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Fons And Porter

Textile and Fiber Artist Galleries - Asia

Atayal Weaving
Kathleen Forance Johnson shares her travels and weaving experiences with Atayal weavers of Taiwan.

Jacobsen Oriental Rugs
Visit Kathmandu and view vegetable dyeing of wool with lots of photos showing rug weaving in Nepal.

Kaffe Fassett Studio
A fascinating account of Kaffe Fassett’s adventures in India, working with handweavers to produce fabrics for quilts.

Olga Knyaz Tapestry
Russian tapestry weavers specialize in commissioned art work, landscapes, family portraits and carpets.

Special Weaves In India
Master weavers and skilled artisans in remote villages pass on their skills, demonstrating gold Paithan weaving. Gold is pounded into a fine thread and wrapped around a silk core. The thread is wound onto small bobbins and woven into the fabric.

Weaving
There are fabulous photos of backstrap weaving and ikat in Indonesia.

Textile and Fiber Art Galleries

Textile Art Galleries – EU
Textile Art Galleries – Africa
Textile Art Galleries – Asia

Handweaving Books

Weaving Made Easy: 17 Projects Using a Simple Loom
The small, portable rigid heddle loom can be used to easily produce loose, drape-friendly fabric as well as dense, sturdy material.
UK: Weaving Made Easy

Weaving Looms for Sale

 

Ebay Finds

Beginners Multi-Purpose Loom For Beading and Weaving - Current price: $8.99

Lang Yarns Florida Italian Cotton Blend Yarn Color Choice Loom Knit Crochet FS - Current price: $10.00

Craft Galleries – Asia

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