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.
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
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. 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
Classes in a variety of fiber crafts include spinning, weaving dyeing, knitting, quilting, surface design.
Loop of the Loom
SAORI Weaving Arts Studio
227 East 87th Street
NY NY 10028
Only weaving studio for children and adults in Manhattan which introduces the award winning SAORI creative weaving program.
Peters Valley School of Craft
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
33 Race Street
Frenchtown, NJ 08825
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
Classes on all levels of weaving as well as many other fiber-related topics.
The Weaving Center
32 Warren Ave
Tarrytown, NY 10591
197 7th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11215
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
Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts
Fiber, baskets, paper, weaving, surface design
A Yarn Express
Waltham, MA 02452
Weaving classes for adults and children.
Fletcher Farm School
for the Arts and Crafts
611 Route South
Ludlow, VT 05149
Weaving, dyeing, spinning, surface design
Center Village, PO Box 806
Harrisville, NH 03450
Summer & fall workshops in weaving, felt making, knitting, spinning & color in fiber
John C. Campbell Folk School
Sewing, spinning, weaving, dyeing, knitting, hooking, felting
The Marshfield School of Weaving
589 Eaton Cemetery Road
Marshfield, VT 05658
Penland School of Crafts
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
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
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
518 263 2000
Weaving and fiber classes
Thousand Island Arts Center - Home of the Handweaving Museum
314 John St.
Clayton, NY 13624
Vävstuga Swedish Weaving
and Folk Arts
16 Water Street
Shelburne Falls, MA 01370-1119
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
Classes, retreats and study groups for beginning and experienced weavers.
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.
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.
Publisher of Handwoven, the website offer 15 online weaving workshops featuring the most well-known names in weaving.
Jill Staubitz teaches live, online Zoom classes for handweavers interested in understanding weave structures, with an emphasis on design potential.
Online tapestry classes with live components
Offers a selection of downloadable classes in specialized weaving, backstrap, card weaving, inkle loom weaving and sprang.
Cyber-Fiber: the Weavolution online classroom
Take a weaving class from the comfort of your own home.
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.