Basketry Associations & Guilds

States: AZ AR CA CT DC DE FL GA HI ID IA IL IN KS KY MA MD ME MI MN MO NC NE NH NJ NV NY OH OK OR PA RI SC TN TX VA VT WA WV WI
Countries: Australia Canada England

Arizona

  • Basket Artisans of Arizona
    Phoenix, AZ
    Our mission is to weave baskets, and to learn all we can about the time-honored practices and techniques of basket weaving. We promote basketry as a craft and art form through education at our meetings, classes, demonstrations, and exhibits. We welcome beginning, experienced, and professional weavers, as well as collectors of baskets and other fiber arts.

  • Wild West Basketweavers Guild
    Sedona, AZ
    Shirley Eichten Albrecht
    Email: sealbrecht@esedona.net

Arkansas

  • Central Arkansas Basket Weaving Guild
    Conway, Arkansas
    Contact: Wilma Gilbert
    211 Adams Lake Road
    Conway, AR 72032
    Email: wilma@aristotle.net

California

  • Bay Area Basket Makers Guild

    BABM is a member of The Conference of Northern California Handweavers. (CNCH) which includes guilds for fiber arts. The majority of our members live in the greater San Francisco Bay Area, however a number of our members reside in Northern & Central California.

    BABM Meeting Places: The Caning Shop, 926 Gilman St., Berkeley, Ca 9470, (510)-527-5010. Chatham Preschool, 4359 39th Ave., Oakland,Ca., (510)-531-1534.

  • California Indian Basketry Association
    6894 China Flats Rd.
    Nevada City, CA 95959
    Email: ciba@oro.net
  • Los Angeles Basketry Guild
    Membership : $20.00/ 2 yrs
    Los Angeles, CA
    Leah Danberg, President
    Email: to_leah@pacbell.net

    This is a well established and large guild, which meets four times a year at various sites in the Los Angeles area, and has an annual weekend retreat in Julian, CA.. Quarterly newsletter listing classes, shows, materials sources, and other items of interest to basketmakers.

  • Misti Washington Gourd and Basketry Guild
    Quail Botanical Gardens
    230 Quail Gardens Drive
    Encinitas, CA 92024
    Email: Kelly Anderson

    Meets on the first Sunday of every month from 12:30 to 3:30, and has about 50 members. $10 per year for individuals and $15 per year for households (two or more individuals at the same address). Dues run from Jan. to Dec. (Encinitas is just north of San Diego.)
    Information:
    MWGBG
    7040 Avenida Encinas #104-266
    Carlsbad, CA 92009

Connecticut

Washington, DC

  • High Country Basketry Guild
    Membership $25.00/yr
    HCBG

Delaware

  • Delaware Basket Association
    Wesley College
    Dover, DE
    Contact: Evelyn Greenwood, Membership
    Dover, De 19901
    Email: eegreen@comcast.net

Florida

  • Gulf Coast Weavers Guild
    Membership: $12.00/yr
    Sally Way
    3700 Olive Rd. E.
    Pensacola, FL 32514
  • Intercostal Weavers Guild
    Membership: $10.00/yr
    Mary Brandenburg
    299 Granada Rd.
    W. Palm Beach, FL 33401
  • Nature Coast Basketmakers Guild
    Spring Hill, Florida

    Meets the second Thursday of the month at the Hernando County Blood Bank on S.R. 50 in Spring Hill. Meetings are held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. from September to May.

  • Tampa Bay Basketmakers Guild
    Membership: $15.00/yr
    Meetings Sept. to May

    This guild was organized in 1991 by a group of basketmakers from Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties. They now have over 60 members. Currently the guild rotates its meeting sites from St. John's Episcopal Church in Clearwater to Bayshore Presbyterian Apartments in Tampa on the third Saturday of the month from Sept. through May. The newsletter, "The Woven Word", is distributed quarterly. Annual dues, payable on Jan. 1, are $15.00. The president is Judy LeGath, phone (727)669-0135, E-mail J2LeGath@aol.com.

