About the Guild

The Guild was organized in 1954 to promote handweaving, spinning, felting, and all other fiber interests in the KC area. We warmly welcome all fiber enthusiasts.

2021 Community Service

We are supporting reStart, an organization that for 40 years has provided Kansas City’s most vulnerable population with housing services.

Newsletters

Newsletters are distributed monthly via email to members. Past issues are published online. 

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The Creative Hand event is online. Please support our local artists and art suppliers.

Volunteering

Members are active contributors to the Guild and the community in a wide variety of formats.

October Member Challenge

Our Member Challenge Bingo card is now available for download. Get started now for your chance to win a Yarn Barn gift certificate.

Guild Membership

Learn about the benefits of membership. Join or renew anytime by visiting the Membershp page. 

We're Meeting in Person!

Meetings are on the second Thursday of each month at 10 a.m. at the Westwood City Hall, 4700 Rainbow Blvd., Westwood, KS. Join us to hear from guest speakers, and enjoy special programs. We also have a fun show-and-tell segment in which fiber artists reveal their latest creation. Guests are always welcome.

Featured Video

Marjorie Schick was an innovative jewelry artist and academic who taught art for 50 years at Pittsburg State University. Her works form part of the permanent collections of many of the world's leading art museums, including the Nelson-Atkins Museum in KCMO and many others. Guild member Janet Meddings was one of her students when Marjorie sponsored weaving classes at PSU.

Frequently Asked Questions

Download our FAQ to find out how to learn to weave, join the Guild and more.

Links to Online Tools

A list of useful websites featuring weaving and fiber-art tools and supplies. 

 

Library & Equipment Rental

The Guild maintains an extensive inventory of:

  • Books

  • Magazines

  • Videos

  • Looms and other fiber-related equipment that can be rented by members to further their exploration of fiber arts.