Membership Information

Membership in the Ontario Handweavers and Spinners is open to all who are interested in weaving, spinning, dyeing, basketry and other fibre arts. The membership year is January 1 to December 31.

Benefits of Membership

  • Receive Fibre Focus Magazine 4 times a year
  • Attend OHS conferences
  • Enter OHS juried show and other exhibitions
  • Borrow from our lending library
  • Participate in educational programs:
    • Spinning Certificate Program
    • Home Study Weaving Program
    • Master Spinning Program
    • Master Weaver Certificate Program
  • Become eligible for scholarships and awards
  • Be part of a great community of spinners, weavers and fibre enthusiasts across the province of Ontario, in other parts of Canada, and in other countries

Join or Renew Now

You can pay for your membership here by VISA, MasterCard, American Express or PayPal. Membership fees for 2023 are below. Choose the 1 year category that applies to you, using the drop down menu and click “Add to Cart.” All amounts are in Canadian dollars. For new memberships, please remember to acknowledge on the checkout form whether you wish to receive a digital or paper copy of Fibre Focus.  If you do not indicate your preference, you will receive the digital version.

Important for existing members who are renewing: if any of your information has changed (e.g. address, email, fibre focus preference, etc.) please send an email with the new information to

If you prefer to join or renew by mail, please download and print the membership registration form. Fill out and mail the form, along with your payment to the address listed: Click here to access the form

When renewing your membership consider a donation to OHS. Scroll down the page to Donations to make a contribution.

Not sure if your membership is due for renewal? Please check the expiry date on your mailing label or contact us at


Want to help OHS with their programming?  Consider a donation to our group.

OHS Adult Membership

1 Year - $57.00

OHS Senior (65 +) / Youth (<25) Membership

1 Year - $52.00

OHS Guild or Family Membership 

1 Year - $67.00

Method of Payment

We take payments with Paypal, but you don't need a Paypal account to pay.  You are given the option to pay with credit card.  thank you!

Please note:  In Canada - please indicate if you would like to receive the printed version of Fibre Focus Magazine. United States members need to pay additional shipping cost to receive the printed version of Fibre Focus. This is done after buying / renewing their membership, logging into the members' only section, and going into the OHS Products section of the shop.

Please note that the printed magazine is not available to members outside of Canada or the United States.

All members have access to the online version of Fibre Focus.

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OHS Adult Membership 1 Year - $57.00 CAD / Yearly
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