The annual Arizona Fiber Arts Retreat at Arcosanti takes place January 18-21, 2017.
This event features classes in knitting, spinning, felting and more from regional instructors, a guest speaker presentation about ancient textiles in the area, and of course time to relax and work on your fiber projects surrounded by the beauty of the desert! Admission is free. 
Find more info and class registration at

Annual Fundraiser December 3, 2016 10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon

RAFFEL & SILENT AUCTION by Guild Members and Local Artisans.
Refreshments and holiday treats to enjoy – Fiber and fiber related tools – Handmade Items – Special treats – Yummy goodies
Directions to Northtown Community Center 2202 E. Waltann Lane Phoenix, Az.85022 From Cave Creek and Greenway Roads turn Right on 22nd. Street, then Right on Waltann Lane, then Right to parking lot on North


Bring your family & friends to our annual guild fundraiser. There will LOTS of goodies to win with raffles & silent auctions. This is our main fundraiser and pays for the rent. Event is Saturday, December 3. Bring a treat to share and money to help support the guild. More information to follow.


Join us on Saturday, November 5 for our regular meeting and program.
Program title: OUR PERUVIAN TRAVELS by Shelly Leichter & Annemarie Bellem
Meeting starts at 10, but doors open at 9 to socialize

Arizona Fiber Arts Retreat

Mark you calendar for January 18-21, 2017 for the 6th annual retreat at Arcosanti. Ken Zoll, director of the Verdi Valley Archeology Center & Museum in Camp Verde, will be giving a talk on ancient textiles. More information to come.


The BACKSTRAP WEAVERS GROUP will meet on Sunday June 26, 2016 from 11am to 3pm.
Location: Rollover Doughnuts (10 W VERNON AVE, PHOENIX–nw corner of Central & Vernon- across from the Heard). We’ll be in the “living room” (brick building next to the donut store).

EVERYONE is welcome, even if you just want to bring some knitting or weaving & sit with us is fine.

Eating donuts is optional!

Summer Schedule

Our guild does not hold general meetings between May and October, but some of our members still get together. The Fiber Artists Group meets every second Wednesday of the month during Summer at the Northtown Community Center (see address on the left) at 10 AM. These are the upcoming meeting dates:

June, 8th
July, 13th
August, 10th
September, 14th

You don’t have to be a member of the Fiber Artist Group or even a guild member to stop by and visit, just bring a healthy interest in fiber arts and maybe a snack.