Archive: September 2021

Great Northern Yarn Company

Rug yarns, Crochet supplies, Looms, Books....

MAFA 2021 “Escape” Fiber Art Exhibit eBook

Exhibit entries and project information from the 2021 MAFA Conference “Escape” Fiber Art Exhibit.   Download the 2021 Fiber Art eBook HERE....

MAFA 2021 Fashion Exhibit eBook

Exhibit entries and project information from the 2021 MAFA Conference Fashion Exhibit.   Download the 2021 Fashion eBook HERE....

MAFA 2021 Towel Exchange eBook

Towels and project information from the 2021 MAFA Conference Towel Exchange.   Download the 2021 Towel eBook HERE....

MAFA 2019 Towel Exchange eBook

Towels and project information from the 2019 MAFA Conference Towel Exchange.   Download the eBook HERE....

Thousand Islands Arts Center

The Thousand Islands Arts Center ~ Home of the Handweaving Museum is a nonprofit educational institution concerned with preserving the skills of traditional artists and artisans and supporting the heritage arts. The Arts Center maintains a year round arts curriculum, a permanent textile collection and...

Silk City Fibers

Home to the world’s finest yarns. We stock thousands of colors in a wide assortment of yarns styles put up on cones for immediate delivery....

Staubitz, Jill – Weaving

I teach online Zoom classes for weavers interested in designing and understanding weaving structures. They are live, discussion-based classes that are lots of fun and informative. I currently have classes on Overshot, Blended Drafts, and Designing 8 Shaft Huck Lace. My website is modernweaver.com....

Romatka, Marilyn – Tablet Weaving

I have various popular multimedia Guild Programs available via Zoom for your members, ranging from Tablet Weaving to the production of Uzbek ikat. Most happy to share my experiences and travel with you!  Email me for details. I also have 6 different hands-on video classes,...

Essen, Deb – Weaving

Offering weaving classes and presentations for guilds in-person OR on-line via Zoom (or other preferred on-line meeting program). Visit my website for the list of classes. Yes, I take requests! Email me at info@djehandwovens.com to discuss classes and scheduling....

Weiss, Wendy – Ikat and Dyeing

One hour lecture and discussion of single warp ikat in India. Video clips, images, and verbal description provide a detailed view of the steps of the warp preparation for ikat in a small town in rural Gujarat, as well as in Odisha and Telangana. This...

Buckley, Elizabeth – Tapestry

I offer Zoom PowerPoint lectures to guilds and tapestry groups, similar to what I have presented for in-person programs. Through screen-sharing, the groups can see the slides, and there will be opportunity to ask questions as well. These last one to 1.5 hours.  “From Idea...

Tong, Angela – Knitting, RH weaving

Recently Vogue started holding virtual events for Vogue Knitting Live. I taught at their first event in May 2020 and will be teaching at the June 2020 event. The instructors teach the classes through Zoom....

Harrisville Designs – Potholder Wizard

Design patterns and color combinations for potholders and pin looms with the Potholder Wizard....

Neilson, Rosalie – Weaving

While Rosalie isn’t teaching online, she has generously shared with our guilds her “Block Time” game for Creating 4-Part Symmetric Patterns. Find info on her website (look for Block Time), or download the PDF....

Zawistoski, Patsy – Spinning, RH weaving

I plan to be ready to present online guild programs by August 2020. I’m working on teaching featuring slides, face to face conversation, showing prepared videos, and managing the sound components....

Tarses, Bonnie – Weaving

I am in the process of determining the best way to deliver a guild presentation or workshop, and I am working on an advanced method of doing a color horoscope weaving. Contact me to discuss....

Spady, Robyn – Weaving

I will be offering a collection of classes online via Zoom. I am anticipating they will be 60-90 minutes in length....

Lancaster, Daryl – Weaving, Sewing

I have about 15 different lectures, all 1-2 hour, that are already on PowerPoint and can be done remotely. Ultimately I’m looking to do a video set up, offer videos, and even live classes....

Donde, Karen – Weaving

I am moving in the direction of online teaching, and live presentations or short classes for guilds is a good place to start. I am excited to talk to member guilds about options. Download a list of subjects from my in-person class offerings that seemed...

