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Fiber arts resources

A small library of resources for your fiber arts activities! WARPING BACK TO FRONT instructions by Penny Wakefield for ART 127 Mordanting instructions


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.  

History of the Fairbanks Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild

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 […]

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January 2022 Newsletter

The January 2022 FWSG Newsletter is available for download (click here).

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Happy New Year 2022 – and looking back on 2021. A letter from the FWSG president.

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 […]

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November 2021 Newsletter

The November 2021 FWSG Newsletter is available for download.