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The Weavers’ Guild of Boston library holds a remarkable collection of new and historical books, periodicals, samples, DVDs, and videos. We have some real gems! Located on the 3rd floor of the church, we are open to guild members from 9:30 AM until the business meeting starts on days when the guild is meeting in Westborough.


Click the View the Catalog button below to see what is in the library. 

Library Rules

  • You must be a Guild member in good standing for three months.

  • Only two items may be borrowed at a time by a guild member in good standing.  

  • Books may be kept for one month only, or until the next meeting.

  • The fine for overdue items is $1 per month per item.

  • When items are overdue by three months, a bill will be sent for the cost of the item, plus the overdue fine.  In the case of out-of-print material, the borrower will also be billed for the cost of a search for a replacement.

  • At the discretion of the Librarian, certain books or papers may be deemed too rare, fragile, or valuable to be circulated.  Those items will be available for study when the Library is open.

New Books

Additions made during 2022-2023:

  • 3-D Hand Loom Weaving, by Sally Eyring

  • Creative Weaving: Beautiful Fabrics with a Simple Loom, by Sarah Howard and Elizabeth Kendrick

  • CrazyShot!: Creative Overshot Weaving for the Rigid Heddle Loom, by Myra Wood

  • Easy Weaving with Supplemental Warps: Overshot, Velvet, Shibori, and More, by Deb Essen

  • Honeycomb Hybrids - Honeycombs For All Tastes, by Stacey Harvey-Brown

  • Huck Lace Weaving Patterns with Color and Weave Effects, by Tom Knisely

  • Ikat - The Essential Handbook to Weaving Resist-Dyed Cloth, by Mary Zicafoose 

  • To Weave - The Swedish Way: New techniques and modern projects, by Arianna Funk, Miriam Parkman

  • Weaving Patterned Bands: How to Create and Design with 5, 7, and 9 Pattern Threads, by Susan J. Foulkes

  • Weaving Rag Rugs, by Tom Knisely

  • Weaving Sakiori - A Modern Guide for Rag Weaving, Amanda Robinett

Library Wish List 
  • Continuous Strand Weaving Method, by Carol Leigh Brack-Kaiser

  • Basket Essentials - Rib Basket Weaving: Techniques and Projects for DIY Woven Reed baskets, by Lora S. Irish

  • The Beaded Edge: Inspired Designs for Crocheted Edgings and Trims, by Midori Nishida 

  • Crafting a Patterned Home, by Kristin Nichols

  • An Exaltation of Blocks -Symmetric Block Design (2 volumes), by Rosalie Neilson

  • The Hand-Stitched SurfaceB, by Lynn Krawczyk

  • The Intentional Weaver - How to Weave Better, by Laura Fry

  • Overshot Simply: Understanding the Weave Structure, by Susan Keller-Simpson 

  • Plaited Basketry with Birch Bark, by Vladimir Yarish, Flo Hoppe, and Jim Widess

  • Shuttle in Her Hand: A Swedish Immigrant Weaver in America, by Marian Tuttle Marzolf 

  • Silk Weavers of Hill Tribe Laos, by Joshua Hirschstein and Maren Beck

  • Stitched Shibori: Technique, innovation, pattern, design, by Jane Callender

  • Tapestry weaving: Design and Technique, by Joanne Saroka

  • Textiles of the Middle East and Central Asia: The fabric of Life, by Fahmida Suleman

  • A Thread through Time - Modern Projects from our Swatches, by Weavers Guild of Minnesota 

  • Tie Dip Dye: Fashion and Lifestyle Projects to Hand-Dye in Your Own Kitchen, by Pepa Martin and Karen Davis 

  • Velvet on my Mind, Velvet on My Loom - Velvet Weaving Past & Present, by Wendy Landry 

  • Wool: Unraveling an American Story of Artisans and Innovation, by Peggy Hart 

Donate to the Library

Our budget for purchasing new books is limited, so consider making a donation. Choose a book from our wish list or add your favorite. 

Most books can be found on Amazon, The Lone Star Loom Room, or many online weaving sites.  To donate a book to the WGB Library please purchase it independently and bring it to a guild meeting or send to:


Nancy Flood

25 Madonna St.

Natick, MA 01760 


Thank you so much for your generosity!

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