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Dallas Handweavers and Spinners Guild

The Dallas Handweavers and Spinners Guild is dedicated to promoting the art of weaving and the craft of fiber work through education, member activities, and mutual support. The Guild promotes fellowship among members with meetings Sept. through May, educational workshops and community demonstrations.

Dallas Handweavers and Spinners Guild is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and our mission is to educate the community about weaving, spinning and the fiber arts. Begun in 1972, DH&SG continues to bring programming and hands on experiences to the surrounding community. CONTACT US for possible demonstrations at your event.

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Guild members meet September through May on the first Saturday of each month at 9:30 am. We meet physically 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 Rock Lake. We also meet virtually via Zoom for members who can’t attend in person. We enjoy friendships, old and new, and learn from speakers on a wide range of subjects and areas of interest to our members. 

Benefits of Membership to DH&SG

Another benefit of membership is having access to our wonderful library of books, magazines, periodicals, and equipment that you can rent! Click the Library tab in our menu that links to our digital library and scroll through our collection. You will find instructions to:

With your guild membership ID, you can reserve and check books out. Connect to a community that keeps growing and learning! Join today!

General Membership Meeting

Saturday, Aug 26, 2023


Meeting will be face-to-face & Zoom
Program will begin at 10:00 am.
Come at 9:30 to visit!
Snacks will be provided by the Board, but anyone who wants to bring a snack for the meeting can! Let's celebrate the new year get together!

Come and meet the new members of the guild and get inspired! This will be our first formal meeting for our 23-24 season. 

If you have something to show for the clothesline, please send a photo and brief description to [email protected]

Our members show their work at Clothesline during our Welcome Meeting on August 26, 2023.
Click here to download the handout with our upcoming events.

May 2023 President's Message

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Hello fellow fiber enthusiasts!

Well it is hard to believe that summer is almost over!  The heat has not gone away, but things are starting to begin again.  Our first meeting will be Saturday, August 26.  The meeting starts at 9:30. Katherine has a wonderful program planned for us to get inspired and to meet our fellow members!  I hope to see you there!

We had some wonderful get-togethers over the summer with Fiber Play and Movie Night.  I really enjoy getting to see people other than during our normal meeting times.  They were both such a hit that we will be continuing these activities throughout the year.  Thank you to Martha, June and Katherine for hosting these events.  Watch your newsletter for new dates and information.

The guild has a lot going on this fall – Fiber Fest, the CC Young Exhibition, volunteering and a workshop!  Grab a cup of tea/coffee and sit down and read all of the things we will be doing.  I know that the newsletter is long, but it contains lots of information for you. Please volunteer, help, and participate where you are able. 

I am currently working on color and weave with basketweave for our first Study Group meeting on September 11.  There is so much you can do with plain weave!  

Happy weaving/spinning/dyeing/felting/you name it!!