Guilds bring together artisans and makers who share a passion for creating, sharing knowledge, and inspiring others in the time honored traditions of weaving, spinning, knitting, crocheting, felting, rug hooking and other fiber based handcrafts. Membership is open to all interested, regardless of skill level or ability. If you are interested in learning more about weaving or other fiber arts, contact your local guild to learn more about their programs.
Palo Duro Handweavers Guild of Amarillo
Meets on the last Thursday of the month, August through May, with play days and demonstrations throughout the year.
Weavers & Spinners Society of Austin
2nd Thursday of the month, 7:00pm, Northwest Recreation Center, 2913 Northland
We still meet informally (project night, etc) on the 4th Thursday at the Austin Rec Center, 12th & Shoal Creek, across the parking lot from the Skate Park. Contact: email@example.com
Boerne / Texas Hill Country
Meetings are held on the third Sunday of each month, August through May, at the Cibolo Nature Center (CNC) Herff Farm or at The Wild Weft Studio in Boerne. We are actively involved with the CNC and farm programs, where our members donate their time to demonstrate and teach school children about the importance of fiber arts in the outdoor classroom, Kids Club, and camp programs.
For more information please contact: Cindy Cox TxSpinWeave@aol.com
Bryan / College Station
Brazos Spinners & Weavers Guild
The Brazos Spinners and Weavers Guild holds meetings on the first Thursday of the months September-May from 7 pm – 9 pm at the guild house, Intersections. All interested parties are welcome. 2116 S. College Ave., Bryan, TX 77801. Intersections is also open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 12 pm – 6 pm.
Dallas Handweavers and Spinners Guild
Meets September through May on the first Saturday of each month at 9:30 am. They meet at The Point, Center for Arts and Education on the campus of the CC Young Memorial Home, located at 4829 West Lawther Drive, in East Dallas near White Lake.
Contact Laura Herriott, President at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Spinners Guild
Meets on the third Saturday, at 10:00 am at the Pioneer Museum, in Fredericksburg, TX. Contact: Polly Holmes at email@example.com 775-750-2433
Sun City Weavers and Spinners
Meets at 100 Texas Drive, Sun City, Texas every Wednesday from 1 – 4 pm. Visitors are always welcome at that time. Contact Nancy DeVries at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Meets every week in Georgetown. For information at upcoming meeting times and locations contact: Sally Gelbaugh at email@example.com
Contemporary Handweavers of Houston
CHH meets on the 3rd Saturday of the month at 10:00am at Guild House located at 2327 Commerce, Houston August through November and January through May (but check the website for changes to that schedule). In addition, various study groups also have meetings, CHH Study Groups: weavehouston.org/study-groups. For more information, contact: www.weavehouston.org/contact/
Sam Houston Weavers & Spinners Guild
Meets at 10:00 am on the fourth Saturday of each month at the Mohair & More Fiber store, 231 Gibbs Street / Hwy 150, New Waverly, Texas 77358: Mohair & More
Contact: Pamela McManus firstname.lastname@example.org
or Sue Ellen Duree email@example.com
Lazy Kate Spinners and Weavers
The Lazy Kate Spinners and Weavers meet on the 3rd Saturday of the month at the JN Long Cultural Arts Center, 425 Gandbury Street, Cleburne, TX 76033.
San Antonio Handweavers Guild
Meets on the second Thursday of each month September to May at either 9:30 am or 6:00 pm. Location is usually at Colonial Hills Methodist Church, 5247 Vance Jackson, San Antonio. Meetings start with 30 minutes of time to visit and browse our library. Typically there is a business meeting, followed by show and tell by the members and a program. Spinners also meet once a month on the 3rd Saturday at Yarnivore . Visit the website for current program and workshop information.
East Texas Good Fiber Society
East Texans interested in weaving and spinning. Meeting times and locations vary. Anyone interested should contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Heart of Texas Weavers & Spinners Guild
Meets twice each month in Waco: on the first Thursday at 7:00 pm at RB Hoover Library, and on the third Monday at Books-a-Million in Central Marketplace at Highway 6 and I-35. Contact: BJ Heeke at email@example.com
Hinke Schroen of the Dallas Handweavers and Spinners
Guild demonstrating weaving.
Check out a story about the Fort Worth Weavers Guild
click “Through the Lens”
Houston’s “Teach the
Learning how to teach on a Cricket, Schact’s rigid heddle loom
Left to right: Julie Karlsson, D’Ann Craft, Charlene Kolb, Liz Gipson, DeeDee Woodbury, Rose Graham
The twenty minute warp
Dallas Members show off items from the exchange.
Do you have updates or changes to guild info? Please send them to: firstname.lastname@example.org