The Northwest Regional Spinners Association is a four state network of local organizations which

  • promotes the art and craft of handspinning
  • provides a communication network for spinners in the Pacific Northwest
  • gives handspinners an opportunity to share, learn, educate, and work together on a regional basis
  • sponsors seminars, workshops and an annual conference for  members and the general public

NwRSA Local Areas

NwRSA is organized into 3 Districts within which are 22 Local Areas. Local Area groups meet at least monthly and organize local and regional spinning events and activities. The NwRSA Board is made up of Directors elected by each District and local Area. Click on LOCAL AREAS for meeting information, maps and local contacts.

Membership Information

 Membership is open to anyone at least 16 years old interested in spinning who lives in Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington. Non-voting associate memberships are available for Guilds and for spinners outside this four-state region.

  • Individual Memberships are $25 per year.
  • Family Memberships (for more than one member living at the same address) are $30 per year.
  • Associate Memberships (for Guilds and those living outside the region) are $25 per year.

Membership Application

Individual or Family Membership Form

Group Membership Form

Bylaws and Procedures Manual

NwRSA operates under its BYLAWS.  Organizational policies and procedures are codified in its PROCEDURES MANUAL. Both documents may be viewed or downloaded in PDF format by clicking on their links.


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