//Open Studio & Rentals
Open Studio & Rentals 2018-01-02T13:08:10+00:00

Is a lack of a studio space and equipment slowing you down? Do you need a creative escape? WGM is here to help! The classrooms and equipment are available for WGM Members to use as a studio and to work on fiber projects. We also have a kitchenette for you to use, so feel free to bring snacks, and settle in for hours of creativity! Equipment is available during all WGM hours; please check the calendar on the homepage for room availability. To use our equipment, join WGM or renew your membership.

Floor Loom Room

  • Schacht floor looms, 8 Harness; 26″ – 46″ weaving width
  • One loom includes a sectional warping beam
  • One loom includes a supplementary back beam
  • Warping reel
  • Warping boards, bobbin winders, and other tools

Floor Loom Rental Rate: $5 per day or $30 per two weeks.

Rug Room

  • Kessenich floor looms, 8 Harness, 42″ weaving width
  • Glimakra Countermarch looms, 8 Harness, 48 ” weaving width
  • Warping boards, bobbin winders, and other tools

Rug Loom Rental Rate: $5 per day or $30 per two weeks.

Spinning Room

  • Double & single treadle spinning wheels from a variety of manufacturers.
  • Electric Spinning Wheels
  • Drum and hand carders, flickers, and other tools
  • Fine fiber drum carder
  • Electric drum carder

Electric Drum Carder Rental Rate: $3 per hour
Spinning wheel rental rates: $5 per day or $30 per two weeks. Some spinning wheels can be taken off-site.

Equipment Rental
Scheduled classes and workshops receive priority for rooms and equipment. Contact the office for availability, and to reserve a floor loom, rug loom, or electric drum carder – 612-436-0463 or info@weaversguildmn.org

Non-Member Space Rentals
The Weavers Guild of Minnesota offers three light-filled, high ceiling studios available for hourly rental. We have three private meeting rooms that can each accommodate up to 15 people comfortably. Tables, chairs, kitchen access and free parking is provided. We are located on the LRT, near the UMN TC campus. You can make your reservation online using this form. There is a $20 non-member hourly fee for use of any of the three studios. You will receive a confirmation with a invoice via your email address provided once your request form is submitted and your reservation is confirmed. Fine print: Cancellations made at least one week in advance will get a full refund of your booking fee. Studios can be reserved Monday – Friday from 9am – 5pm and Saturdays from 9am – 5pm. Reservations are accepted up to two months in advance. Other accommodations can be made outside of these standard hours on a case-by-case basis with enough notice. We require a minimum of two hours for rental. Feel free to e-mail or call us at 612-436-0463 with any questions.