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Fiber Arts Reference


Adobe Labs hosts an interactive site that enables the generation of limitless color palettes and a library of other user's creations.

Ultimate Guide of How to Remove Stains From Clothes

An extensive list of resources for removing nearly any kind of stain from textiles.

Federal Trade Commission (US) Textile Care Information

Labeling and precautionary advice for all textiles.

Online Textile Dictionary

A 16 language multimedia dictionary with 2000 terms for textiles and clothing.

The Worshipful Company of Weavers

An historic, textile-related, charitable and sociable organisation. Articles on simple and complex weaving structures and Humphries Weaving glossary of terms for textiles and weaving.

SEW-lutions Guidelines

Sewing & Craft Alliance (SCA) brings you SEW-lutions Guidelines - educational articles in pdf format. All aspects of sewing are covered, including sewing with handwovens.


A site for experimenting with and designing colour palettes, with databases of user created colour patterns, discussion areas and industry trends.

Dictionaries of Textile Terms

Scroll down to Textiles for many dictionaries, glossaries and vocabularies.

Flax Facts

Production, nutrition information and uses of flax from the Flax Council of Canada, Winnepeg, Manitoba.

Gwen's Fiber Arts Homepage

Gwen Powell has documented her work for a Certificate of Excellence in Handspinning (1991) plus information on wool pests and spindle spinning.

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