Events and Learning Opportunities



Weave every week  with Vera Totos, member of the Loom and Shuttle Guild

Give yourself the gift of regular time set aside to weave. Join this weekly weaving class on Friday mornings at the Handcraft Studio School and either bring your own portable loom  or rent a rigid heddle loom. Work at your own pace and get help on the projects that interest you. Beginners will learn the basics of setting up a loom, warping, and weaving, intermediate and advanced students can delve deeper into design and more technical weaving. 

When: Friday mornings 9:30-12:30. Contact for schedule

Where: Handcraft Studio School in El Cerrito

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Windrush Fiber School  2263 Chileno Valley Road, Petaluma, CA 94952   (707)  775-3390

Fall 2019 Classes:

 Vietnam, China, Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, and beyond: Ethnic dress, weaving, dyeing among the hill

PeruAndean Textile Arts:  contact tinkuy2013 at
Textile/Folk Art Market tours:

Japan, France and India:  Yoshiko Wada and Slow Fiber Studio Tours

Local Schools of Weaving and Fiber Arts:

Handcraft Studio School  Vera TotosEl CerritoRegister
Richmond Arts CenterRichmond,
Piedmont Yarn and Apparel Oakland,
Sebastopol Center for the Arts Sebastopol, CA
The Caning Shop (basketry, caning, gourd work)Berkeley,
Walnut Creek Civic Arts Education Walnut Creek,
Windrush Farm Fiber ArtsPetaluma,

National Schools of Weaving and Fiber Arts:

PenlandSpruce Pine, North Carolina
The Knitting and Weaving CenterHarrisville, New
Vermont Weaving SchoolPutney,
Weavers’ School   Coupeville, Washington
John C. Campbell Folk SchoolBrasstown, North
Haystack        Deer Isle, Maine
Arrowmont  Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Marshfield School of Weaving Marshfield,

1.GILMORE LOOM FOR SALE; Jack floor loomI am no longer weaving. Good condition. Made and bought in 1975. Maple wood. Includes a bench. $500 46” width 34” depth 4 harnesses, 6 treadles EQUIPMENT ALSO AVAILABLE: Everything you need to start weaving! Warping frameShuttlesLease sticksUmbrella swiftSleying hookBobbin winderBobbins And more Joy. 510-526-2266 Berkeley, CA 94707  Nov 2019

2. 48 inch Herald floor Loom for sale Anne Dazey contact at as of December 29, 2019