Basket weaving is a craft that dates back thousands of years and has been part of many cultures. It involves the creation of baskets using a variety of materials like wood, grasses, reeds, and vines. has rounded up a free listing of regional, state, national and international basket weaving guilds, basket associations and fiber weaver guilds.

If you are a basket weaver or are interested in learning basket making and weaving, the organizations on this page will be extremely useful.

Joining a guild or association enables the basket maker to bond with those sharing an interest in basket weaving, as well as the opportunity to take classes from professional crafters and instructors in your area; especially if you are a new weaver wanting to learn more about the craft.

We have a great page with the basics of basket weaving along with a page full of free basket weaving projects.

If you’d like your guild to be included on this list, please use the Contact Form to give us the guild name, the location, a brief description and your web link.

Happy Weaving!


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Anchorage Weavers and Spinners Guild

The Anchorage Weavers and Spinners Guild is dedicated to tile encouragement of the fiber arts in Alaska. Zoom Member Meeting: Monthly 2nd Saturday from 10:00 - noon.

Association of Michigan Basketmakers

Newsletter, event schedule, membership information and more.

Association of Northwest Weavers'Guild

ANWG is a non-profit organization supporting the Fiber Arts in the northwest US and western Canada. Check the website for membership and event information.

Basket Art Guild

Basket Art Guild meets in Decatur, Illinois. They have several weaves led by our membership and special workshops that are taught by accomplished basket artisans from all over the United States. Learn more!

Basket Artisans of Arizona

This organization was established to bring together people interested in the art of basket weaving. Meetings are held the third Saturday of each month beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the Pyle Adult Recreation Center, 655 E Southern Avenue, Tempe, AZ.

Basket Weaving in South Carolina

This webpage sponsors two guilds, the Upper South Carolina Basketmakers Guild and the Dolores von Rosen Basket Guild. To learn about these guilds and their meeting schedule, click the link above.

Basketweavers Guild of Oklahoma

Guild meetings are held at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum,1700 NE 63rd St, Oklahoma City, OK. Start time is 10:00 am. Check the website for the guild meeting dates.

Bay Area Basket Makers

Bay Area BAsket Maker meetings are via Zoom and are usually on the first Saturday of the month except July and August. For more information on this organization, check out their website.

California Indian Basketweavers Association

The CIBA mailing address is 428 Main Street, Woodland, CA 95776-1348. For information on events, newsletter, products, links and more, click the above link.

Central Pennsylvania Basket Weavers Guild

Meetings, retreats, news, and more. For information, click the link.

Central Texas Basket Guild

As a group, we weave various baskets together bi-monthly. Members can bring their own weaving project or weave the group project. Learn more here.

Coastal Weavers Basketmakers Guild

This guild meets on the First Tuesday each month (except June and July) at 6pm at the Western Carteret Community Center on old Hwy 58 behind the BB&T on Hwy 24 in Cedar Point, NC.

Columbia Basin Basketry Guild

The guild is based Portland, Oregon, they offer a variety of online learning experiences (in addition to our in-person classes and events). Learn more by clicking the link above.

Deer Creek Basketry Guild

The Guild usually meets on the FIRST SUNDAY of the month at Joppa Hall (Rm J 15), Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air, MD. In addition, they offer members classes, activities and events.

Georgia Basketry Association

This organization offers yearly GBA Convention and Workshops. Also is a list of local basketry guilds and how to contact them.

Great Basin Basketmakers

Highlights of GBB are monthly meetings, newsletters, opportunities to learn weaving techniques, monthly basketry classes and more. GBB meets the first Thursday of the month at 10:00 at the Sparks Masonic Center, 2425 Pyramid Hwy, Sparks, NV.

GreenEville Basket Guild

The GreenEville Basket Guild meets the 3rd Saturday of the month, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Reformation Lutheran Church, 400 West Main Street, Greeneville, TN. For more information, click the link.

Kalamazoo Basketmakers Guild

Meetings are on the fourth Thursday of the month, starting at 6:30 pm, except November there is no meeting and December on the first Thursday at the Portage United Church of Christ, located at 2731 Milham Ave, Portage, MI.

