The objectives of the Kingston Handloom Weavers & Spinners Guild are, to promote interest and education in weaving, spinning and related fiber arts.

Monthly meetings that feature guest speakers, demonstrations, show and tell, take place on the second Wednesday of each month, except July and August. There is a social time at 6:30 pm, followed by the general meeting at 7:00 pm. Members of the general public are very welcome to attend.

Members may take advantage of our workshops, equipment rentals, a fully equipped weaving and spinning studio, and an extensive library that includes hundreds of books, magazines and videos which cover topics such as spinning, weaving, knitting, dyeing and basketry.

The Guild welcomes all levels of interest in traditional and contemporary weaving, spinning and other textile arts and crafts.

Come see what we’re all about!


Open Studio: The Studio is open Thursday 10-2:00pm and the first, third and fourth Wednesdays of the month, 6:00-9:00, for work, checking out the library or just chatting.
Our next meeting will be February 14th, 2018, 6:30pm in the studio, on the second floor of the Tett. Come spend some time with friends, before the program at 7pm. This Month Eva Barnes “Dressing for Historical Demonstrations” All welcome.
New workshops now available: Note that there are a limited number of places for each, so please book early.


KHWS – Monthly Meeting – February  14th – at the studio – 6:30 for 7:00 p.m.

Please join us for a presentation by Eva Barnes

Dressing for Historical Demonstrations


Future programmes:

March: A visit to the library - Weaver’s Craft Magazine -Wednesday Afternoon Study Group

April: embroidery - Beth Abbott

May: AGM and Guild Challenge on travel

June: potluck social


The Window Shop

The Window Shop in the studio of the Kingston Handloom Weavers and Spinners is now open- suite 205 of the Tett. Current stock includes items perfect for Christmas giving and all are under 50.00.

The Shop is open Wednesday evening from 6-10, Thursday from 10-2 and by chance or appointment (kinghws@gmail.com). Cash or cheque only please.



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