Membership

It doesn't matter if you have just discovered weaving or are a master weaver, the Handweavers Guild of CT has a place for you.

Visitors are welcome to attend one meeting at no charge.

Membership year runs from June 1 to May 31.

New Members who join after January 1st will be charged half of the appropriate fee.

All new members will receive a New Member Kit containing detailed information about Guild activities.

Membership Advantages: 

  • Bimonthly subscription to our newsletter, The Knot

  • Bimonthly meetings with workshops, classes, and afternoon speakers

  • Guild library privileges

  • Loom and equipment rental

  • Ratings Program providing recognition of Apprentice, Journeyman, and Master levels of weaving proficiency

  • Educational Grants and Scholarships

  • Access to the annual November Weaver to Weaver Sale, March Equipment Sale and free advertisements in the Knot and on the website

  • Weftovers are donations of yarns, fiber, books or anything else connected with weaving. For some great bargains be sure to stop by Weftovers at every state meeting. All proceeds go to the scholarship fund. Note: The Guild is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization and all donations are tax-deductible.

  • Participation in our inspirational Show and Tell segment of the State Meeting

Membership Dues:

Regular - $30

Family - $33

Senior (62+) - $25

Senior Family - $25

Student (full-time) - $25

KNOT only - $15

Honorary - no fee

Lifetime (member for 25 yrs) - no fee

Note: Additional fees apply to: mini-workshops, weaving classes, ratings submissions, late library returns and equipment rentals. The morning Open Workshop and the afternoon Guest Speaker are covered by the membership cost. 

HGC Member Directory

If you would prefer to have your directory mailed to you, send $2.00 to the Membership Chairperson.