Textile Art Classes

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.
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.

Canberra School of Art Textiles
The Canberra School of Art Textiles workshop provides courses for practising artists at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

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

China International Academy for Weaving and Embroidery
A unique opportunity to study the Chinese weaving technique of K'o-maoo K'o-ssy Weaving in a Danish setting.

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

Danish Weaving Center
All levels of Study, from beginner to advanced Scandinavian techniques, Kuvikas, Opphamta, Finnweave, Doubleshaft Skillbragd, Laces with Turid Uthaug.

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

Double Weave Workshop
Paul O'Connor teaches an innovative double-weave workshop through an on-line course.
Great Divide Weaving School
The Great Divide Weaving School offers tapestry lessons at its mountain retreat.

Haliburton School of Fine Arts
The Haliburton School of Fine Arts, in Ontario offers weaving, spinning, dyeing and many other textile and art courses.

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

John C. Campbell Folk School
The John C. Campbell Folk School located in the mountains of North Carolina offers both weekend and week long classes covering a wide variety of traditional crafts.

Kuopio Academy of Crafts & Design
The textile department of Kuopio Academy of craft & design in Kuopio, Finland offers a five year program of professional studies in weaving, printing and dyeing processes.

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.

UCSD Crafts Center
The UCSD Craft Center has both beginner and advanced weaving workshops.

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Handweaving Books

Weaving for Beginners: An Illustrated Guide (Peggy Osterkamp's New Guide to Weaving Series) Provides beginners with the information they need to weave in a clear and enjoyable step-by-step way. UK: Weaving for Beginners
The Handweaver's Pattern Directory Introduction to the tools, equipment, fibers, and yarns used with four-shaft looms, this reference features patterns for 600 different weaves, including twill, zigzag, diamond, herringbone, and block UK: Handweavers Pattern Directory
The Weaver's Book of 8-Shaft Patterns A thousand different patterns on more than 25 weave structures. UK: 8 Shaft Patterns
The Weaver's Companion (The Companion Series) Information on looms, yarn, methods of warping, drafting, troubleshooting, planning, and fabric finishing. UK: Weavers Companion
A Handweaver's Pattern Book A collection of 377 patterns for four-harness weaving, organized in groups of similar designs. This is one of the first weaving books I bought and it is still one of my favourites. UK: Handweavers Pattern Book
The Magic of Handweaving About the art of hand weaving, including the history and heritage of this timeless art, how looms work, what tools and equipment to use, the basics of good technique. UK: Magic of Handweaving
The Big Book of Weaving: Handweaving in the Swedish Tradition: Techniques, Patterns, Designs and Materials This book covers basic subjects such as warping a loom and making bobbins of weft, as well as more elaborate, highly decorative projects: baby blankets, shawls, table cloths, and linen hand towels. UK: Big Book of Weaving
The Treasure Chest of Swedish Weaving Complete pattern drafts for rugs, curtain, table cloths, towels, bedspreads. UK: Treasure Chest of Swedish Weaving


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