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
Anping Jinboxin Garment Accessories Co.,Ltd
Hecun Development Area
Anping, HEBEI 053600 China
Anping JinBoXin Garment Accessories Co., Ltd.is a professional manufacturer of interlining and horse hair by-products, granted the authorization according to OeKo-Tex Standard 100 to use the OeKo-Tex mark. The company also passed ISO9001:2000 system and can supply all kinds of high quality products according to ISO9001:2000 system. JinBoXin is sited in Anping, Hengshui of North China, which has long been famous as Distribution and Processing Center of animal hair products of China. Major products of JinBoXin include horse hair fabrics, hair interlining cloth, decorative horse hair fabrics, horse tail yarns, bow hair and other horse tail hair by-products.
CH-3507 Biglen, Switzerland
+41 31 701 07 11 website
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.
We focus on weaving, dyeing, spinning, felting, fused glass, bookmaking, warp painting, dark chocolate) and now tapestry, too! Natural stone drop spindles for spinning fibers. Class room demonstrations, workshops for adults and children, collection and use of native dye plants.
Bakkehuset Pattern Shop
St. Karlsmindevej 73
DK-3390, HUNDESTED DK
Fax: +45 47 98 50 03 website
Weaving and knitting projects with full pattern descriptions for different fabrics, project notes, suggested use and inspirational pages. All printed in full color. Delivered in copy safe pockets. Mail order only.
Bear Creek Fibers
27686 Holly Ave.
Tomah, WI 54660 USA
Bear Creek Fibers is a full service yarn shop and production weaving studio. We offer classes in knitting, weaving, crochet and felting.
542 Selby Ave
St. Paul, MN 55102 US
BEKA has been making a wide range of rigid heddle looms and shuttles since 1973.
Blomqvist/Nordiska Textil-Garner AB
0325 322 90 website
Swedish yarn and equipment supplier for handweaving and knitting, mainly by mail order.
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