Welcome to the South Jersey Guild of Spinners & Handweavers


Gallery Images - July 10th / "Country Day" Demo

Guild Calendar
Monthly Meeting Dates
and Programs

General Guild Meeting:
10:00 to 10:30 am
Saturday Morning Guild Meeting:
10:30 am to 2:00 pm

January 6, 2018 - Rock Day Party and Potluck lunch along with Spinning contests and Weaving games

February 3, 2018 - Jade Papa will present TJU Textile and Costume Collection from Jefferson. Come and learn more about this fabulous collection

March 3, 2018 - The Temari Twins will be bringing sacks of temari and their enthusiasm about the temari ball folk art.

April 7, 2018 - "Living on the Edge" with Daryl Lancaster - this class will start at 10:00A. Come and learn how to finish the inside as well as the outside of your garments. This class will cover French, Hong Kong, bound, felled, welts and serged seams; piping, cording, binding and more! A $25 class and materials fee will be charged to non-members.

May 12, 2018 - we are working on a fiber dyeing presentation.

May 19, 2018 - Field trip to a dye gardener's farm. (See the events page for details)

June 2nd 2018 - General show and tell and end of year potluck lunch

Warp Painting
Warp Painting

Our General Guild Meeting (business at hand) is from 10:00 to 10:30 am and the Saturday Morning Guild Meeting (our monthly planned program) is from 10:30 am to 2:00 pm. Everyone is welcome to join us for both meetings.

We meet at the 1st Presbyterian Church, 101 Bridgeboro Road, Moorestown, NJ.

The South Jersey Guild of Spinners & Handweavers was formed in 1975 to promote fine craftsmanship and excellence in the fiber arts and to provide its members with educational opportunities in pursuit of these goals. Through guest speakers and study groups we explore the many applications of spinning, dyeing, and handweaving, including ethnic, historical and contemporary designs, basketry, and other fiber arts.

Our active membership is concentrated in Camden and Burlington Counties in Southern New Jersey, but extends south into parts of Gloucester County, east to the Jersey Shore, and west to the Philadelphia area.

The greatest benefit of belonging to a weaving or spinning guild is the tangible and substantial reward of increased creativity and productivity flowing from the regular contact with fellow artists and craftsmen. All members receive our periodic newsletter Loose Ends, which covers upcoming events, programs, and other items of interest.

Our Guild maintains membership in the Mid-Atlantic Fiber Association (MAFA), an organization of nearly 60 fiber guilds from New York to North Carolina. Our Guild membership in MAFA entitles each of our members to receive the MAFA newsletter via its website:, and to attend MAFA's biennial conferences.

All Guild members have access to our library of books and videotapes, which cover a wide range of spinning and weaving topics.

To Join:
Dues for 2017 - 2018 are $25.00.
Download and print a membership application (fillable PDF), complete it, and mail it back to us with your check.

Please visit other pages on our site. As you can tell, we are working at updating it. We look forward to having you as part of the Guild!

All photos were taken by Guild Members unless otherwise noted.
Please see our Links page for credits due to images in our site's mastheads.