Minimum enrollments must be met at least one week prior to the class/workshop start date.
Please submit your registration early to guarantee a spot in the class/workshop.
- When registering online, you may pay with a credit card, or use a Pay Pal account.
- Members must log in to receive the discounted tuition rate. Non-members do not need to log in to register online.
Pay by phone
- Call the office during business hours: 612-436-0463. We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, & American Express.
Pay in person
- Let a friendly WGM staffer help you register! Pay with cash, check, credit card, or WGM gift certificate. Check our office hours here.
Pay by mail
- Send check and registration information to:
Weavers Guild of Minnesota
3000 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414
- Include your name, email, phone, address and class number and title.
Other payment policies
WGM charges a $40 fee for checks returned with not sufficient funds (NSF).
Weavers Guild of Minnesota transactions are processed by PayPal, our trusted credit card merchant and point of sale service provider. You do not need to have a PayPal account in order to complete the transaction.
Weavers Guild of Minnesota (WGM) reserves the right to cancel any class or workshop at any time. Classes without the minimum enrollment 8 days prior to the first scheduled session may be cancelled. Registered students will be notified and a full refund will be issued.
Withdrawals & Refunds
If you need to withdraw from a class, please notify WGM of a withdrawal as soon as possible as some classes have waiting lists. Students withdrawing 8 or more days before a class starts will receive a refund of their tuition minus a $20.00 processing fee. As of January 1, 2019: Students withdrawing within 7 or fewer days prior to the beginning of a class will receive a 50% tuition refund.
Visiting Artist Workshops
Workshop participants cancelling at least 30 calendar days prior to the start of a workshop will receive a full refund of their tuition minus a $25 processing fee. Students cancelling between 30 and 8 days before the workshop begins will receive a 50% tuition refund. Participants cancelling within 7 or fewer days prior to the beginning of a workshop will forfeit their tuition.
Other policies and class information
Youth & Teens
Youth and teens ages 9 to 17 are welcome in many regular WGM classes. Parents or guardians are expected to register for the class in addition to the youth student. It’s fun and a great way to explore arts activities together! Before registering, check with the office at 612-436-0463 or firstname.lastname@example.org to see if the class is appropriate for youth.
Guide to Skill Levels
Student is new to the subject and has no experience. Beginners are first-timers or individuals who would like a refresher in the topic.
examples of classes: Beginning Floor Loom Weaving, Beginning Rag Rug Weaving, Beginning Spinning, Ready, Set, Weave on a Rigid Heddle Loom,
Advanced Beginning (AB)
Student has some experience, (one to three classes in the subject). These courses are for beginners who want to continue but would like to develop more skill and technique.
examples of classes: Exploring Twills (Floor Loom), Scandinavian Rag Rug I (Rag Rug), Beyond Beginning Spinning
Student is familiar with the subject and has some experience. Students have completed several classes and have a developed vocabulary as well as a general knowledge of the subject. The instructor will assume you need some direction but students should be comfortable starting and finishing projects.
examples of classes: Stripes and Structures (Floor Loom), Time for Twills (Rag Rug), The Power of Pick-Up on the Rigid Heddle
Student is capable of working independently and has a high skill level in the medium. Experience can vary, but usually students have several years of training or have thoroughly developed their skills and technique.
Classes offer a basic introduction in the subject and provide an opportunity for a higher level of practice and skill. The instructor works one-on-one with students to develop technique, subject matter and goals. Class projects are individually tailored to meet the needs of the student.