Present a Thread Talk

Share Your Story or Idea with the World During HGA’s Spinning & Weaving Week Celebration, October 2-8, 2023.

The Handweavers Guild of America, Inc. (HGA) is searching for creative makers who will inspire, surprise and delight the audience with their story in under 15 minutes. We all have stories to tell about our love of and experience with fiber. This is your chance! Public speaking experience is not required.
These Thread Talks will be presented virtually during HGA’s Spinning & Weaving Week Celebration. Curious about what a Thread Talk looks like? Take a look at our YouTube playlist from 2020!
Submission Deadline: We will accept submissions until the schedule is full.

Register to give a Thread Talk

Celebrate Spinning & Weaving Week with Studio Tours and Sponsorship Opportunities Available October 2-8, 2023

The Handweavers Guild of America, Inc. (HGA) is thrilled to offer 6 Artist Studio Tours as part of our Spinning & Weaving Week Celebration. Take a look inside the minds and workspaces of these unique and varied artists. These studio tours will feature artists from all of our creative disciplines: weaving, spinning, dyeing, and basket making. All events are scheduled for 4 p.m. Eastern Time Zone (ET), and the recording will be available to registered attendees to watch on demand for 90 days following.

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You’re Invited to the OWG Annual Picnic

Friday, June 23, 2023

Where: Woodland Creek Community Park in Lacey. Same location as last year.

When:  10:00am until 2:00pm-ish.  Feel free to come early if you have items to sell and need a bit of set-up time.  

What:   Fun! Showcase! Drawing for prizes! (You must be present to win.) 

Shopping (bring cash)!  Bring things you’d like to sell – one of the shelters will be set up for this purpose – 10% of your sales goes to the guild.

Awards presented! 

Lunch!  Bring your own.  And perhaps bring your own chair.  Picnic tables and benches are provided.

Announcements, probably!


Remember, Friday June 23, 10am to 2pm. 

See you there!!

Patty Berke