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Helena Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild is dedicated to promoting interest and skills in hand weaving and hand spinning among the guild members and community.

  • Stay at home & learn more about your countermarch loom
    Email class with Joanne Hall The countermarch loom is your friend. The countermarch is actually a very simple way to tie up loom shafts, lamms, and treadles. In this class, we will dispel any thoughts of difficulty with how the countermarch works. Instruction will be by email with attachments and…
  • Blanket weaving with Joanne Hall
    Instead of being discouraged when COVID eliminated our guild’s ability to meet, I decided to offer a class by email. It would give us all a way to participate in a guild program at a time when we are staying home. The participants only needed to be able to receive…
  • Save the Reef
    An exhibit by weaver Doris Florig and friends with text by poet Matt Daly Doris Florig sends a conservation message with her “Save the Reef” fiber art exhibit. Check out this video for a sampling of the work on display: https://vimeo.com/465921836
  • Holter Museum Blanket
    In the autumn of 2019, HWSG was proud to host an exhibit of fiber arts at the Holter Museum of Art in Helena. Among the amazing variety of gorgeous artworks, there were warped looms set up for demonstrations where attendees were invited to try their hand at weaving blankets. HWSG…