ASSOCIATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Listed below alphabetically.  Please email additions to the list here.

A

ARTSgarage
A textile resource center in mid-Wilshire Los Angeles dedicated to teaching and learning. Founded by fiber artist and educator Cameron Taylor-Brown.

American Craft Council
A nonprofit that preserves, cultivates, and celebrates craft. Founder of American Craft magazine.
1224 Marshall Street NE, Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55413
Phone (612) 206-3100
Toll Free (800) 836-3470
Fax (612) 355-2330
council@craftcouncil.org

C

Craft in America Center
Exhibition and learning space in Los Angeles giving voice to traditional and contemporary craft.
8415 W. Third Street
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Phone (323) 951-0610
rsvp@craftinamerica.org

F

Fiber Art Now

Fibershed
A proactive organization working with the concept of bioregionalism with a focus on fiber.

Affiliate Program or Media: Jess Daniels, office@fibershed.com

Mailing address
Fibershed
PO Box 221
San Geronimo, CA 94963 

Fowler Textile Council
c/o Fowler Museum at UCLA
Offers unique opportunities to explore the Museum’s world-renowned textile collections.
Membership Office
Fowler Museum at UCLA
Box 951549
Los Angeles, CA 90025-1549
Phone (310)206-0306
Email fowlermembership@arts.ucla.edu.

H

Handwoven Magazine
Produced by Interweave, one of the nation's foremost art and craft media companies.
Mailing Address
F+W Media/Interweave Press
Attention: Dept, Magazine or Specific Name
4868 Innovation Dr
Ft. Collins, CO 80525-5576
Phone (866)949-1646

I

Institute for Labor Generosity Workers and Uniforms
An organizational body and experimental factory, housing the archive and ongoing projects of Frau Fiber, former textile worker, activist and symbol of the lost generation of East German workers.
346 E 3rd Street, Long Beach, CA 90802
Contact for hours
https://www.facebook.com/institute4laborgenerosityworkersuniforms/

M

Machine Quilting Unlimited
Publication featuring contemporary quilters.
General Inquiries info@mqumag.com
Business Address
Meander Publishing Inc
Machine Quilting Unlimited
PO Box 88
Eureka, IL 61530-1653
Phone 1(800)910-1925
Fax 866-921-1915

P

Palomar Handweavers Guild at AGESM
2040 N Santa Fe Avenue
Vista, CA 92083
AGESM Office: 760.941.1791

PHG email: palomarweavers@gmail.com

S

Shuttle Spindle and Dyepot
Award-winning quarterly journal produced by Handweavers Guild of America, Inc.. Features a broad spectrum of articles about fiber art, including: design, history, exhibitions, education, products, books, and national and international textile news.

Mailing Address
Handweavers Guild of America, Inc.
1255 Buford Highway, Suite 209
Suwanee, GA 30024
Phone (678) 730-0010
Email hga@weavespindye.org

Southern California Fibershed

Email: hello@socalfibershed.org

Studio Art Quilt Associates
A nonprofit organization that promotes art quilts through education, exhibitions, professional development, documentation, and publications.
Mailing Address:
SAQA
PO Box 141
Hebron, CT 06248
Phone (860)530-1551
General Inquiries info@saqa.com

Surface Design Association
An international organization focused on inspiring creativity, encouraging innovation, and advocating for artistic excellence as the global leader in textile-inspired art and design.
Mailing Address
Surface Design Association
P.O. Box 4044
Las Vegas, NM 87701
Phone (707)829-3110
General Inquiries info@surfacedesign.org

T

Textile Museum Associates of Southern California
Nonprofit organization presenting educational programs, discussions, field trips, and special events focused on handmade textiles, weavings, Oriental carpets and costumes from around the world. Associated with The George Washington University Museum | The Textile Museum in Washington, D.C.
Mailing Address
TMA/SC
P.O. Box 49160
Los Angeles, CA 90049
Email info@tmasc.org

Textile Society of America
Provides an international forum for the exchange and dissemination of information about textiles worldwide, from artistic, cultural, economic, historic, political, social, and technical perspectives.

General Manager Caroline Hayes Charuk, caroline@textilesociety.org

The National Needlearts Association

The National NeedleArts Association advances its community of professional businesses by encouraging the passion and leadership for needlearts through education, industry knowledge exchange and a strong marketplace.