  • Venetian Society of Basket Weavers
    Membership: $15.00/yr
    Venetian Soc. of Basket Weavers
    PO Box 1411
    Venice, FL 34284-1411
    Email: Flasue@aol.com

Georgia

  • Georgia Basketry Association
    Contact: Sybil Sweat
    770-594-0780
    Email: sweatsybil@aol.com
    Annual Convention first weekend in February
  • Basketweaver's Guild of Georgia
    Membership: $15.00/yr
    Representative: Hannah Sommer
    770-434-7501
    Email: hannahsommer@mindspring.com

    Meets: 2nd Thursday 10am-1pm, Bulloch Hall in Roswell

  • Flint River Basket Weavers
    Representative: Dot Dowling
    229 432-2857
    Email: Dotsbaskets@bellsouth.net
    Meets: 3rd Thursdays, 10-3 Albany, GA
  • Greater Atlanta Basket Guild
    Membership: $15.00 per year
    Representative: Judi Purvis
    770 434-3430
    Email: Smrynaweaver@aol.com

    Meets: 3rd Wednesday at East Marietta Library on Lower Roswell Rd. 6-8:30pm

  • Gwinnett Basketweaver's Guild
    Membership: $15.00/yr
    Representative: Pat Christman
    706 376-0916
    Email: tdchris@hartcom.net

    Meets: 2nd Wednesday 6:30pm, Burkmar High School in Lawrenceville

  • Mountain Weavers
    Representative: Maureen Wilson
    706 745-1879
    Email: laurelcabin@alltel.net

    Meets: 1st Friday 9am-12, St. Clare’s Episcopal Church in Blairsville.

  • River Country Basket Guild
    Representative: Suzanne Simoneau
    706-733-3733
    Email: dwsnose@aol.com

    Meets: every Tuesday 7-9pm in Augusta, membership $12 per year.

Hawaii

  • Aloha Basketweaver's Guild
    Lois Keener
    2331A Appollo Ave.
    Hickam Air Force Base
    Honolulu, HI 96818

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

  • Cut & Tuckers
    Membership: $15.00/yr
    Linda Matheis
    4827 Basil Court
    Indianapolis, IN 46237
    317-887-6159

    Cut & Tuckers meets the 4th Monday of every month at Glenns Valley United Methodist Church, 8650 Hwy 37 South, Greenwood, Indiana.

  • Elkhart County Basketweavers Guild
    c/o Sherry Sayles
    59943 County Road 15
    Elkhart IN 46517
    (219) 875-7072
    Email: sdsbaskets@star-link.net
  • Earthweavers
    Greenfield, IN
    Meets the first Monday of the month.
    Membership $19.00/yr
    Judy Jackson,
    Co Road 1050 S.
    Pendleton, IN 46064
    (317) 778-2327
  • Evansville Basket Weavers Guild
    Contact: Narda Jones
    1405 Cheshire Bridge Rd.
    Evansville, IN 47710
    812-422-7503
    Email: narda@jonesplace.com
  • For The Love Of Baskets
    Columbus, IN 47201

    Meets the first Monday of each month except Sep. (2nd Monday). Dues are $15 per year. We weave a different basket each month. Members who do not wish to do the featured basket are encouraged to bring a basket on which they wish to work. President: lfleming@bcsc.k12.in.us

  • Ft. Wayne Basketmakers Guild
    Membership: $15.00/yr
    Jand Carter
    8627 Medicine Bow Run
    Rt. Wayne, IN 46825
  • Logaland Basketmakers Guild
    Membership: $15.00/yr
    Gay Miller
    R.R.6, Box 243
    Logansport, IN 46947
  • Nothwest Hoosier Basket Guild
    Membership: $15.00/yr
    Lois Miller
    95 Colonial Ave
    Falpraiso, IN 46383
  • Northwest Hoosier Basket Guild
    Membership: $15.00/yr
    Kim Cobban
    (219) 988-2309
    Email: lida1@netnitco.net

    Meets the third Monday of the month. The meeting place alternates between the SELF school in Valparaiso, IN and the Lakes of the Four Seasons Club House in Lakes of the Four Seasons, Crown Point, IN. We have a mini-convention in June.

