The Suppliers Directory is a great way to find just about anything fiber related, much of which is not listed anywhere else on the internet. If you don't find what your looking for, try using the "Supplier Search" on the right side. If you are a fiber supplier or you know of a good one we're missing, please use the "Add a Supplier" link on the right.
Include sources for basketmaking materials, patterns and instruction as well as basketmakers' galleries, studios, gatherings and publications.
B & C Emporium
204 Trowbridge st
Allegan, MICHIGAN 49010 USA
We carry reeds, as well as chair cane, fibre rush, braid for wicker repair, as well as original and reproduction hardware for furniture and home, as well as trunk parts, lamp parts, wood parts. polishes and cleaners. As well in the store we carry rustic log furniture as well as oak furniture and all the acessories for the home. Stop by you never know what you might find at B & C Emporium, Allegan, Michigan
3741 W Houghton Lake Dr
Houghton Lake, MI 48629 US
Online store has everything one could imagine in the world of basketry, includeing 1500 online patterns available for online ordering.
Basket Workshops on Salt Spring Island
Fulford Harbour, BC V8K 2P2 CA
Beginner and intermediate classes. Variety of techniques, traditional natural materials and reed. Studio at 1496 Beddis Road Salt Spring Island, B.C. Canada.
Donna Sakamoto Crispin Basketmaker
Eugene, OR USA
Donne Sakamoto Crispin: I've been weaving for 19 years, and teaching workshops for 18 years. I've taught people of all ages, from first grade through senior citizens. I offer a variety of basketry classes, including my own personal designs, in addition to papermaking, silk papermaking, and basic bookbinding.
Suppliers of dyes and materials, instructions, dyeing services and publications.
28906 East 749 Road
Wagoner, OK 74467 USA
We not only sell natural dyes, but wool yardage suitable for dyeing and hand-dyed (using either natural dyes or acid dyes) wool yardage suitable for rug hooking, penny rug making or quilting. You can find us on etsy and we also take phone/internet orders.
1825 SE 7th Avenue
Portland, OR USA
Apa Ini is an importer of handmade objects from various parts of the world, including textiles, rugs and decorative objects. Sales are online, through trunk shows and at the gallery, announced via e-mail only.
1134 West Agarita
San Antonio, TX 78201 USA
Multi Colored Printing with Interfacing Stencil- CD and a 3 DVD set: "Complex Cloth - The Workshops," a step by step demonstration of the techniques drawn from her book "Complex Cloth." Janes's workshop schedule, Heart Cloth Quarterly subscriptions.
Artisan Natural Dyeworks
5001 Indiana Ave
Nashville, TN 37209 USA
Artisan Natural Dyeworks is an artisanal dyehouse based in Nashville, Tennessee, specializing in the use of all-natural plant- and earth-based dyes to dye garments, piece goods and production yardage. As one of the only U.S. based companies to provide natural dye services at a scale suitable for independent designers, we collaborate with nature and you to create ecologically-friendly colors for your fashion line. We grow and gather our own dye materials, work with farmers to cultivate natural dye plants on a larger scale, and design and use minimal-waste systems to create distinctive colors for your clothing lines.
Includes sites offering all methods of enhancing knowledge and skills, including conference workshops and seminars, ongoing classes offered by organizations and institutions of higher learning, private instruction, lesson plans, museums, history and scientific research specific to textiles.
Alchemy Fibre Designs
4 Chippewa Street East
Cayuga, ON N0A 1E0 Canada
Specializing in handspun and handpainted yarns, handwovens, knits and spinning fibres.
Alison Irwin, Handweaver
383 Arbutus Avenue
Duncan, BC V9L 5X6 Canada
Alison offeres classes, ideas, and help for both beginner and more experienced weavers in her Maple Bay studio. Alison will also travel; ask about guild rates. Download free instructions for her Text Tiles from Handwoven Mmagazine's website-only project at www.handwovenmagazine.com.
