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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
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

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
556 Parkway

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

Fletcher Farm School

for the Arts and Crafts
611 Route South

Ludlow, VT 05149
Weaving, dyeing, spinning, surface design

Harrisville Designs
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
Brasstown, NC
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

Maplecrest, NY

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.

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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