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The Western North Carolina Fibers/Handweavers Guild

Who are we?

Organized in 1974, and incorporated in 1976, the Western North Carolina Fibers/Handweavers Guild was founded to promote and encourage participation in and appreciation of fine craftsmanship as related to textile arts. 

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Due to the pandemic, the show was changed to a show of Guild members' work.

The exhibit is in the Main Gallery, upstairs at the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Open daily until May 15.

The virtual show can be seen here.

Interest Groups

  Heritage Weavers and Fiber Artists

  Local Cloth

  Blue Ridge Spinners  

  South of Asheville Spinners 

Spinners, Shepherds,  & Wannabees


Recent Announcements


You want to learn how to weave, spin, dye, knit, or make paper? Who do you turn to?

See our list of people and organizations that offer instruction - privately or as part of a class.

We meet at

The Historic Johnson Farm

2nd Saturday of each month 10 AM - 12 PM

February through November

Become a member

Experience the rich variety of fiber arts in Western North Carolina by becoming a member of the Western North Carolina Fibers/Handweavers Guild.

Membership is open to anyone interested in weaving, dyeing, spinning, felting, knitting, basketry and other textile arts.

Join us

Learn more

Check out the following pages for more information about what's going on in the guild.

Upcoming events

  • 11 Feb 2023 10:00 AM
    Historic Johnson Farm, Hendersonville NC

Board Members


 Rusti Nichols


Vice President:


Gwenn Lasswell



Linda Schultz


Joyce Carpenter

 Member at Large:

 Cheryl Motheral-Lynn

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