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts
Gatlinburg, TN 37728 US
Art classes and craft classes for everyone from the novice to the professional. Craft education is the reason and being for Arrowmont, and for over 50 years the school has dedicated its resources to nurturing the creative talents of individuals. Courses are one and two weeks (or a weekend) in length and require students to be in attendance Sunday through Friday. Fax: 865-430-4101
Art Workshops in Guatemala
4758 Lyndale Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55409 US
Art Workshops in Guatemala strives to provide a new and renewing experience for creative souls. Through contact with a world so different from our own we expand our horizons - not only artistically - but also in many other ways. Fax: (612) 825-6637
Information and supplies for beading, surface design such as screen printing, passementarie (tassels and cords), braiding, Kumihimo, jewelry, embroidery, tatting, bobbin lace.
Art Button Works
1299 Buck Hollow Rd.
Fairfax, VT 05454 US
One-of-a-kind handmade buttons created by two Vermont artists for fabric and yarn artisans who are creating garments, bags, hats, and scarves. Custom orders are welcome!
B. Toucan Inc.
4920 Contractors Dr
East Wenatchee, WA 98802 US
A wholesaler and distributor of all types of beading threads, cords, stringing materials and jewelry supplies. Crafters, jewelry designers and weavers (see our linens and ultra-fine hemp yarn) will find a wide variety of stringing, knotting and stitching cords. Let us be your one source for: organza ribbon, Beadalon jewelry wire, beading needles, craft wire, Gossamer Floss, Griffin Silk beading thread, hemp twines & yarns, memory wire, beading threads, Stretch Magic, 1mm & 2mm cords, jewelry tools, Greek leather and more. Just about every type of bead stringing material known is available here. Great service, great prices and a toll free number so you can talk to a real person.
Blueprints On Fabric
20504 81st Ave SW
Vashon Island, WA 98070 USA
Blueprints On Fabric provides natural fiber fabrics and watercolor paper - hand treated for cyanotype. Cyanotype is a 19th century photographic technique also known as blueprinting or sunprinting. All of our products are pre-washed, hand treated, dried and sealed in light proof bags - ready to print. Just add sun, water and your imagination!
913 saint charles
saint Lambert, QC J4P 2T8 Canada
514 568 0250
Custom made sheep wool mattresses,comforters and pillows for trailers and boats.
Supplies and instruction for wet and needle felting and felting services.
PO Box 678
Linden, ALBERTA T0M 1J0 Canada
fiber mill in central Alberta Canada. We process wool, alpaca/llama, mohair, silk etc from raw to roving or yarns.
449 Shane Street
Odessa, ONTARIO K0H2H0 Canada
57 colours of mixed breed wool fabulous for both wet and needle felting, needles, 12 colours merino roving. Also a Waldorf education resource company. Owner, with her mother, is feltmaker, Andrea Graham.
Innerwick, EAST LOTHIAN EH42 1QT United Kingdom
01368 840 326
Supplier of raw Shetland cross soft fleeces.
Celtic Moon Fibreworks
26289 96th. Ave.
Maple Ridge, BC V2W 1K3 Canada
Real and virtual classes, spinning, weaving and needlefelting supplies, progressive yardage felting machines, and much more!
Fiber and Fleece
Suppliers of protein, cellulosic and man-made fibers, raw or processed and ready for spinning or felting.
4 Lazy J Ranch
Beggs, OKLAHOMA 74421 United States
I raise Pygora Goats and sell the goats and fiber.
A & B Fiberworks
PO Box 678
Linden, ALBERTA T0M 1J0 Canada
We raise alpaca and suri llamas and have fibers such as alpaca, llama, mohair, wool, silk, etc. for your spinning pleasure. We are also a custom processing mill, with no minimum order sizes. We can process your alpaca, llama, wool, mohair, etc. fiber to roving, or through to finished yarns. Please feel free to give us a call and see what we have in stock at any given time, as it is ever changing.
A Fehrenbach Farms
8057 Albrecht Rd
Karlin, MI 49643 usa
We raise llamas and sell a variety of llama products including yarn, fleece, felt, roving, and batting. All natural.
A to Z Alpacas
Vauxhall, ALBERTA T0K 2K0 Canada
We own over 200 alpacas and have lots of high quality alpaca fiber. We spend a lot of time cleaning our fleeces and you can be sure to get skirted high quality fiber with very little to no vegetable matter or dirt! Alpaca comes in many natural colors, we dye as well!
Knitting and Crochet
Includes suppliers which emphasize the techniques, offering advice, patterns, information and charitable opportunities.
