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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
Weaving, felting, dyeing, knitting, color theory, designing, beading, sewing

Catskill Weaving School

Brooklyn, NY and Catskill, NY

Classes on weaving, drafting, natural dyeing, quilting, tapestry and visible mending.

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

NY, NY 10001-5992
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
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
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
Weaving, spinning, dyeing, surface design, felting, needlework, paper, book arts, and basketry. 

Studio Andreas 

652 Glenbrook Road 

Stamford, CT 06902


Weaving and fiber art classes for beginners and more advanced students. Wide range of looms, upcycle & natural materials, multi-disciplinary classes available in wood working and weaving.

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
Classes on all levels of weaving as well as many other fiber-related topics.

Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild
34 Tinker St.
Woodstock, NY 12498
Weaving classes.

East Coast

Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts

Gatlinburg, TN
Fiber, baskets, paper, weaving, surface design

Fletcher Farm School for the Arts and Crafts

Ludlow, VT
Weaving, dyeing, spinning, surface design

Harrisville Designs

Harrisville, NH 
Weaving, felt making, knitting, spinning & color in fiber

John C. Campbell Folk School
Brasstown, NC
Sewing, spinning, weaving, dyeing, knitting, hooking, felting

The Marshfield School of Weaving
Marshfield, VT 

Historical textile classes

Penland School of Crafts
Basketry, beading, floor loom weaving, tapestry weaving, surface design, other fiber techniques

Red Stone Glen Fiber Arts Center

York Haven, PA
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

Weaving and fiber classes

Thousand Island Arts Center - Home of the Handweaving Museum

Clayton, NY 

Fiber arts, jewelry, dyeing, pottery, book making

Vävstuga Swedish Weaving and Folk Arts

Shelburne Falls, MA
Swedish style weaving school: weaving basics, draw looms, linens, & more. 

The Weaver's Croft
Marshfield, VT
Historic textile classes

Online Learning
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.

Subscription-based, access to over 700 award-winning art and craft classes with expert instructors

Jane Stafford Textiles

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

Interweave Press

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

Modern Weaver

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

Rebecca Mezoff
Online tapestry classes with live components

TapRoot Videos

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


On-Line Digital Archive of Documents on Weaving and Related Topics
University of Arizona

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