Links to Fiber Arts Links
Craft Design Plans
A series of workshop plans (including spinning wheels and looms) by David Bryant started over 20 years ago in response to requests from woodworkers.
Craft Revival Digital Documentation
The Craft Revival project's primary objective is to create a web-based digital history documenting the Craft Revival movement that occurred in western North Carolina from 1895 to1945. A main component of the project is a virtual collection of documents, photographs, craft objects, and artifacts that tells the story of the Craft Revival. This virtual collection, along with several others, is maintained by Western Carolina University's Hunter Library.
Damask Weavers' Network
The International Damask weavers' Network supports this site as a source for information about exhibits, current trends, equipment and other aspects of damask and related weaving techniques. Past issues of the newsletters are available.
Descendants of the Incas
This site is brought to you by the Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco, Peru, a special project of Cultural Survival, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Nilda Callañaupa living in Cusco, Peru serving as Project Coordinator. Numerous photos of the local weaving culture, as well as textiles.
Espanola Valley Fiber Arts Center
EVFAC is a non-profit whose mission is to preserve and promote the rich textile heritage of Northern New Mexico by providing learning and teaching experiences for all ages and backgrounds, and by providing encouragement and training towards economic sustainability in the fiber arts. Stop by to shop, learn, visit, connect and find inspiration.
Leclerc Looms produces several of the most commonly owned loom models in North America. The recently developed WeaveBird, a 24 shaft computerized loom, has gained high praise from weavers. A new weaving patttern is offered every other month, and two complete books of weaving basics are available free for download.
The LoveCrafts Family features sites for kntting, crochet, makers and markets for individual artists. Access free how-to videos, photo essays and the community of like-minded fiber enthusiasts.
Paula Burch's All About Hand Dyeing
Prolific information about all aspects of hand dyeing including clearly written technical information, forums, FAQs, links to suppliers, instructions and a gallery.
The Weavers' Friend
The website is a repository of loom manuals, general weaving questions, documentaries of loom restorations. Find a manual, contribute a manual, or sign up for The Weavers Friend Newsletter.
Woad--Sarah's Natural Colour
Sarah Dalziel has been developing a strain of Dyer's Woad for Canada's climate. She shares her research results as well as the historical current and future use of woad as a sustainable dye source.