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Scroll below to learn about us and what our Guild offers fiber enthusiasts of every level.
Founded in 1946, the Southern California Handweavers’ Guild (SCHG) is an all-volunteer, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in the Los Angeles area. We are dedicated to advancing the knowledge and practice of handweaving and textile-related crafts. We welcome fiber enthusiasts of all levels.
Benefits of Membership
We usually meet on the second Saturday of every month from September through June for a fiber-related programs and workshops. See our programs.
SCHG owns a library of over 2000 resources available to our members. There is something available for all levels of weavers. For more information contact.
Members receive a monthly newsletter, ten times a year, which includes information about the previous meeting, details about the upcoming meeting and various articles by members. For more information contact.
SCHG has several on-going study groups including color study and South Bay. Groups are as formal or informal as the members desire.
If you are a member who is new to weaving or just want someone to call when you are stuck you may take advantage of our buddy program. You will be paired up with someone based on geographic area.
We try to take advantage of every opportunity to demonstrate our craft in the community. In the past few years we have demonstrated in the following locations:
Pierce College, Woodland Hills
Leonis Adobe Museum, Calabasas
For more information contact:Outreach Coordinator
The Guild has several looms available for members to rent. For more information contact Loom Rental Coordinator.
Every May or June a project is presented to guild members to challenge them through the summer.
The Guild has a private Yahoo Group that allows members to keep in touch, send out announcements and ask for help. If you have any questions contact:Yahoo Group Mom