  • Pony Creek Basket Guild
    Membership: $10,00/yr
    Shelley Graves
    7863 N 200 E
    North Manchester, IN
  • Spokes and Weavers Basket Guild
    Membership: $20.00/yr
    Janet Bottomley
    (260) 347-2920

    Meets the third Tues. of each month, except Dec.

  • Towne Twiners Basketmakers Guild
    Information: Carol Antrim,
    12701 W. River Valley Rd,
    Yorktown, IN 47396
    Email: cantrim@bigfoot.com

    Meets 6:00 PM on 3rd Monday of the month at Anderson Fine Arts Center, Anderson, IN.

  • White River Basketmakers Guild
    Membership: $15.00/yr
    401 E. 95th St.
    Indianapolis, IN 46240
    Email: tom@netride.net

Iowa

  • Amana Arts Guild
    P.O. Box 114.
    Amana, IA 52203
    Email: americanbaskets@yahoo.com

  • Basketry Arts Guild of Iowa and Illinois
    Membership: $7.00/yr
    Melanie Dilts
    5111 78th Ave Lot 50
    Milan, IA 61201
  • Iowa Basketweavers Guild
    Membership: $10.00 a year, January-December
    Please send a check for $10.00 to:
    Maribeth Woolsey, Treasurer
    621 Olive Street,
    Cedar Falls, Iowa 50613
    Email: IBWG@mchsi.com now

    Also include the following information: Name, Address, Phone Number and Email Addy. With membership, you receive the IBWG newsletter four times a year. When you join, you will receive all back issues published in the current year. There are two meetings a year (Spring and Fall), hosted by members in various locations around the state. To publish articles, supply workshop information or buy advertising space contact newsletter Editor: Sue Little, 2251 Palmer, Iowa City, IA 52240, Email: IBWG@mchsi.com

Kansas

  • Sunflower Basket Weaving Guild
    Dixie Link, Secretary
    2842 SW Bingham Rd.
    Topeka, KS 66614
    alink@cox.net
    phone: 785-224-3218

    The Sunflower Basket Weaving guild has 24 members from various northeast Kansas-west Missouri communities. The guild meets monthly in Lawrence, Kansas. New members and new weavers are always welcome. Please contact Dixie Link for more information.

  • Basket Weavers on the Prairie
    Wichita, KS. We meet the first Friday of every other month at CityArts. Our next meeting will be in Oct., 1998. Anyone with basic basketweaving exp. is welcome to attend. Our dues are $12 a year. For informatin contact Karen D'Angelo at dangelo@southwind.net

Kentucky

  • Anne's Ribbed Guild
    Danville, KY

    Guild meets irregularly in Danville, KY. Contact Anne Coleman Email: woodweaversworkshop@gmail.com

  • Big Sandy Basket Guild, Pikeville, Kentucky
    Contact: Mary Wiss
    PO Box 2179
    Pikeville, KY 41502
    (606) 432-3618
  • Bluegrass Basket Guild, Taylorsville, Kentucky
    Contact: Ardia Herndon
    3034 Plum Ridge Road
    Taylorsville, KY 40071
    (502) 477-2797
  • Derby Basket Guild
    Dues: $10.00 yearly
    Donna Stout
    9108 Hurstwood Ct.
    Louisville, KY 40222

    Started in 1997. Currently has 62 members. Membership provides a quarterly newsletter with area class information, patterns and area basketry events.

  • Kentucky Basket Association

    The Kentucky Basket Association was established in 1995, dues are $15.00 annually. Membership in required to attend the state convention which will be in Corbin, Kentucky July 13 - 15, 2006. You do not need to be a member of a guild to be a member of the state association. Quarterly newsletter includes basketry events, class information, and news from basket guilds across the state. Please contact Vicky Brown 270-274-4234 or brownbasket@bellsouth.net for further information. .

  • Kentucky River DreamWeavers Basket Guild
    Contact: Martha Newby
    180 Beasley Road
    Versailles, KY 40383
    Email: mnewby@ky.nrcs.usda.gov

    Monthly classes plus Spring Fling Basket Gathering in April-May (This year April 14-15) in Versailles, Kentucky. Yearly Dues $5 - January-December.

