Tryon, NC

Cate Hall Weavers, Tryon, NC

828-859- 8323

Fletcher, NC

Tryon Arts and Crafts


828-859- 8323

The Woolroom

Mary Jo Lanik

weaving, spinning, needle felting, dyeing wool/cotton



Judi Jetson

Spinning, shibori dyeing, batik, printing on fabric, and papermaking.


Blue Ridge Spinners

Fiber Friends

SOFA (South of Asheville Fiber Association)

Candler, NC

Hendersonville, NC

Asheville, NC

study groups


When you just need to know more, handle more fiber, get more involved, this is a good list of places to go and people to see.

Eileen Hallman

Cotton: spinning, weaving, natural/dyeing, specialty is indigo.


Fiber Friends -3rd Thursday, 1 pm, at The Folk Art Center. Ursula Powers is the contact.

Clyde, NC

Shepards, spinners, and wanna-bes



Check here for details and application forms on upcoming workshops.



You want to learn how to weave, spin, dye, knit, or make paper? Who do you turn to?

Here is a list of people and organizations that offer instruction - privately or as part of a class.

Irene Heckel-Volpe

Needle Felting


Pickens, SC

French Broads Weavers

Pat Brown

Beginning weaving (at the Community Center)


Black Mountain, NC

Heritage Weavers and Fiber Artists

Heritage Weavers & Fiber Artists

Weaving, spinning, knitting, rug hooking, basketry


HWFA Weaving Study Group on 1st Tuesday

HWFA Rug hooking - 1st Sat 9:30 to 12

HWFA Gathering Spinners - 2nd and 4th Tues 1-3

HWFA Inkle weaving - 3rd Tues 1-3

HWFA Gathering of knitters - 1st & 3rd Wed, 1-3

​HWFA Punch Needle Study Group - 2nd Friday.

Weave/Study Group of Seneca, SC

The Western North Carolina Fiber/Handweavers Guild

Joyce Carpenter

Knitting: Instruction in finishing, advanced techniques,

general help.


Teena Tuenge

Weaving: Rigid heddle, floor loom, tapestry