The Handweavers Guild of America, Inc.’s (HGA) Certificate of Excellence (COE) is a self-directed certification program for HGA members in the areas of Handweaving, Handspinning, Dyeing, and Basket Making.
We are looking to start Level 1 and explore the process as a group, yet individually.
HGA offers two COE Levels:
Level 1 (Technical Skills) is a focus on technical skills, design principles, and knowledge of materials and equipment
Level 2 (Master with Specialized Study), available upon completion and certification of Level 1, is a master level with an in-depth study in a specialized area of the applicant’s choice.