  • Lake Cumberland Weavers

    A basket weaving group located in the Lake Cumberland region of Kentucky. We are associated with the Pulaski County Extension Service.

  • Woven Together in Western Kentucky

    The Woven Together in Western Kentucky basket weaver's guild meets the second Saturday of the month, at the Macedonia Baptist Church in Philpot, Kentucky. Membership runs from July to June, dues are $15.00. Activities include classes, workshops, trips, a dye party, and the Annual Weaver's Retreat in Western Kentucky since 1995. WTWKY was organized June 1993. For further information you may contact Vicky Brown, 270-274-4234 or email: brownbasket@bellsouth.net

Maine

Northeast Basketmakers Guild
  • Maine Indian Basketmakers Alliance
    P.O. Box 3253
    Old Town, ME 04468

Maryland

  • Deer Creek Basketry Guild
    PO Box 514
    Bel Air, MD 21014
    Email: jmhersey@juno.com

    Meets 1st Sundays of the month (unless conflicts with a holiday) at the Isaac Walton Lodge, 3518 Woodsdale Road, Abingdon, MD (off MD Rt 24 and Rt 924 (1 mile from I 95, exit 77, Harford County, MD). We welcome guests. The Guild has monthly meetings, technique clinics, guest teachers, in-guild teachers and workshops for non-members, adults and children.. We demonstrate basketry at local community events.

Massachusetts

Michigan

  • Association of Michigan Basketmakers

    Membership: Individual $20., Cottage $25., Business $35. Dues must be paid in full by Jan. 31, to receive information and attend the yearly convention.


    Nancy Carlson
    1258 South Dr.
    Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
    Email: ambnanc@power-net.net
    Basket Reeder editor: Anita Kaminski
    Email: anitak@flash.net
  • Baskets and Friends Guild
    Troy/Rochester Area
    Membership $10.00/yr
    (must be a member of AMB)
    Contact person is:
    Debbie Richards
    535 Indianwood Rd
    Lake Orion, MI 48362
    Email: Debrichard@aol.com
  • Betsy's Bunch Guild of Davison, MI
    Membership $10.00/yr
    (must be a member of AMB)
    Joanne Shilling
    9302 Atlas Dr.
    Davison, MI 48423
    Email: apluspromotions@blclinks.net

    We meet in Davison, MI on the 3rd wednesday of the month, 6:30p.m.-9:00p.m. We have all levels of weaving and would love to have anyone interested join us in our open membership

  • Crossroads Basketweavers Guild
    Membership dues $10.00/yr
    (must be member of AMB)
    Judy Clark, Newsletter Editor
    5726 West Curtice Road
    Mason, MI 48854
    Email: jsclark@voyager.net
  • Dream Weavers Guild of Western Michigan
    Leslie Spurrier
    3208 Giddings SE
    Grand Rapids, MI 49508
    (616) 452-3069
    Email: jlsprrr@iserv.net
  • Ironland Basket Guild
    Membership: $10.00/yr
    Gail Marlowe
    412 Forsberg Rd.
    Iron River, MI 49935
  • Thumbweavers Basket Guild
    Membership: $5.00/yr
    Pamela Woodbury
    12601 Rathbun Rd.
    Birch Run, MI 48415
    Email: pywoodbury@worldnet.att.net
  • Southwest Michigan Basketmakers Guild
    Lorraine Otto
    7686 West State Rd.
    Middleville, MI 49333
  • Traverse Area Basketry Guild
    Membership: $12.00/yr
    Peggy Core
    4519 S. elm Valley Rd.
    Suttons Bay, MI 49682

Minnesota

  • Headwaters Basketmakers Guild
    Membership: $12.00/yr
    Treasurer:
    Eileen Spilman
    2636 Royal Estates Rd.
    Bemidji, MN 56601
    Email: espilman@midco.net

    Guild meets 3rd Saturday of Month for classes. Beginners always welcome.

