The Weavers' Guild of St. Louis is celebrating National Spinning and Weaving Week at the University City Public Library on Saturday, October 6th from 1 - 4 pm. 


We had demonstrations of time-honored crafts like weaving, spinning and knitting plus many lesser known crafts like Kumihimo, Bobbin Lace and Tatting with examples from the many study groups in our guild like Swedish Weaving, Garment Weaving, Rigid Heddle Weaving, Long & Skinny (woven bands & braids), New Weavers, Spinners & Knitters, Tatting & Bobbin Lace and Tapestry.


Study Groups are an excellent opportunity to explore new fiber techniques within the support and encouragement of a small group of like-minded artisans.


The Weavers' Guild of St. Louis marked their 92nd Anniversary this year and is proud to be the second oldest such guild in the nation.

Study Groups

Next meeting dates:

Bobbin Lace & Tatting - TBD
Felting - TBD
Garment Group - November 16, 2018
Long & Skinny - November 13, 2018
New Weavers - November 10, 2018
Professional Development - TBD
Rigid Heddle  - October 13, 2018
Spinners & Knitters - October 16, 2018
Swedish Weavers - December 7, 2018
Tapestry - December 1, 2018

Go to the  Study Group
pages for more information. 

Weavers' Guild of St. Louis

Guild Sale 

October 19 and 20, 2018

NOVEMBER GUILD MEETING


November 17, 2018
Saturday
Brentwood Community Center
9:30 Coffee and Conversation
10:00-noon
— Business meeting 
— Guild Challenge conversation
— Hot Off Your Fingers
— Technique Talk Small looms — pros/cons

The November 17 program will feature Zoe Annis Perkins, recently retired textile conservator of the St Louis Art Museum.  Zoe started with the museum in 1979 (39 years ago!) and has filled the roles of both conservator for the collection and curator for over 40 exhibitions.  This included cleaning and restoring a diverse array of artworks, from oriental rugs to Lakota cradleboards to 250-year-old dresses. Her career began following a graduate degree in Clothing and Textile Science with an emphasis in Historic Textile Conservation from Kansas State University. She has much information to share!

Weavers' Guild of St. Louis

Our Exhibit and Volunteers

National Spinning and Weaving Week

at the University City Public Library

on Saturday, October 6th from 1 - 4 pm 


Upcoming Workshops​​

Beth Smith - Spinning 
Saturday and Sunday
December 1 - 2, 2018


Linda Beckley - Flax to Linen
Saturday and Sunday
March 16 - 17, 2019

Dawn Edwards - Felting - Resist & Texture
Saturday and Sunday
April 6 - 7, 2019

Franklin Habbit -Series of Knitting Techniques
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
August 16 - 18, 2019

Some Items from our 2017 Sale 

2019 Guild Challenge "Fibonacci"


Most of us know the basics of the Fibonacci series (0,1,1,2,3,5,8 etc) and may have used it in designing stripes but where else in nature do we find the sequence and what are the design implications and uses?, Nationally known weaver and author of The Weaver’s Studio: Doubleweave, Jennifer Moore’s presentation will give us many new ideas to sharpen our design skills using the Fibonacci sequence.  This will be applicable for all fiber enthusiasts from knitters, crocheters, felters, weavers, jewelry makers, and even basket weavers. 

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