Angelika's Yarn Store
2110 N Lake Rd
Lakeside, OREGON 97449 USA
Extremely large selection of knitting needles and crochet hooks. Large supplier of Lorna's Laces Hand dyed yarns and Cascade Yarns.
32 Country Club Rd.
Newton Centre, MA 02459 U.S
Bettz Designs crafts and sells retail on the internet and wholesale to knitting and yarn stores knittings bags and totes, knitting needle cases and knitting accessory cases. Our bags come in over fifty different fabrics, including tapestry, tapestry chenille, patchwork madras, corduroy, velvet, damask, silk, etc. Many of our bags can be trimmed with ribbon. All our knitting bags, totes and needle cases are handcrafted in the U.S.A.
PO Box 241
Budgewoi, NSW 2262 Australia
0403 068 106
Ecoyarn offers products for the environmentally aware. Find fabrics, finished garments, yarns and fibres for spinning, as well as dyes and tools. E-mail contact form on website.
Aubrey Pottage, Cheryl Jeffery, Tanis Pottage
5062 Mount Albert Road East
Mt Albert, ON L0G 1M0 Canada
A family owned business dedicated to supplying knitteres, spinners and weavers. Some workshops and classes available.
Producers of fiber-producing animals such as sheep, llama, alpaca, angora goats and rabbits.
Alpacas La Dee Da
4161 County Road K
Orland, CALIFORNIA 95963 United States
We raise alpacas for their lovely soft fiber for spinners and weavers. All colors are available. Many have been breed to the best on the West Coast.
Alpacas of Fair Meadows Farm
4131 53rd St SE
Auburn, WA 98092-8433 US
Fair Meadows Farm is a family business. Hand processed Alpaca and Llama Top is Fair Meadows Farm's signature product We sell Alpacas, Llamas, Fleeces, Fiber, Manure, Yarn, Garments, Handpickers Helpers, and Wrist Distaffs. We will be able to board Alpacas beginning in 2001.
Alpacas of Pannonia Farm
Grants Pass, OR USA
Alpacas offered for breeding or fiber production. Many natural colors in shades of fawns, browns, silver & rose grays, blacks and whites. Easy to care for, huggable investment.
Andes Angora Knitting Yarns & Sweaters
1802 North Carson St., Suite 212
Carson City, NV 89701 US
Knitting Yarn: from fleece to finished knitwear, accessories or beautiful accents with hand spun angora rabbit yarns. For non-orders call: 1-702-947-0567.
Suppliers and free sources for books, software, videos, CDs, e-publications and articles.
A Weaverly Path
The Groove Productions
401 B-1 Foster Street
Durham, NORTH CAROLINA 27701 USA
62 min. documentary of Swiss-born tapestry weaver Silvia Heyden, who at 84 continues to produce stunning, modernist tapestries. A production of The Southern Documentary Fund (SDF).
Adamsville Yarn Converter
PO Box 394
Adamsville, RI 02801 US
Adamsville Yarn Converter is a free, simple to use program that quickly provides equivalents for multiple yarn measurements.
Alpacas of Tualatin Valley
John and Lorna Nelson Frank
22750 Rosedale Road
Beaverton, OR 97007 US
Specializing in white, fawn, red and black animals in both alpacas and suris, we have also developed a large selection of silver huacaya. See our Products for garments, yarn and roving.
Willagee, WA AU
If you enjoy designing Aran sweaters but find it tedious or difficult to chart original stitch patterns, let AranPaint do all the hard work for you. Free demo.
Sites which focus on fashion design and/or the production of clothing, including manufacturers, fabric and notions, proper care, costuming, etc.
122 Cumming Dr
Barrie, ONTARIO Canada
One of North America's leading experts on digitizing and embroidery for the corporate and home marketplace. Stock designs for most household sewing systems. Online ordering.
All About Blanks
1849 Manor Oak Lane
Buford, GEORGIA 30519 US
Beautiful linen embroidery blanks to embellish
189 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02474 US
Simple, elegant clothing either made here or by other designers. A great selection of garment patterns, supplies and embellishments for the fiber artist. Fiber ats classes and sewing lessons also offered.
Atlanta Thread & Supply Company
695 Red Oak Road
Stockbridge, GA 30281 US
USA distributors of sewing supplies and equipment. Hundreds of items.
