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 2018
Owen Sound & North Grey Union Public Library
824 First Ave. West, Owen Sound

Friday 16 November 1pm-5pm
Saturday 17 November 10am-8pm

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

Tues. 13 March, 2018, 1:00 to 4:00 pm.  Program TBA

Tuesday. 11 September, 2018, 7:00 to 10:00 pm. Annual Meeting, followed by a program on spinning cotton bolls and milkweed fluff

Tuesday 9, October 2018, 7:00 to 10:00 pm. Program on making needle felted bowls

Tuesday 13 November 2018, 7:00 to 10:00 pm.  Preparation for Guild Show and Sale
Tues.11 December 2018, 7:00 to 10:00 pm.  Christmas Party, program TBA

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.