Fiber and fiber arts vendors and businesses in interior Alaska: Calypso Farm is a non-profit, educational farm outside Fairbanks. They offer workshops, handspun wool and fiber kits, and grow their own fiber Coyote Trail Farm and Fiber Mill offers full-service fiber processing The Folk School Fairbanks offers year-round classes and programs for all ages in […]
The membership year goes from April 1st to March 30th of the following year. To become a member or renew your membership, please download our membership form, print it out, and mail it to us at FWSG PO Box 73152 Fairbanks, AK 99707-3152 We also have forms available for you in person at our events.
The Fairbanks Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild was founded by 11 weavers in 1952 and received 501-c-3 status in 1985. In 1991 the guild rented studio space in the Lathrop Building, an old building in downtown Fairbanks. The Guild secured the UAF looms which had been in storage since 1987 and began the UAF Weaving program […]
The March 2022 newsletter is available for download. Our Member Focus this time is Helen Howard, and we had more material than we had space for in the newsletter. So here is the full version of the column! Enjoy! My introduction to the Weavers’ Guild was at Lydia Fohn Hansen’s home possibly in 1969. I […]
Happy New Year! Hope you are all dug out and warm! Mother Nature is still the Boss! I would like to recap last year as it was pretty extraordinary — to say the least. In January we started to sort through the Lathrop studio rooms as well as the Guild room. We knew we had […]