Suppliers primarily of spinning equipment and accessories, books, CDs, videos, and instruction. Naturally, there is overlap with weaving and needle arts.
PO Box 678
Linden, ALBERTA T0M 1J0 Canada
We are a fiber mill in central Alberta Canada, producing alpaca and alpaca blends yarns along with wool, mohair, silk etc. We produce our own fiber from our alpacas, and do custom fiber processing for other spinning and weaving artists.
3 West Harwood Crofts
West Calder, WEST LOTHIAN EH55 8LT Scotland
0131 208 0710
Makers of 21st Century handspinning equipment, including modular spindles and the computer controlled Alien Spinner (V2 currently in planning).
Alpaca Yarn USA
5165 Atlanta Hwy, Ste 208
Alpharetta, GA 30004 USA
We sell, Schacht and Louet equipment for spinners and weavers, we carry Della-Q bags, and Knitpicks accessories & needles. Interweave Press Suppliers. Alpaca Yarn and Fiber, Felting and Dyeing supplies, classes, and groups always welcome!
Anderson Originals & Fancy Kitty products
321 E. Prime St.
Downing, MO 63536 USA
660 379 2323
We make fine handcrafted drum carders, wool pickers, crochet hook, displays, and other fiber related tools.
Suppliers primarily of looms and weaving tools, accessories, books, CDs, videos, and instruction, as well as artists' studios and galleries.
Total Rug A.K.A. Leesburg Looms & Supply
201 North Cherry Street
Van Wert, OHIO 45891 US
Leesburg has provided looms and yarn to rug weavers for decades. The showroom is open from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday. Saturday by appointment only.
"Pattern Techniques for Handweavers"
3428 Hampton Way
Eugene, OR 97401-7097 US
"Pattern Techniques for Handweavers," is now available. The book is intended for handweavers at all experience levels with solid coverage of basics for new weavers and fascinating, unusual techniques to excite advanced weaver. Attention is given to drafting, designing, and mechanics of several different loom types. A major portion of the book covers loom-controlled pattern-weaving techniques ranging from the simplest one-shuttle weaves on four or fewer shafts to multishaft versions and complex structures with multiple warps and wefts. A chapter devoted to pick-up techniques includes processes for a single layer, several methods for double weave, and choices for triple warp layers. The final chapters showcase the work of several contemporary weavers and describes drawloom techniques for a variety of different weaves. Included are an extensive glossary, annotated bibliography, and comprehensive index. A pre-publication price of $31.95 (plus $6.00 S&H) is available through Jan. 1, 2006. After Jan. 1, the price will be $39.95. For more information or to purchase a book, contact the author.
Teresa A. O'Neill
P.O. Box 376
Alert Bay, BC V0N 1A0 Canada
The Anansi Weavery is located in the village of Alert Bay, situated on a small island off the northern tip of Vancouver Island in British Columbia and specializes in quality hand-woven tapestries, rugs and wall-hangings
CH-3507 Biglen, Switzerland
+41 31 701 07 11
This Swiss family-owned firm has been in existence since 1885, and offers a complete line of electronic and hand operated looms, including the ARM PATRONIC for sampling. Second-hand ARM looms are available. Fax: +41 31 701 07 14. Choose English, German or French.
Listings include suppliers who deal primarily in yarn and the related tools and patterns for all needle arts. There is much overlap between "yarn" stores and those focusing on weaving, knitting, embroidery, etc.
A Stranded Yarn
Unit 1-18 Byron St
Lennox Head, NSW 2478 Australia
"Our yarns will never leave you stranded." Organic yarns, Ashford knitters looms, free knitting patterns.
A Swell Yarn Shop
17403 NE 45th St Unit 154
Redmond, WA 98052 US
Cotton, linen, wool, exotics and blends. Internet sales only.
Arghavan 7 Ave,Sannat 1 St,2nd industrial Area,Beside Airport
we produce 100% gassed mercerized cotton yarn
Agnes Hauptli's weaving
827 Oruru Road, RD 2
KAITAIA, 0500 New Zealand
Agnes sells yarn, including possum/silk blends, and displays an array of her weavings. Agnes is the contact for Cross Country Weavers New Zealand, a collaborative effort of study groups in the Kaitaia area.
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