Links to Fiber Arts Links
Macrame Lovers Blog
Macrame Lovers Blog is a resource for macramé lovers from beginners to advanced enthusiasts. We update our blog constantly with the most up to date information on the craft of macrame, including tutorials on how to macramé, members photos of projects, ideas, tips an inspiration for all macramé lovers.
Marla Mallett: Textiles and Tribal Oriental Rugs
Marla Mallett specializes in Oriental textiles. The website holds 5,000 images of kimono, rugs, bags and embroideries, tips on storing and displaying textiles and reading lists for each area of interest.
A comprehensive informational site for basketmakers, basket artists, vendors of basketmaking materials and all others interested in the art of basket weaving.
Chinese Knotting Home Page
Carol Leon-Yun Wang shares her interest in Chinese knotting. Free patterns and instructions.
Dana's Textile Travels
Dana's fascinating travelogue of India, Australia and Malaysia, where textile production is still an integral part of everyday life. Guest weaver Kathleen Forance Johnson chronicles her travels through Thailand and Laos. This site is always being added to, so check back often.
Dr. Carol Ventura
Information, patterns and Dr. Ventura's books on Tapestry Crochet and Backstrap Weaving. Many wonderful pictures of crafts world-wide. Links to other textile sites.
Guntrum's Tabletweaving Thingy
Guntram's tabletweaving pages, including Guntram's Tabletweaving Thingy, an application for designing tablet weaves.
Phiala's String Page
Instructions and information on common and obscure textile techniques for medievil costuming. Naalbinding, knots, lucet, tablet weaving, spindle spinning, dyeing and knitting are just a few. References for further study, a blog and links to other websites.
Yarn substitution made easy. Search for yarn by name, fiber content, gauge and lots more using the online calculator. How-to articles and videos. Free Yarn Geek newsletter.
Jeff & Angela Gottfred started Northwest Journal for those who are interested in re-enacting, educating and interpreting the Canadian fur traders in the Northwest between 1775 and 1825. The re-printed articles are of particular use to those interested in doing public demonstrations of the pursuit of this unique livelihood. There are many detailed sets of instructions for the dress of the fur trader, including fingerweaving, capotes, Native garb and beading.