The Huntsville Fiber Guild is committed to providing opportunities to the community to learn and share the fiber arts. The Guild arranges and pays for instructors and workshops, organizes community events and provides a forum for the local community and businesses to share events, ideas and learning opportunities.
The benefits of HFG membership include: discount on fees for classes, early class sign-up window, access to HFG resources such as books and equipment, access to Handweavers Guild of America (http://www.weavespindye.org) video and kit rental through the HFG membership in HGA, discounts on magazine subscriptions from Interweave Press (usually offered in time for holiday gift giving), not to mention the friendship and mentoring available at every meeting.
Both Personal and Commercial Memberships are available in the Huntsville Fiber Guild. The individual membership fee is $20 per year, and the family membership fee is $30 per year. We are pleased to give members over 80 years of age free membership. Individual and family members are entitled to one brief classified advertisement up to 40 words long in each monthly newsletter. This is provided as a service to individual and family members who want to sell or buy fiber equipment and supplies for their personal use. Each classified advertisement is subject to approval by the newsletter editor. The commercial membership fee is $50 per year. Commercial members are entitled to one quarter page advertisement 3.5″ wide x 4.5″ long or 7.5″ wide x 2.25″ long in each monthly newsletter. The advertisement must be submitted “camera ready” in a format which can be included in a Word document. Each commercial advertisement is subject to approval by the newsletter editor. The Huntsville Fiber Guild membership year is October 1 – September 30. Dues are delinquent after September 30. Sorry, pro rated membership if joining during other months of the year is not permitted. Send the attached Membership Form and Fiber Arts Interest Survey, along with membership fee as a check payable to Huntsville Fiber Guild, P.O. Box 1562, Huntsville, AL 35807. E-mail HsvFiber@gmail.com for assistance.