Textiles West Innovation Lab
TWIL is our makerspace at Manitou Arts Center, Manitou Springs, Colorado.
Opened on July 1st, 2017, TWIL serves as a hub for all things fiber-related in the community. This space is already equipped with sewing machines, floor and table looms, print tables, knitting machines and a large dye lab. Equipment and the dye lab are available for rent. Perfect for collaborations, bigger projects and just to get out of the house.
Make sure to become a member to take advantage of all this space has to offer!
Open Studio Hours for Textiles West and MAC Members
Sunday and Monday 8am-8pm
Tuesday and Thursday 1pm-8pm
Find us at
513 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
Upcoming Classes at TWIL
looms, spinning wheels, carder, winder
all the tools you need to weave the piece you imagine.
TWIL has a selection of 4 large floor looms and multiple tabletop looms that are available to rent. You must be certified before making a reservation.
Textiles West and MAC Members enjoy free rental of our looms.
Fees for non-members:
floor looms $40 per week
table top looms $15 per week
To reserve your weaving time visit our Google appointment calendar
If you do not use Google and do not want to create an account please email us to reserve your space: firstname.lastname@example.org
no more dyeing in your kitchen! use our fully outfitted dye lab to create beautiful fabrics and fibers.
domestic and industrial machines to stitch up a storm.
We have sewing machines and sergers for you to use to create the projects you dream about.
Certification is required before any machine use.
Sewing machine and Serger:
Juki industrial sewing machine rental rates: