The HandWeavers Guild
of the New River Valley

Your Resource for Weaving and Related Activities
Together, We Weave Community!

About Joining Us!
Whether You are an Expert or Novice We Have Something for Everyone!
We are all about WEAVING!
Member Benefits

Membership in the Handweavers Guild of the New River Valley (HWGNRV) includes monthly meetings where programs are given, regular show & share occurs, and social time and refreshments are available.  Additionally, the Guild website provides information regarding meeting times/dates/locations, classifieds, scrapbooks and upcoming events.

By joining the HWGNRV you receive the following benefits:

  1. Access to the Guild's member only section of our website which contains a member directory and library listings (in addition to books and periodicals, this includes online documents such as drafts, recipes, past newsletters, etc.).  Additionally, you may post pictures, events and items for sale.
  2. Opportunities to take both in-house taught workshops as well as those conducted by professional, nationally and internationally recognized weaving teachers, all at reasonable Guild prices.
  3. Permission to borrow any Guild library materials at no cost.
  4. Use of Guild owned weaving equipment available for a modest rental fee.
  5. Opportunities to serve as a mentor or be mentored, form or be a member in a study group, conduct programs or workshops, work with the librarian maintaining the library, become a Guild committee chair, provide refreshments at meetings.
  6. Participation in Guild sponsored sales, exhibits and demonstrations and the annual Guild picnic.

If you would like to volunteer for any activities in the Guild, please see the appropriate Committee chair as listed in the Guild newsletter.

How to Join HWGNRV

Visitors and prospective members are welcome at our monthly meetings.

We meet from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. with a social time starting at 1:30 on the second Sunday of each month, year round except for July.

Dues are $20/year for individual, $30 for family, $10/half-year after February. We renew memberships once a year, in September.

If you’d like to attend, please contact us to confirm the date and location of the next meeting. Joining the Guild is easy!

Register Online
You can register online or attend a meeting . If you sign up as a Regular member, someone will contact you and give you all the details.  To begin the sign up process click the appropriate link below:
If you wish to sign up as a Regular  Member Click HERE to get started!

If you have any questions, please CONTACT US!

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Serving theNew River Valley, Abingdon, Bedford, Blacksburg, Callaway, Check, Christiansburg, Copper Hill, Fincastle, Floyd, Hiwassee, Lexington, Martinsville Meadows of Dan, Moneta Pembroke,Penhook,Pilot, Radford,Renick, Riner, Roanoke, Rocky Mount, Rural Retreat, Salem, Sinks Grove, Spencer, Union Hall, Wirtz, Narrows, Pearisburg, Rich Creek, Giles, Montgomery, Pulaski; Radford, Radford University, Virginia Tech and and other places in Western Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina and beyond.