Guild House is the classroom space for the Contemporary Handweavers of Houston. Contemporary Handweavers of Houston (CHH) is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to promoting interest in handweaving, spinning and related textile arts through teaching, hosting workshops, demonstrations and study groups.

Guild House is now at 1425 Blalock Rd, Suite 202, Houston, Texas 77055. Guild House is usually open Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10-3.


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  • Roc Day – January 8

    Join us to Celebrate Roc Day – Cancelled

    Roc Day/St Distaff Day – Mark your calendar for January 8, 2022 10 am – 2 pm @ the Guild House.  Saint Distaff’s Day (also known as Distaff Day, Roc Day or Rock Day) is the day when spinners go back to work after the holidays. 

    From Spin Off Magazine,  “Spinners are everywhere you look, including religion and mythology. Even though spinning saints are less well known than weaving deities—the weaver Athena is more famous than the spinner Clotho—we spinners have our patron saints. And so we celebrate Saint Distaff’s Day on January 7, the day after Epiphany.But there’s one problem: there’s no such person as Saint Distaff.Saint Distaff’s Day (also known as Distaff Day, Roc Day, or Rock Day) is the day when spinners go back to work after the holidays. Most of what we know about Saint Distaff’s Day comes from a poem called “Saint Distaff’s Day, or the Morrow After Twelfth Day,” by Robert Herrick from his 1648 book Hesperides.”

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    Join us to Celebrate Roc Day – Cancelled Roc Day/St Distaff Day – Mark your calendar for January 8, 2022 10 am – 2 pm @ the Guild House.  Saint Distaff’s Day (also known as Distaff Day, Roc Day or Rock Day) is the day when spinners go back to work after the holidays.  From Spin Off Magazine,  “Spinners ...

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