  • Minnesota Basket Weavers Guild

    The new board of directors for the Minnesota Basket Weavers Guild was just elected at the first of the year. President is new president: Janet Prow, email: whose e-mail address is: janet.prow@co.hennepin.mn.us. janet.prow@co.hennepin.mn.us Treasurer-Membership is Molly Stahlke email: basketmoll@aol.com The guild meets on the 4th Saturday of each month with a Fall Basketry Workshop, usually in November. Every month after the business meeting, a couple of classes are taught by other guild members. Membership dues are $20 individual, $25 Cottage, $30 business and include a quarterly newsletter Feb., May, Aug. and Nov. Meetings are held at the Textile Center of Minnesota, 3000 University Ave. SE #100, Minneapolis, Mn 612-436-0464.

Missouri

  • Missouri Basketweavers Guild
    Membership: $20.00/yr
    Mona Hartzler
    14203 S. Haven Rd.
    Grandview, MO 64030
    Email: membership@mbg.unionpoint.net
  • Basket Buddies
    Mona Hartzler
    14203 S. Haven Rd.
    Grandview, MO 64030
    Email: dimohart@kc.rr.com.

    Meets the 2nd Monday of each month at 7:00PM at 8001 Westridge, Raytown, MO 64138.

  • Gateway Basketweavers Guild
    Membership: $10.00/yr
    Wendy Reary
    St. Louis Basket Supply
    11420 A Gravois Rd.
    St. Louis, MO 63126
  • Ozark Mountain Weavers
    Mt. Vernon, MO
    Pat Walden
    P.O. Box 11458
    Springfield, MO
  • River Valley Weavers
    Eldred, IL
    Becky Adcock
    P.O. 44
    334 Locust St.
    Eldred, IL 62027-0044
  • Southside Weavers
    St. Louis, MO
    Carol Matteson
    Country Baskets
    1742 Parkway Acres Ct.
    Maryland Heights, MO 63043-2820
  • Woven Circle Chapter of MBG
    Raytown, MO
    Marcia Hornig
    13307 Overhill Ave.
    Grandview, MO 64030
    Email: Susan Ratliff

Nebraska

  • Nebraska Basket Weavers Guild
    Membership: $10.00/yr
    Ann M. Renli
    3710 Alden Ave.
    Lincoln, NE 68502
    Email: Pam Allen

Nevada

New Hampshire

Northeast Basketmakers Guild

New Jersey

  • Penn Jersey Basketry Guild, Inc.
    Membership: $15.00/yr
    President: Karen Wychock
    8 Long Loop Rd.
    Levittown, PA 19056
    (215) 547-2348
    Email: kwychock@neshaminy.k12.pa.us

New York

  • Northeast Basketmakers Guild
  • Basket Weavers Guild of Eastern Long Island
    Membership: $15.00/yr
    BasketWeavers Guild of E.L.I.
    c/o Shirley Riffley
    87 Jessup Ave.
    Box 681
    Quogue, NY 11959
  • Fingerlakes Basketweavers Guild
    Rochester, NY area
    Marilyn Konopka
    Email: mak25@frontiernet.net

    We meet on the third Tuesday of the month on Prince Street.

  • Long Island Basketmakers Guild
    Membership $15.00/yr
    Long Island Basketmakers Guild
    PO Box 372
    Northport, NY 11768
    Email: tlcdweir@li.net
  • Westchester Area Basketmakers Guild
    Membership $20.00/yr
    Judy Flanders
    310 Horsepound Road
    Carmel, NY 10512
    845 225 2525
    Email: baskets@bestweb.net

