Pottawatomi Spinners and Weavers Guild

The Pottawatomi Spinners and Weavers Guild was founded in 1975 by Elinor Bartlett. Current membership includes spinners, weavers, felters, and fibre producers from Tobermory to Hanover, and Lake Huron to Georgian Bay.

Are you:

  • interested in joining the Guild?
  • looking for a home for second hand spinning or weaving equipment?
  • trying to arrange a spinning and/or weaving demonstration for a community event?
  • shopping for handspun or handwoven products?

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We have a successful show and sale each November. Members demonstrate spinning and weaving, and offer their work for sale.

Guild Show and Sale 2019
Owen Sound & North Grey Union Public Library
824 First Ave. West, Owen Sound

Friday 8 November 1pm-5pm
Saturday 9 November 10am-4pm

Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at the New Life Centre, 199 4th Ave. W., Owen Sound, unless otherwise specified.  Guests and new members are welcome.

Upcoming meetings

 Tuesday 10 September, 7:00 to 10:00 pm: Annual meeting, followed by the Odd Ball Shawl Challenge.
    Tuesday 8 October, 7:00 to 10:00 pm: Preparation for November Show and Sale and SpinON.
    Tuesday 12 November, 1:00 to 4:00 pm: Essential Tools show and tell.
    Tuesday 10 December, 1:00 to 4:00 pm: Christmas party, show and tell results of the Odd Ball Shawl Challenge.

Learn to Spin

Harriet Boon offers private spinning and dyeing lessons for all skill levels.  For further information, contact Harriet at hboon@bmts.com or 519-934-3273

Bridget Misener offers private spinning instruction.  To inquire, contact Bridget at bridgemisener@live.ca or 519-334-3687



The Pottawatomi Guild was founded in 1975 by Master Weaver, Elinor Bartlett.

The Annual sale at the Owen Sound Public Library where hangs our co-operative mural designed by Ruth Arnsberger.