Email info@tnna.org

Y

Yarnbombing Los Angeles
A fiber arts community engaging with thousands of people online, worldwide, and locally in Los Angeles. YBLA collaborates with city governments, museums, alternative art spaces, and public spaces to create thought-provoking, community-generated public art installations
Email yarnbombing18@gmail.com


GUILDS

Listed below alphabetically by name. Please email additions to the list here.

A

African American Quilters of Los Angeles
Culver City [meeting place], CA
Programs: Gwen Spaulding gespaulding@aol.com

B

The Bay Area Basket Makers
Oakland, CA
babminformation@gmail.com

Black Mountain Artisans
1125 Shoreline Highway
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956

Black Sheep Handweavers Guild
P.O. Box 253
Los Altos, CA 94022
info@blacksheepguild.org

C

The Carmel Crafts Guild
P.O. Box 32
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
Judy Earp, judy.earp@gmail.com

Central Coast Weavers
San Luis Obispo, CA
Karen Wiley, karen.wiley@gmail.com

D

Desert Weavers and Spinners
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
desertweaversandspinners@gmail.com

Designing Weavers
Los Angeles, CA
info@designingweavers.com

Diablo Weavers
Walnut Creek, CA
diablo@cnch.org

F

Foothill Fibers Guild
P.O. Box 3355
Grass Valley, CA 95945
Mardi Naythons, president@foothillfibersguild.org

Freeway Lacers
Sylvia Fellows, laceharper@yahoo.com

Fresno Weavers and Spinners Guild
Fresno, CA
fresnoweaversandspinners@gmail.com

G

Glenna Harris Weavers Guild
San Jose, CA
webmaster@glennaharris.org

Greater Los Angeles Spinning Guild
Los Angeles, CA
information@glasg.org

H

Handweavers of the Valley
Exeter, CA
Leonora Pescosolido, lwpesco@gmail.com

Hangtown Fibers Guild
P.O. Box 2459
Placerville, CA 95667
hangtownfibersguild@gmail.com

Humboldt Handweavers and Spinners Guild
Eureka, CA
Dee Dee Frye, hhsguildpresident@gmail.com

I

Inland Empire Handweavers Guild
Redlands, CA
info@IEHG.org

L

Loom & Shuttle Weaving Guild
San Francisco, CA
Nancy Williams, president@loomandshuttleguild.org

Los Angeles Basketry Guild
Monterey Park, CA
Leah Danberg, to_leah@pacbell.net

M

Misti Washington Gourd and Basket Guild
San Diego, CA
Michael Costello and Polly Giacchina, 
president@baskets-gourds.com

The Mother Lode Weavers and Spinners
Columbia, CA
Nancy Gaffney, nangaf@gmail.com

Mt Lassen Fiber Guild
1874 Andrew Place
Paradise, CA 95969
Tina Wilson, lassenfiberguild@gmail.com

P

Pacific Textile Arts
450 Alger Street
Fort Bragg, CA 95437
pacifictextilearts@mcn.org

Palomar Handweavers Guild
Vista, CA
palomarweavers@gmail.com

R

Redwood Guild of Fiber Arts
Santa Rosa, CA
Arline Zerkel, azerkel@comcast.net

Reno Fiber Guild
Reno, NV

S

Sacramento Weavers' and Spinners' Guild
Sacramento, CA
sacweavespintogether@gmail.com

San Diego Creative Weavers Guild
P.O. Box 2404
El Cajon, CA 92021
info@sdcwg.org

Santa Barbara Fiber Arts Guild
P.O. Box 30944
Santa Barbara, CA 93130
sbfiberarts@gmail.com

Santa Cruz Handweaver's Guild
Santa Cruz, CA
info@santacruzhandweavers.org

South Coast Weavers and Spinners Guild
Orange County, CA
scwsguild@yahoo.com

Southern California Handweavers' Guild
P.O. Box 56502
Sherman Oaks, CA 91413
president@schg.org

Spindles & Flyers Guild
El Cerrito, CA
spindlesandflyers@gmail.com

Surface Art Association
Tarzana, CA

T

Tamalpais Textile Arts Guild
Greenbrea, CA
Jean Silveira, jeansilveira@comcast.net

The Textile Study Guild of San Diego
San Diego, CA

Treadles to Threads
Walnut Creek, CA
vilijad@me.com

V

Ventura County Handweavers & Spinners Guild
P.O. Box 2286
Camarillo, CA 93011
vchsguild@gmail.com

W

Wearable Art Connection
Pasadena, CA
wearableartconnectionorg@gmail.com