North Carolina

  • North Carolina Basketmakers Association
    Membership: $25.00/yr
    NCBA
    Susanna Miller
    254 S. Hillcrest Dr.
    Goldsboro, NC 27534
    (919) 735-5924
    Email: susybasket@aol.com
  • Cape Fear Basketmakers' Association
    c/o Cheryl Thomas
    714 Buena Vista Drive
    Fayetteville, NC 28311
    (910)822-3188
  • Catawba Valley Basketmakers Association
    c/o Jeanette Staley
    4980 Kennedy Street
    Hickory, NC 28602
    (828)294-2990
    Dues: $12.00 per year
    Meetings: 4th Sunday of every month, 2-4 pm,
    Allen Frye Clubhouse, Hickory, NC
  • Chapel Hill Basket Guild
    Contact person: Jackie Quirk
    Email: jackiequirk@yahoo.com
    Membership Sept - August $5
    Meetings: Monthly, Sunday afternoon, 2:30 - 5:30, CH Public Library
  • Charlotte's W.E.B.
    Membership: $10.00/yr
    Susan Van Dyke
    5258 Addison Dr.
    Charlotte, NC 28211
  • Costal Carolina Basketweavers Guild
    Membership: $10.00/yr
    Vickie Rowe
    6180 Highway 17 N.
    Vanceboro, NC 28586
  • Goldweavers Guild in Goldsboro, NC.
    Membership: $10.00/yr
    President: Ingrid Quick
    211 S. Hillcrest Dr
    Goldsboro, NC 27534
    (919) 735-7575
    Email: ingridg@earthlink.net
  • N.E.W. Weavers
    Betty Bronczkowski
    613 Lucille Dr.
    Tarboro, NC 27886
  • Port City Basketmakers Guild
    Donna Meinert
    345 Scottsdale Dr.
    Wilmington, NC 28405
  • Triangle Basket Weavers
    Linda Rolfe
    Email: lrolfe@nc.rr.comt
    3505 Fernwood Drive
    Raleigh, NC 27612
    Membership: $10.00/year (year is Sept-July)
    Meetings: 2nd Wed. of each month (except Aug.)

Ohio

  • Heritage Basketry Guild of Dayton, OH

    Meetings are the first Monday of every month 7PM at the Community Methodist Church, 339 Meyer Avenue, Riverside, OH. It is at the corner of Burkhardt and Smithville, just off Route 35. There is a planned weaving product each month and a monthly newsletter. Dues are $20 for the year. For more information please contact our President, Carol White, at: carolwhite43@woh.rr.com or Teacher Liaison, Cindy Clark, at: Baskets58@aol.com Join us for our annual MID SUMMER WEAVE the second Saturday in July, see: MID SUMMER WEAVE

  • Westside Basketry Guild
    1608 Lauderdale Ave.
    Lakewood, OH 44107
    Becky Wing-Cubberley
    (216) 226-6391
  • Maumee Bay Basketweavers Guild
    Carol Bates
    10751 W Duff Washa Rd
    Oak Harbor, OH 43449
  • Medina County Basket Weavers Guild
    c/o Nancy Haake
    11605 Prospect Road
    Strongsville, Ohio 44149-2927
    (440) 238-5434

    Meets first Thursday of the month September through May in Medina at 7:30pm at the Medina Career Center on rte 18. Membership: $12.00/yr. New members welcome. Call for further information or Email: DEERWEAVER@worldnet.att.net.

  • Ohio Valley Basketweavers Guild
    Membership: $20.00/yr, Jan-Dec.
    Meets the 3rd Wed. of every month in Cincinnati, OH; 7pm
  • Western Reserve Basketry Guild
    Karen Sonderman
    4160 Darrow Rd.
    Stow, OH 44224
  • Wildwood Basketry Guild
    Membership $25.00/yr
    Wildwood Cultural Center
    8400 Civic Center Blvd.
    Mentor, OH 44060

Oklahoma

  • BasketWeavers Guild of Oklahoma
    Oklahoma City, OK
    Info: Marcia Balleweg, Email: mballeweg@yahoo.com

Oregon

  • Columbia Basin Basketry Guild
    Membership: $20.00/yr
    Columbia Basin Basketry Guild
    Multnomah Art Center
    7688 SW Capitol Highway
    Portland OR 97219
    Info: Judy Green, Email: JLG@fei2.feico.com

Pennsylvania

  • BasketWeavers Guild of Bedford County

    We hold a basket class monthly in Bedford, PA. Annual dues are $15. Members receive a monthly newsletter and reduced fee for classes. Info: Loretta Radeschi, 311 Oakview Rd., Bedford, PA 15522 Email: lradeschi@bedford.net

