Land of Lincoln Basketweavers Association


Local Guilds and News

Basket Art Guild

Springfield/Decatur. Meets every other month mostly on the 3rd or 4th Sunday afternoon. Website is:  Questions?  Contact Yvonne Fahringer at


Bloomington Basket Weavers

Meets once a month on the 4th Monday night from 6 - 9 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall , Bloomington,

Illinois. Weavers alternate teaching” duties. Contact Jennifer Schrof at 309-862-1663 or or Mary Ann Ford at


Little Egypt Basket Weavers

Meets at the United Methodist Church in Mount Vernon, Illinois.

Contact Christie Carron at 618-978-3543 or


Quad-Cities Basketry Guild

Northwest Illinois and eastern Iowa group. Contact Christine Fink, 901 West Davenport St.,

Eldridge, IA 52748, 563-285-6757 or email:

Monthly meetings/open weaves/classes.


Raising Cane Guild

Pontiac. Weavers meet weekly for open weaves. For more information, contact Sue Hiatt,

815-844-7933 or


River Valley Weavers Guild

Eldred. Weavers meet the 3rd Monday of each month at the Eldred Baptist Church Fellowship Hall
at 6:30 p.m. Contact Diane Wolfley for information at 217-983-2370.


Sinnissippi Basket Guild

Rockton, IL. Weavers meet the Tuesday of each month at the Methodist Church. Contact Anne

Johnson for information at 815-332-9672.

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