Explore weaving with Weavers of Western Mass

The WWM guild is dedicated to educating members in historical and contemporary handweaving techniques and ideas. Members include award-winning master weavers and beginners. Visitors who enjoy the fiber arts are invited to attend one meeting at no charge before joining the guild.


Weavers of Western Mass meets once a month on Wednesdays, September to May (except December) at the Hill Institute, 83 Pine Street, Florence, MA. Meetings begin with a social time at 12:30 pm, followed by a business meeting at 1 pm and a special program from 1:30 to 3 pm.


2016-17 meeting dates and programs
September 28 – Members: What I Did on My Summer Vacation; Barbara Hurley: Workshop Etiquette
October 26 – Ruby Leslie: Bumberet: a Recipe for 4-Shaft Ribs and Chicken Feet 
November 16 – Joan Morris: The Muse in the Museum
January 25 – Somara Zwick: Experiments with Handwoven's: Light, Materials and Dimension
February 15 - WWM Echo Weave Study Group: Echo Weave, Echo Weave, Echo Weave
March 22 - Sue K. McFarland: 50 Shades of Colorplay: Exploring Color Theory and Simultaneous Contrast for the Fiberarts 
April 26 - Rebecca Arkenberg: Charting Figues for Boundweave
May 10 - Annual Meeting and Light Refreshments



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