  • Central Pennsylvania Basketweavers Guild

    1:30 PM 2nd Sunday of every month. East Shore Library, 4501 Ethel Street, Harrisburg, PA. Info: Suzette Humer, 104 Milltown Road, Landisburg, PA 17040. Email: basketsandgoodies@pa.net

Rhode Island

Northeast Basketmakers Guild

South Carolina

  • Upper S.C. Basketmakers Guild
    Membership: $15.00/yr
    Sandy Elbrecht
    504 Tiffany Lane
    Taylors, SC 29687

Tennessee

  • East Tennessee Basket Association
    Membership: $15.00/yr
    Judy & Virgil Davis
    1215 Venido Drive
    Knowville, TN 37932
  • Tennessee Basketry Association
    Membership is $20/yr sent to:
    Suzanne Seger
    1241 Harbor View Drive
    Lenoir City, TN 37772
    (865) 986-8026
    suzanneseger@hotmail.com
    President is Julie Kleinlein
  • Tri-State Basketry Guild
    Membership is $15.00/yr
    Contact: Claire Doherty
    106 Leprechaun Way
    Bristol, TN 37620

    Meets every second Saturday of the month in Bristol, Tn. A class is taught by a Guild member most months. Outside teachers are scheduled separately several times a year. The president is Candy Alexander

Texas

  • Baskets 'n the Works
    27351 Blueberry Hill
    Suite 38
    Conroe TX 77385
    Email: Monica Impellizzeri
  • Central Texas Basket Guild
    Austin, Texas

    The Central Texas Basket Guild was formed on January 26, 2002. This guild is open to all persons interested in perpetuating the art of basketry.

  • Clear Lake Basketmakers Guild
    Mary Ann Tucker
    1411 Beachcomber Lane
    Houston, TX 77062
    Email: Jean Cadmus May

Vermont

  • Northeast Basketmakers Guild
  • Green Mountain Basket Guild of Vermont
    Membership: $20.00/yr
    Sue MacIntire
    Main St.
    P.O. Box 235
    Shoreham, VT 05770

Virginia

Washington

  • Centralia College Basketry Guild
    Centralia College
    600 W. Locust St.
    Ecntralia, WA 98531
  • Northwest Basketweavers
    Membership $15.00/yr
    Northwest Basketweavers
    PO Box 75131
    Seattle, WA 98125
    (206) 285-0132
    Email: dede@zipcon.com

    We offer classes, and workshops, as well as monthly meetings. We meet on the second Wednesday of each month (except July, August, Dec) At the Shoreline Historical Museum at 175th and Aurora. We also maintain an email list as well as a snail-mail and phone list of our members. In addition we have an annual Spring Retreat. Three and a half days off in the wilderness.

West Virgina

  • West Virginia Basketmakers' Association

    Yearly dues $20.00/y individual; $25.00/yr teacher, business. Quarterly meetings at different loctions in the state. Semiannual newsletters. Semiannual weave-ins Guilds, teachers, and classes in different areas of West Virginia. Contact: Sharon Sutton, 160 Scenic Hills, Parkersburg, WV 26104-8085 Email: sasutton@charter.net

Wisconsin

  • Cedar Creek Basket Guild
    Membership $10.00/yr
    Cedar Creek Basket Guild
    Leslie Beyer
    932 Glenwood Dr.
    Cedarburg, WI 53012
    (414) 377-5484
  • Lake Country Basket Guild

    Meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month (except May - Basket Fest Event) from 6:30-9:30pm at Galilee Lutheran Church, Pewaukee, WI - with special weaving projects conducted at each meeting. Annual dues of $20.00 for membership from February 1st through January 31st. Also receive our NewsWeave publication quarterly for upcoming events and other Basketry Tidbits.

