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West Austin Studio Tour 2015

West Austin Studio Tour is a ton of fun. We take over a member’s house and turn it into a pop-up gallery and working studio with demos and vendors.

Sign up to help HERE!

WEST tour  May 9-10 and May 16-17
Times:  11-6

Here is the description from the WEST website:
“WEST is a free, self-guided tour that champions the abundance of talent within Austin’s large and wildly diverse creative community. The public is invited to discover new artistic talent, see working studios, learn about artists’ tools, techniques, and inspirations, and support the arts community by building their collections and supporting local artisans.”


Renegade, Maker Faire, WEST, Oh my!

RenegadeWe’re delighted to be invited to participate in Renegade Craft Fair: SXSW Edition. We will be demoing and you can sign up to weave on our black rock ‘n’ roll warp!

Thurs. – Sat, March 13 – 15
Palmer Events Center


Maker Faire logo

Maker Faire is always a good time and a celebration of the DIY spirit.  This will be our 5th, come by and learn to weave or spin.

Saturday, May 3, 2014
10:00am – 6:00pm
The Travis County Expo Center
7311 Decker Lane, Austin, TX 78724.

WEST logo


Our pop-up gallery is back as part of the 3rd West Austin Studio Tour!  WEST is a free, self-guided tour.  We will have vendors and demos. Stay tuned for more details and a list of vendors.

Gallery Show at ArtSpace in Round Rock

WSSA is having a gallery show during the month of September!

231 East Main
Round Rock

Featuring the work of twenty-three members of the Weavers and Spinners Society of Austin and ranging from handwoven housewares and clothing to felted rocks.


Opening night : Thursday, September 5th, 2013
5:30pm to 7pm
There will be wine, hors d’oeuvres and live music.

Gallery hours:
11am – 3pm, Tuesday- Saturday  (‘til 8 on Thursday)
Admission is free to the gallery and the opening!

WEST Austin Studio Tour


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April 27-28 and May 5-6
11 am -6 pm

2802 Benbrook Drive
Austin, TX

Opening Reception:
Friday, April 26, 6:30-9:00 pm
Wine and light refreshments.


The Weavers and Spinners Society of Austin will have a gallery and studio in this year’s WEST Austin Studio Tour on April 27-28 and May 5-6 weekends, from 11 am- 6 pm, at a private home, 2802 Benbrook Drive, in Austin.  An Opening on Friday, April 26, from 6:30-9:00 pm will include wine and light refreshments.

Guild members will demonstrate Theo Moorman, ikat weaving, felting, dyeing, spinning, and weaving design software.   The gallery will include paintings by Shannon Hamann as guest artist, as well as wearable art, home décor items, and some purely fantastical pieces created by the weavers, spinners, dyers, and felters in the guild.


Heartwoven Designs (Colleen Launer Yarbrough), handwoven apparel and accessories
Moonbeam Weaving (Linda Yeatts), handwoven wearable art
Sidne Tiemann, rugs, wall hangings, scarves
Zanna James, handwoven fiber and wire jewelry
Jean Shannon Hamann (Guest Artist), paintings and collage

Members of The Weavers & Spinners Society of Austin

WEST Austin Studio Tour website