An association of fiber arts guilds located within the Pacific Northwest United States and Western Canada. ANWG provides services and support to its Member Guilds with the idea that combining resources and providing an economy of scale, services can be provided that would not be possible for the individual guilds to provide on their own.
Our mission is to educate, support and inspire the fiber art community. We provide inspiration, instruction, and networking opportunities for fiber artists of all skill levels. The HGA facilitates the national convention, Convergence, on even years. It offers certificates of excellence in weaving, spinning, dyeing, and basket making.
A chartered member of the International Organization of Lace, Inc. IOLI is a non-profit organization dedicated to the study and preservation of all types of laces including, but not limited to, bobbinlace, tatting, knitted lace, crochet, point lace, and needle lace.
Formed in January of 2016 as a resource for the braiding community in the Americas. While our focus is on Kumihimo, a Japanese style of braiding, we will provide support and education resources to promote and nurture the public understanding of braiding from many cultures.
Our mission is to promote a diverse community of knitters of all abilities, to support local fiber providers and artists from farm to needles, to model respect for the local fiber community by actively valuing their time and expertise.
A member-run organization that includes contemporary tapestry weavers of all levels of experience. We provide resources and opportunities for beginning, mid level and professional tapestry weavers, including a quarterly newsletter, monthly eNews and eKudos, Mentoring, workshops, Members Retreats, exhibition opportunities and an extensive website.
An organization of weaving, spinning and related fiber craft guilds in Oregon whose purpose is to encourage weaving and related fiber arts in Oregon, foster inter-guild cooperation and communication and to provide educational opportunities.