Learn to Weave & Spin

by Joanne Nakonechny

U P D A T E !!!

The GVWSG offers Weaving lessons through classes taking place at Vancouver Technical High School (East Vancouver)

The GVWSG is partnering with Langara College to offer weaving classes this winter/spring.

  • Learn to Weave will introduce the basics of 4 shaft weaving using table looms.

For all classes, looms are available to rent from the Guild. There are spaces available in the courses, which will be held at Vancouver Technical High School.

To register go to langara.ca.


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The Craftsy community also offers patterns, projects and blogs. 


Olds College, Olds, Alberta:  Weaving, Spinning classes

Master Spinning Program

Master Weaving Program



Place des Arts: Weaving, Spinning classes



Surrey Heritage Services – classes 

17671-56 Avenue, Surrey, BC, Canada V3S 1C9

T 604.502-6463

Judy Villet classes


Maiwa School of Textiles – Spring 2016