About PGHW

Our History

The Philadelphia Guild of Handweavers (PGHW) was founded in 1952 when a group of weavers in the Philadelphia area began to meet to foster their craft. Through education and the exchange of ideas, they hoped to inspire others to greater proficiency as weavers. Over the years PGHW has become a center for a wide range of fiber arts including weaving, spinning, felting, basketry, chair caning, embroidery, knitting & crocheting, paper art, dyeing, quilting, sewing, surface design and more.

 

Ruth Dewees, one of the founding members of the Philadelphia Guild of Handweavers

Contact

3705 Main Street
Philadelphia PA 19127
(215) 487-9690
info@pghw.org

Meeting Time

Meetings are held at our Guild House, 3705 Main Street, Manayunk, PA the first Thursday of every month @ 7pm.
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