Basket Weavers' Guild
The Central Pennsylvania Basket Weavers' Guild
was founded in January 1997 for the purposes of perpetuating the art of basketry; stimulating public appreciation, knowledge of and interest in basketry; and emphasizing the importance of basketry as a heritage craft.
Photo Credit: "Morning Sun" by Jeff Shields
The Central Pennsylvania Basket Weavers' Guild has a quarterly newsletter which is emailed to their members. For current newsletter, please click link above.
ARCHIVES in progress, check back soon
Here is an overview of upcoming events. For further information and to sign up, click on the link. Contact program chair, Marilyn Julius, if you have any questions.
Saturday, January 8, 9:30-3:30:
Temari Balls with Sharon Schaeffer and Holiday Party! The guild will provide lunch. There will be an optional gift exchange. If you want to participate, bring along a wrapped gift in the $5-10 range. Sharon will also pull the winning names from the 2021 UFO challenge. Click below for sign-up sheet and more information. RSVP by January 3!
Giant Grocery Store Community Center
Camp Hill, PA 17011
GUILD WEAVE: Two Basket Choices, Pamela Wilson, 9:00-5:00, see details below.
SIGN UP BY JANUARY 3!
SNOW DATE: February 19.
Gravel Hill United Methodist Church
Membership to the Central Pennsylvania Basket Weavers' Guild is $20 per calendar year (January to December). Benefits include monthly guild weaves (January, February, March, May, June, July, August, October, November) and an annual Retreat in April as well as several weaving locations. The retreat is open to members only. We also host a basket convention, A Weaving Odyssey each September. No guild meetings are scheduled in December.
We currently have more than 100 members who reside in Pennsylvania, Maryland and nearby states. We welcome new members! If you would like to "try" a class, before becoming a member, contact the Program Chair (fees may be needed for supplies).