Amana Arts Guild
The arts and crafts of the Amanas were originally German in origin, functional in design, and practiced in order to help maintain the community's self-sufficiency. Practical items were often embellished with beautiful designs and color.
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the traditional arts forms exist. The Amana residents still practice woodworking, willow basketry, needlework of all kinds. quilting, blacksmithing, rug-making and weaving. The culinary arts of cooking, smoking meat, making wine, baking bread and brewing beer are other thriving traditions.
Today, as Amana artisans grow older, every effort is being made to pass on their knowledge to the next generation.
American Crafts Council
The Council is today the leading voice for the crafts in America, celebrating the remarkable achievement of the many gifted artists working in the media of clay, fiber, glass, metal, wood and other materials.
Dallas Area Fiber Guild
The purpose of the Dallas Area Fiber Artists, Inc. is to:
Promote and advance fiber art with the education of its members and the public through exhibitions, workshops, wearable art style shows, and educational activities.
Promote mutual understanding and cooperation in artistic endeavor among fiber arts organizations.
Promote mutual understanding and cooperation in artistic endeavor among Dallas area arts organizations
Ozark Folk Center
The Ozark Folk Center Crafts Village has over 20 artisans demonstrating pioneer crafts and the skills used by Ozark Mountain people in the 19th and early 20th centuries. These skills have become heritage crafts - Basket Weaving, Broom Making, Blacksmithing, Wood Stove Cooking, Pottery, Knife Making, Weaving, Quilting, Wood Carving, Lye Soap Making, Dress Making, Herb Gardening, Coopering, Doll Making, Musical Instrument Construction, the Foot Lathe, Candles and more. Living Histories based on real people who lived in these Southern Ozark Mountains are presented each day; giving a glimpse of life the way it was a hundred years ago.
Valley Fiber Life
Online fiber arts magazine, filled with articles on mixed media, weaving, spinning, dyeing, quilting, basketry, felting, tapestries, paper art, book art, international fiberarts, quilting, and much more. Welcome!
Vermont Sheep and Goat Association
VSGA's mission is to support, improve and strengthen the Vermont sheep and goat community and its infrastructure.
Our website has an array of resources to help you along the way including useful in-state and national contacts, educational opportunities, a reference library, grant and lending opportunities, and animal health alerts. We are now offering our members an online marketplace, where you can post items for sale or post requests for items you're looking to buy.
Alpaca Ontario represents the collective interests of Alpaca Owners and Breeders in Ontario to actively promote the awareness of the Alpaca and related fibre industry, encourage through education the highest quality Alpaca husbandry and breeding practices and foster interaction among its members.
Duchess County Sheep and Wool Growers Association
The sponsoring organization for the annual New York Sheep and Wool festival, Rhinebeck, NY. Sheep, fiber, crafts, eduction and family fun all blend with a beautiful fall backdrop.
European Textile Network
One website for three independent textile organisations working in close coordination; European Textile Network, the NET Cultural Foundation, and the Textile Forum Service. Thematic links to the latest issue of Textile Forum magazine.
First, it is our mission to provide love, a sense of security, warmth and comfort to children who are seriously ill, traumatized, or otherwise in need through the gifts of new, handmade blankets and afghans, lovingly created by volunteer "blanketeers."
Second, it is our mission to provide a rewarding and fun service opportunity for interested individuals and groups in local communities, for the benefit of children.