Weavers Helping Weavers

Welcome to guilders weave 2020

January 16-19, 2020 Newport News Marriott at City Center

Guilders Weave (GW) is an adult weaving event hosted by Tidewater Basketry Guild of Virginia beginning Thursday evening, January 16, 2020 and continuing through early afternoon Sunday, January 19, 2020. To register as a member you must belong to one of the following guilds: The Basket Bunch, Central Pennsylvania Basketry Guild, Deer Creek Basketry Guild, High Country Basketry Guild, Tri-State Basketry Guild, or Tidewater Basketry Guild. Guild membership must be current at the time of the event. Others may sign up during open registration after the deadline for guild members has passed.


Kits for Sale!!

Guilders' Weave attendees:

This year we are offering pre-order/pre-pay kits from many of our teachers.  If you did not get in to your favorite class, why not order a kit and be sure that teachers don't run out of them at Marketplace.  If you would like to order any of the kits, please send me a note of which ones and a check made out to each teacher for each kit.  All kits will be available for pick up AT teacher marketplace on Friday night.   All kits MUST BE pre-paid!!  

The following teachers are offering kits for their baskets:

Anne Bowers--Triple Braided Margaret's Square

                                  Tapas Pot

                                    Baby Bump

Pati English--

                             Cross Over Knot Bowl

                             Colorful Cathead

                              A Basket Bouquet

                              Wine Lines

Gail Hutchinson--

                               Cross Over No Fail Cat

                               Baby Bushel

                               X's and Ohh's

                               Color Wheel

Carolyn Kemp--

                                 Birch Bark Necklace

                                 Fancy Flared Fiber Splint

                                 Arrows Tote

                                 Mini Sweetgrass Acorn Necklace

Annetta Kraayeveld--




Mary Normand--

                                 Hearth Broom

                                 Sweeping Broom

                                 Angel Wing Broom

                                 Cobweb Catcher

Jamie VanOekel--

                                 Randing Round Up

                                 Allie Mae

Pam Wilson--

                                 Demystifying Twills

                                 Ribbon and Lace

                                 Stormy Weather

                                To Market, To Market

Open Classes 9/15/19

The following classes still have openings after class assignments. If you have friends that haven't registered for classes yet, we have some great openings. 


Thursday and Friday

1A--Magazine Footstool

2A--Worth the Time


8A--Not Your Daily Grind

11A--Sweetgrass Trivets

14A--Super Duo Wrap


3B  Nantucket Guardian Angel

6B  Baby Bushel 

7B  Fancy Flared Fiber Splint

10B  Hilltop Chore

11B  Round Sewing Basket w/lid

12B  Sweeping Broom

13B  Uniquely Yours in Paper

14B  It's a Set Up

16B  Shaker Tea Spoon

17B  Cedar in Many Colors

19B  Allie Mae

20B  Nantucket Double Wine Carrier


5C  A Basket Bouquet

7C  Arrows Tote

8C  Beaded Bumble Bee Jasper Cabochon

11C  Oval Sweetgrass w/Twisted Rim

12C  Angel Wing Broom

13C  Uniquely Yours in Copper

14C  Nature's Garden

16C  7" Shaker Fruit

21C  Stormy Weather


3D  Small Nantucket Sand Pail

7D  Mini Sweetgrass Acorn Basket

11D  It's Your Sweetgrass Basket

12D Cobweb Catcher

17D  Chase Twine Sweetgrass Necklace

20D  Small Nantucket Pedestal

NEW This Year At GW!! Max the Knife Sharpening Guy

Saturday only.....from 10:00 until 2:00

Scissors small--$3 others--$6 each

Kitchen Knives $5 each

Perfect time to get all of your basket weaving scissors sharepened!! 

Cash--Checks--Credit Cards accepted

Weaving...for the "love" of it!!

It's here..everything you need to know for GW20. 

Click here for GW20 Classes being offered.  See the section below to print the GW 20 classes. 

Read about our teachers here-Teacher Bios. 

Below you can download all forms and information needed for GW20.


Make your hotel reservations now!! Remember, the hotel has blocked off a certain number of rooms for us and this also keeps YOUR costs for the event down.  We need to fill up these rooms or possibly face costs increases.  If you need a roommate, please reach out to Tina Plageman.  

Rooms are two DOUBLE beds or one KING.
Below you will find the reservation link you can use to make online reservations.
Individuals may call the reservation system at 866-329-1758 and ask for the "Guilders Weave" group block.

Newport News Marriott at City Center 


Guilders Weave 2020  

1/16/2020 to 1/19/2020

Preferred Rate:
Start date: 1/12/20
End date: 1/24/20
Last day to book: 12/15/19

Marriott hotel(s) offering your special group rate:
*  Newport News Marriott at City Center  for 113.00 USD  per night

Book your group rate for Guilders Weave 2020 <http://www.marriott.com/meeting-event-hotels/group-corporate-travel/groupCorp.mi?resLinkData=Guilders%20Weave%202020%5Ephfoy%60GWNGWNA%7CGWNGWNB%7CGWNGWNI%60113.00%60USD%60false%604%601/12/20%601/24/20%6012/15/19&app=resvlink&stop_mobi=yes>     




Looking for something else, have a question, feel free to email us.   

Tina Plageman ,  Chair 


Wendy Holcombe, Co-Chair