Benefits of Membership

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Membership allows you to:

  • Be part of a community of fiber enthusiasts 
  • Attend monthly meetings and programs
  • Register for Guild workshops
  • Use the extensive lending library
  • Apply for selling your fiber art at the Holiday Sale
  • Volunteer for projects, sales and other activities 
  • Participate in a study group
  • Rent Guild weaving equipment 
  • Apply for a scholarship to learn new skills
  • Vote at business meetings
  • Get discounts at area fiber merchants (Bead Breakout, Beads ‘n Things, The Black Purl, Yarn Culture)
  • Receive our newsletter, The Yarn

Membership Fees *

  • $40 Individual
  • $50 Family
  • $30 Out of town (resides 50+ miles from Rochester)
  • $25 Student (under 25 years old with valid student ID)

All member categories receive all membership benefits: one vote, one YARN subscription, Guild programs, all-Guild email list, library privileges, eligibility for workshop enrollment, scholarships, and equipment rental. First-time members joining mid-year may do so at a reduced fee.

Newsletter Subscription Only *

A $15 newsletter-only membership is available, using the membership application form available below. Newsletter-only subscribers receive no other membership benefits.

Membership Application

Our membership year begins June 1 and runs until May 31 of the year following.

Membership form - click to download

Download our membership form in PDF format or in Word format. Please print a copy, fill it out, and return it to:
     Weavers' Guild of Rochester
     P.O. Box 616
     East Rochester, NY 14445
Include your check payable to “Weavers’ Guild of Rochester, Inc.” Please note “membership” on the outside of the envelope.

Or apply and pay online.

Weavers' Guild of Rochester, Inc., is a non-profit organization. Membership dues and contributions to the Guild are tax deductible to the extent provided by law.


* After February 1, membership fees and newsletter are half price for first time members the rest of the member year ending May 31.