Who we are and what we do

Fiber arts resources

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 […]

Membership

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 […]

Our latest news and updates

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Dye Day 2022

The 2022 FWSG Dye Day on Saturday August 27 was a great success!

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Colorful Looms & July 2022 Newsletter

The July 2022 Newsletter is available! It has a Presidents’ Letter from our new co-presidents Kim and Claire. Here is a taster:  …  Claire and I wanted to offer guild members some fun summer weaving projects. To that end, we’ve warped three looms with colorful projects. No warping or threading required! The looms are ready […]

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Helen Howard Member Focus & March 2022 Newsletter

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 […]