn: 197 Plymouth Street
212-722-2686
www.LoopoftheLoom.com
Only weaving studio for children and adults which introduces the award winning SAORI creative weaving program. Felting and dyeing classes.

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. 

Tatter Textile Library

505 Carroll St, #2B

Brooklyn, NY 11215

tatter.org

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.

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

East Coast

Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts

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

Fletcher Farm School for the Arts and Crafts

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

Harrisville Designs

Harrisville, NH 
603-827-3996
www.harrisville.com
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
Marshfield, VT 
802.426.3733

www.marshfieldschoolofweaving.com

Historical textile classes

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

Red Stone Glen Fiber Arts Center

York Haven, PA
717-212-9022
www.redstoneglen.com
Beginning to advanced weaving. Tom Knisely and Sara Bixler workshops. Spinning and book making.

Sugar Maples Center for Creative Arts

Maplecrest, NY

518 263 2000

www.catskillmtn.org

Weaving and fiber classes

Thousand Island Arts Center - Home of the Handweaving Museum

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

Fiber arts, jewelry, dyeing, pottery, book making

Vävstuga Swedish Weaving and Folk Arts

Shelburne Falls, MA
413-625-8241

www.vavstuga.com
Swedish style weaving school: weaving basics, draw looms, linens, & more. 

The Weaver's Croft
Marshfield, VT  
www.weaverscroft.net
802-426-3073
Historic textile classes

Online Learning

Craftsy.com
www.craftsy.com
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.

Modern Weaver

www.modernweaver.com

Jill Staubitz teaches live, online Zoom classes for handweavers interested in understanding weave structures, with an emphasis on design potential.

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.

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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