About

Welcome to Loom & Shuttle Guild. We are a guild of approximately 60 weavers that was founded in 1948. Centered in San Francisco, our members come from around the San Francisco Bay Area. We weave on many different types of looms: from rigid heddle, back strap, and table looms, through multi-shaft, multi-harness, and jacquard. Some weave without any loom at all! All of us are interested in the interlacements of warp and weft.  A wide range of weaving interests, skills and experiences are shared at meetings as well as outstanding programs with focused topics, and other inspirational events.

WE WELCOME NEW WEAVERS

To inquire about membership or other matters, please contact Wendy Bertrand,  2019loomandshuttlePRESIDENT@gmail.com

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LOOM AND SHUTTLE MEETING

The June 6, 2020 meeting will not meet at the Church because of the Shelter-in-place situation. HOWEVER if you are a member check out the Groups.io site as Vice President Margueite Kaufman, in charge of programs will be leading the General meeting, virtually.

Note looms for sale under classified of this website. updated May 7, 2020

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SUMMER EXHIBIT : Not sure yet what will happen due to Shelter-in-Place

This year’s highlight will be 2020: Woven Visions, a Loom and Shuttle Guild members’ exhibit at the Sanchez Art Center in Pacifica, CA from July 10 to August 9, 2020 during four weekends Friday-Sunday free to the public. Some demonstrations and a small kiosk of items will round out the larger pieces exhibited. Many for sale.

2017 Sanchez Art Center Loom and Shuttle Exhibit

Photo by Deborah Corsini

Our previous show was in 2017:Woven Together Exhibit shown above.

IN GENERAL Loom & Shuttle General Meetings are at 10:00 am on the first Saturday of the even numbered months: However temporarily meeting virtually.

Location of General Meetings is in the bottom floor of St John’s United Church at 501 Laguna Honda Blvd, SF. Entrance to the meeting room is on the Laguna Honda side of the church.