Welcome to the Philadelphia Guild of Handweavers! We are a center for fiber arts in Philadelphia. Our mission is to foster the art & craft of weaving and all fiber art. We were organized in 1952. In 1992, Wilde Yarns deeded the property at 3705 Main Street to the Guild. Now our headquarters, we are located in the neighborhood of Manayunk…. Read more →
Last night PGHW members met Ellen Durkan, who introduced us to her Forged Fashion. For those of us who missed her, you can find her on Facebook, Google, and many other internet sites. Check out this delightful, talented young blacksmith who is forging an interesting career while fashioning wearable metal.
Here’s a quick to knit children’s scarf I made at the Knit In event to kick start our collection of warm things for Philadelphia’s needy children. This is Phila councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown’s special project. Can you contribute? bring your knitted or woven children’s items to the guild house, where I’ll have a collection bag. We have until December 1. … Read more →