Land of Lincoln Basketweavers Association

Events, local guild information, tips and tricks and more can be found by going to their website.

Los Angeles Basketry Guild

For information on the meeting schedule, membership, retreats and events, and more for the Los Angeles Basketry Guild, click the above link.

Mammoth Cave Basket Makers

The Mammoth Cave Basket Makers Guild has periodic meetings at the Family Medical Center in Mundfordville, Ky. For more information about the organization, contact a guild member.

Missouri Basketweavers Guild, Inc.

Convention, free patterns, weaving tips, weaving tutorials, scholarship, affiliated guilds and more.

Misti Washington Gourd and Basket Guild (MWGBG)

MWGBG meets from noon to 3:30 on the first Sunday of every month at Quail Botanical Gardens, Encinitas, California. For more information, click the link.

National Basketry Organization

The National Basketry Organization is dedicated to basketry - a gallery of baskets, a place to connect other makers, collectors, and academics, workshops and classes and more.

North Carolina Basketmakers Association

For membership information, affiliated guild information, and event information, click the link above.

North Shore Basket Guild

This guild meets the first Saturday of each month (except June, July and August) at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 410 North Arlington Avenue, Duluth, MN, from 10:00 - 2:00. For more information, click the link.

Northeast Basketmakers Guild

The Northeast Basketmakers Guild is open to everyone with an interest in baskets and basket making. For membership and event information, check the website.

Northwest Basket Weavers

The NWBW Guild the purpose is to preserve and promote the art of basket weaving through our workshops and retreat, outreach activities, and monthly meetings featuring basket weavers and social exchange.

Nova Scotia Basketry Guild

This webpage has current events, regional basket information, resources, links and more. Check them out.

Prairie Weavers Basket Guild

Prairie Weavers Basket Guild is a for-profit group interested in weaving and learning more about all types of weaving and baskets.

Salt Spring Island Basketry Guild

The Guild meets regularly to share basketry skills, educate members about the traditions of basketry, and encourage and inspire each other through guest speakers, hands-on learning and more. The guild is located in British Columbia Canada.

Southwestern Ontario Basketry Guild

Committed to spreading the art of basketry through educational programs, workshops and study groups. The group meets the third Saturday of the month (9 am to 4 pm) at the Chatham Cultural Centre, 75 William St N, Chatham-Kent, ON, Canada.

Tennessee Basketry Association

The purpose of our association is to perpetuate the art and craft of basket weaving. Learn about conventions and Tennessee guilds.

Texas Basket Weavers Association

As a member you have access to our membership directory and newsletter plus the ability to register to attend our annual conference held in January.

The Kentucky Basket Association

Within this site, you will find Guild listings across the Commonwealth of Kentucky and weaving opportunities throughout the year. They hold an Annual Convention, bringing the finest gathering of instructors and vendors to our weavers. Check out the website.

The SeatWeavers' Guild

This guild is dedicated to preserving & perpetuating the craft of chair caning and seat weaving. To learn more about this guild, check out their website.

Triangle Basket Weavers Guild

Triangle Basket Weavers meetings are held on the 3rd Sunday of the month at 1pm - 5pm from September through June at Craft Center on the NC State campus in Raleigh NC. Learn more!

West Virginia Basketmakers Association

List of basket weaving guilds in West Virginia along with upcoming events.

Westchester Area Basketmakers Guild

Our website is designed to tell you about upcoming workshops and events created by the Westchester Area Basketmakers Guild in New York. Browse this website and find information on basic tools and techniques as well as information about the guild.

Wildwood Basketry Guild

Wildwood Basketry Guild ach month, on the third Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at Wildwood Cultural Center, 7645 Little Mountain Road, Mentor, OH. Learn more about this organization.

Wolf River Basketry Guild

Guild meetings are usually held monthly January through November. There are no meetings in June, July or December. It's held at 10:00 at Shawano Masonic Center, 2324 Richmond St., Shawano, WI.

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