November Meeting

Saturday, 23, 2019, 9:30 am - noon

Tablet Weaving

This ancient technique uses the simplest of equipment to create complex-looking, sturdy bands great for straps, handles, trim, ties, and many other uses. Angela will share basic tablet weaving and some of the advanced techniques that offer different design options. She'll have several bands in progress so you can try tablet weaving for yourself.

Tablet Weaving

Monthly Meetings

Monthly meetings include a short business meeting, educational program, and viewing of members' work.

Meetings are held on the 4th Saturday of the month, 9:30 am - noon at White Station Church of Christ, 1106 Colonial Rd, Memphis, TN 38117

date and location subject to change: please check 2019-2020 schedule

Guild History

The Memphis Guild of Handloom weavers was founded in 1947 but Viola Joyce Quigley and fellow students from the Memphis Academy of Art. Since then, the guild has held art shows, workshops with internationally reknowned instructors, classes for the public, and sales of handwoven goods.

We continue to promote the time-honored craft of handweaving into the 21st century.

Guild Library

The guild keeps an extensive library of over 300 books and videos on a wide variety of weaving topics. Members may check out media from the library.

The guild also owns 10 looms and a colections of smaller equipment and tools.

Library catalog

Membership

Enjoy the benefits of guild membership for $40 annual dues.

  • Monthly meetings with educational programs or social gatherings, or extended workshops
  • Participate in the guild booth at the Pink Palace Crafts Fair demonstrating craftsmen's tent.
  • Library of books, media, and equipment