    For more information, visit our website: www.lakecountrybasketguild.com

    • Lake Country Basket Fest - The theme for this years annual event that takes place the first weekend in May will be "Weave Moved" to the Washington County Fair Park, West Bend WI. Take classes from National & Local Instructors and shop at the Basket Supply Vendors Market Place. You must be a member of the guild ($20.00 membership) to register for Basket Fest. Registration for Basket Fest is $100.00 plus class fees payable to the instructors. Brochures will be sent to all current members in the month of December, and these members will be eligible for the first round of registrations. Anyone joining after the first round will be allowed to register for classes not already filled. For more information visit our website: www.lakecountrybasketguild.com

  • Silver Creek Basket Guild
    Membership: $10.00/yr
    Virginia Laper
    N2947 E. Little Green
    Markesan, WI 54946
    Email: virjimmy@dotnet.com

    Meets the 1st Thursday of each month at 6:30PM at Messiah Lutheran Church in Ripon, Wisconsin.

  • Waukesha Area Basketweaver Guild
    Membership $10.00/yr
    Jeanine Mensinga
    206 Meadowside Ct.
    Pewaukee, WI 53072
    (414) 691-9608
  • Wisconsin Weave Basketry Guild
    Dues -$5 per year
    Contact: Annetta Kraayeveld
    7029 South State Road 213
    Belit WI 53511
    608 365-0714
    Email: krazyveld@hotmail.com
  • Wolf River Basketry Guild, Shawano, WI
    Membership $15.00/yr
    Judi Raddant
    W7850 County Road MMM
    Shawano, WI 54166
    Email: rjraddant@frontiernet.net

Australia

Canada

  • The Basketry Network
    Membership: individual $30. p.a.; 2 members at the same address $35.; non-Canadian residents US$25.
    Contact: Tony Pasman, Chairperson
    8 Peter St. R.R.1
    Grand Valley, ON L0N 1G0
    Email: antopasm@enoreo.on.ca
  • Basketry Guild of The South Okanagan
    Penticton, BC
    Marha Cloudesley
    (604) 494-9865
  • The Agassiz Harrison Fibre Arts Group
    Box 383
    Harrison Hot Springs,
    B.C. Canada, VOM 1K0
    Email: lscobie@uniserve.com

    Most of our members do traditional willow basketry. We hold regular workshops for both members and others interested in traditional crafts. We meet twice monthly at a home we rent near our cultivated willow fields. We need to rent a home in order to store all our willow and other collected materials.

  • Greater Vancouver Basket Weavers

    The Greater Vancouver Weavers and Spinners Guild basket group meets the first Thursday of each month from 10 am -2 pm at a member's house. We work on our own basket project, have show and tell, and exchange ideas. Contact person: Irene Weisner 604-469-0840, email: ireneweisner@shaw.ca

  • Nova Scotia Basketry Guild
    Contact: Joleen Gordon
    121 Crichton Avenue
    Dartmouth Nova Scotia Canada B3R 3R6
    (902) 469-2798
    Email: joleen.gordon@ns.sympatico.ca

  • Southwestern Ontario Basketry Guild

    Southwestern Ontario Basketry Guild is committed to spreading the art of basketry in Ontario and beyond through our educational program, visiting experts in basketry and basketry conferences. Members will have an opportunity to teach and/or study in a variety of artistic and educational settings. Meetings 3rd Saturdays at the Chatham Cultural Centre, Chatham, Ontario feature basketweaving projects and a short business session.

England

  • The Basketmakers' Association
    Hon. Mem. Sec. - Sally Goymer
    37 Mendip Road
    Cheltenham
    Glos. GL52 5EB
    England
    Email: Roy Youdale

    Membership of The Basketmakers' Association (for basketmakers and chairseaters) is open to any person interested in these and allied crafts. It publishes a quarterly Newsletter and provides numerous services for its members, including organising courses at all levels and publishing a comprehensive listing of courses and exhibitions throughout the UK. Overseas membership is #15 per annum (in sterling), and there are currently members in 14 countries outside the UK. US membership (which can be in the name of an individual or a local group) is the equivalent of #15 sterling per calender year. The Editor is happy to send single copies to interested individuals who request it. We want to make contact with makers from all over the USA (and even the world!!), to establish links, exchange information, and generally enhance the level of awareness of what is happening in the basketmaking world.

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Last updated Nov. 9, 2014

Alan Beebe