This article written by Susan E. Horton on the Interweave blog is a wonderful compilation of reasons to join a local guild. We are all busy and there are so many opportunities to take advantage of, making a commitment to a guild can seem like a big step! Your participation in organizations like this can be tailored to your needs and experience! Perhaps most readers of this blog already belong to a local guild; bookmark this article and share this information with someone who might be on the fence about joining. Personally, I have been in the Dallas Handweavers & Spinners Guild for almost 40 years, and the members of my guild are some of my most cherished friends. Take a minute to read through it and spread the word about our wonderful weaving and spinning guilds!