ArlingtonWeaves Etc.

Young woman enjoys weaving on large loom

About the Program

ArlingtonWeaves, Etc. (previously named The Woodmont Weavers program) is located in the Department of Human Services (DHS) complex in Arlington, Virginia. It is a self-employment program supporting individuals with disabilities to engage in meaningful employment. Participants within the program learn to weave and produce handcrafted woven art and includes color tote bags, pencil cases and so much more. One hundred percent of the proceeds for each item are given to the artisan who created it.

ArlingtonWeaves, Etc. was started by a group of parents with children with disabilities in the mid-1970’s as part of the Adult Development Center in Arlington, Virginia. In 2003, the county chose ServiceSource to operate the program. ArlingtonWeaves, Etc. teaches independence and technical skills and

The art of weaving can be therapeutic to individuals with disabilities as they increase motor skills, strengthen memory and concentration and develop their confidence. The program also teaches independence, technical and social skills and self-sufficiency. The program also supports individuals to prepare for and engage in meaningful employment and training. Artisans produce handcrafted woven art and products, from tote bags to scarves to pencil cases and so much more.

Shop Online

Visit our Etsy Marketplace to purchase and shop our products: www.etsy.com/shop/bloomweaves

Products

ArlingtonWeaves, Etc. products are handwoven and sewn locally by talented and mindful hands, with each item as unique as the next. At ArlingtonWeaves, Etc., we use the highest quality natural textile materials. Many of our items are made from Tencel, Cotton or Bamboo, all in vibrant colors, textures and designs.

 Our tote bags range from large to small and are priced between $22 – $60. We also carry small to large pouches priced between $10 – $15.

Location

2110 Washington Boulevard

Sequoia II, Third Floor

Arlington, VA 22204

Contact

For more information on this program, email arlingtonweaves@servicesource.org or visit our Contact Us page.

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