About Us


Photo Nov 10, 2 13 45 PMLoom & Shuttle Guild, begun in 1948, meets bi-monthly in San Francisco. Our meetings feature a program – usually an outside speaker – as well as a time for members to share projects, problems and discoveries. Study Groups are open to all members, we meet regularly to learn more about various weaving and related techniques. The guild also sponsors speakers and workshops with noted experts in weaving and complimentary topics.

Next General Meeting

Saturday December 7, 2019 meeting will focus on preparations for submitting pieces to the 20/20 Woven Visions Exhibit at the Sanchez Art Center in Pacifica California. Open to public Friday, Saturday, and Sundays between July 10 and Aug 9, 2020. Guild members will be present.

Location: at John’s United Church of Christ at 501 Laguna Honda Blvd. San Francisco. Parking on street available. See map under contacts tab.

Time 10-1pm            

   President – Wendy Bertrand,  2019loomandshuttlePRESIDENT@gmail.com

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Join 

This is a peak year to join the Loom and Shuttle Guild because we are currently planning the Guild Members’ Exhibition. 

20/20: Woven Visions
Sanchez Art Center in Pacifica, CA 

July 10 to Aug 9, 2020

When you join the Guild between September 2019 and our March 7, 2020 General Meeting, for $30, you will be eligible to participate with other guild weavers in the Exhibition.

You will have access to the 20/20 Woven Visions Entry Form, now available on our internal communication platform Groups.io

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Loom & Shuttle Guild invites weaver in the San Francisco Bay Area to join us. We meet at 10 am on the first Saturday of EVEN NUMBERED MONTHS (February, April*, June, August, October, December) at St. John’s United Church of Christ, 501 Laguna Honda Blvd., San Francisco.  Entrance to the meeting room is on the Laguna Honda side of the church.

*Note: April 4, 2020 meeting will be replaced by a May 2, 2020 meeting because of our Conference of Northern California Handweavers regional meeting, Finding the Artist Within, at ht Hyatt Regency, San Francisco Airport is that weekend.

Textile Talks

On months in between meetings, textile talks are held informally, providing us with an opportunity to discuss our latest projects plus show & tell.  These meetings are held in members’ homes and/or studios.  Ask to be put on the notification list once you join the guild.