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Classes, Education, Schools, Workshops

Learn to weave, take a short course or a degree in textiles and fiber arts.

Meditative Art School
Earth and Sky is providing a week long workshop in Ireland. The programs combine Meditative Art theory and practice together with daily yoga and meditation.

AVL Weaving School
Not sure how to make full use of your AVL loom? Take a class in multi-shaft or multi-layering design.

Brookfield Craft Center
The Brookfield Craft Center in Connecticut offers workshops in weaving, decorative arts, business and marketing.

Charlie Lermond’s Loom Shed
Charlie Lermond teaches handweaving to students in an intensive month-long apprenticeship class.

Coupeville Arts Center
The Coupeville Arts Center, on Whidbey Island, WA hosts an exciting Fiber Forum each September featuring several well known instructors.

Dept. of Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors
The University of Georgia’s Textiles dept. has both undergraduate and graduate programs in textile sciences.

Diane Mortensen
At her scenic Saltspring Island studio, Diane Mortensen offers an extensive range of weaving and colour classes.

Double Weave Workshop
Paul O’Connor teaches an innovative double-weave workshop through an on-line course.

Harrisville Designs
Harrisville Designs, in Harrisville, NH holds workshops in a picturesque studio atmosphere.

NC State University College of Textiles
Get information on Professional Education Programs offered by NC State’s College of Textiles. A variety of courses offered in basic textiles, knitting, yarn manufacturing, finishing and fabric design.

Norway – Artisan Clothing – Weaving and Design
Spend 2 weeks studying contemporary clothing designs in the community of Vinje, Telemark, Norway

Penland School of Crafts
The Penland School of Crafts, in Penland, NC promotes individual and artistic growth through programs that serve a wide range of craft endeavours.

Peters Valley Craft Education Center
Peters Valley Craft Education Center, in Layton, NJ is devoted to the teaching of craft as an art form.

Rhode Island School of Design
Rhode Island School of Design Department of Textiles offers a broad-based curriculum of textile study.

Rochester Folk Art Guild Apprenticeship Program
The Rochester Apprenticeship program is designed to give a practical, hands-on approach to learning.

Royal College of Art
The Royal College of Art School of Fashion and Textiles has a woven textiles specialty programme.

School of the Art Institute of Chicago Fiber Dept.
The Fiber Department reflects a broad range of textile and mixed-media courses.

School of On-Line Courses & Independent Study
Southern Utah University offers a wide range of on-line courses ranging from art appreciation, to music to professional development.

The Mannings Handweaving School and Supply Center
The Mannings in East Berlin, PA have lots of day and week-long weaving, spinning and other fibre-related courses to choose from.

The Spinnery
The Spinnery offers numerous classes in spinning, felting, dyeing and weaving.

Fiber arts Teachers & Instructors
We are compiling a registry of those who are interested in teaching classes and workshops in weaving, spinning, dyeing and other fiber arts.

Hand weavers Guilds, Groups and Instructors



Handweaving Books: Beginner Weaving

The Weaver’s Book: Fundamentals of Handweaving
UK: Fundamentals of Handweaving

Key to Weaving: A Textbook of Hand-Weaving Techniques and Pattern Drafts for the Beginning Weaver
A definitive guide to handloom weaving: step-by-step instructions, intricacies of color, fiber and how to use them effectively.
UK: Key to Weaving

Weaving A Rug : For Beginners And Experts
Kindle version:
How to make Mexican woven rugs.
UK: Weaving A Rug

Weaving Looms


Ebay Finds

20 inch oak peg loom - Current price: $55.00

14 inch Oak Peg Loom - Current price: $45.00

Vintage Structo Artcraft Loom, #3509 and Minature Welcome Loom Display - Current price: $225.00

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