Museum of Arts and Design Online Learning Lab: In the Studio with Suzanne Tick

A textile designer, weaver, and artist working with unconventional materials, Suzanne Tick demonstrates how she used dry-cleaning plastic bags and clothing hangers to create the weaving Matter....

Kovnat, Denise – Weaving

Presenting lectures and workshops online via Zoom. Visit www.denisekovnat.com and go to “Workshops and Lectures” for more information. A weaver since 1998, Denise teaches at conferences and guilds across the U.S. and Canada, focusing on parallel threadings, collapse techniques, painted warps and Deflected Double Weave....

Penland School of Crafts

An international center for craft education dedicated to helping people live creative lives. Penland offers one-, two-, and eight-week workshops in books, paper, clay, drawing, glass, iron, metals, photography, printmaking, letterpress, textiles, and wood. The school also offers artists’ residencies, local programs, and a gallery...

Southeast Fiber Forum (SEFF)

Biennial conference held in April of odd years, hosted by the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts....

Joan Griffin Tapestry Workshops

Spend a weekend learning the fundamentals of tapestry weaving in a very small group setting in a working tapestry studio surrounded by all things tapestry. All supplies provided. For more info and upcoming dates, visit the website or email Joan Griffin at joangriffintapestry@gmail.com....

Handweavers Guild of America

HGA is an international membership association created to encourage excellence, inspire creativity, and preserve fiber arts traditions through education and community. HGA produces a quarterly magazine, Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot; a biennial international fiber arts conference, Convergence; an annual juried exhibition of small fiber artworks,...

Complex Weavers

Complex Weavers aims to expand the boundaries of handweaving, encourage weavers to develop their own creative styles, inspire through research, documentation, and the sharing of innovative ideas and information with fellow weavers through study groups, seminars, quarterly journal and biennial exhibition....

American Tapestry Alliance

A non-profit organization supporting the fine arts medium of contemporary handwoven tapestry....

Shenandoah Valley Fiber Festival

Each September at the Clarke County Ruritan Fair Grounds...

Weaving and Fiber Arts Center

The Weaving and Fiber Arts Center has provides over fifty courses year round, days, nights and weekends, for all skill levels, for youth and adults....

Florida Tropical Weavers Conference (FTWC)

Held each March in Leesburg, Florida....

Gist Yarn

Yarn and fiber for weaving, knitting/crochet, and spinning....

Convergence (HGA)

Biennial conference in even years presented by the Handweavers Guild of America (HGA) in locations around the country....

Ravelry

Social networking service that  functions as an organizational tool for a variety of fiber arts including knitting, crocheting, spinning, and weaving. Members share information, projects, and ideas....

Weavolution

Online, international handweaving community....

Weavecast, by Syne Mitchell

Weavecast is an internet-based talk radio show about handweaving. Each episode includes an interview with weavers about their craft, share the latest news from the weaving world, and tell tales from the weaving life....

VÄV – the magazine

A Scandinavian weaving magazine, available in English. 4 issues a year....

The Journal for Weavers, Spinners and Dyers

Published on behalf of the Association of Guilds of Spinners Weavers and Dyers, this UK-based Journal covers a wide range of textile subjects, including articles on historic textile techniques and cutting edge modern design. 4 issues in a year....

Handwoven Magazine

A weaver’s companion, textile travelogue, pattern book, and weave structure textbook, Handwoven is a place to discover new patterns, learn to create original designs, and find solutions to weaving challenges. U.S. subscription. Five issues in a year, watch for specials...

Complex Weavers Journal

“Encouraging curiosity, exploration, innovation in weaving,” Complex Weavers publishes articles from members within the organization. 3 issues in a year...

John C. Campbell Folk School

The Folk School provides experiences in non-competitive learning and community life that are joyful and enlivening, and offers year-round weeklong and weekend classes for adults in craft, art, music, dance, cooking, gardening, nature studies, photography and writing....

Shuttle, Spindle & Dyepot

The Handweavers Guild of America’s award-winning quarterly journal features a broad spectrum of articles about the fiber arts, including design, history, shows, education, products, books, national and international textile news, as well as updates about HGA programs and people, and information received from local and...