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Craft Galleries Canada: galleriesca

Anansi Weavery
Terry ONeill trained at the Galashiels College of Textiles in Scotland and now specializes in handwoven tapestries, rugs and wall-hangings at her studio in Alert Bay, BC.

Fibreworks Gallery
The Fibre Works Gallery showcases textile artists on the west coast of British Columia.

Fibres de Piero
A Quebec site that features a delightful selection of spinnable animals, alpacas and colored angora rabbits.

Ewesful Creations
Jude Pilot shares her lovely hand-dyed and handspun projects with us.

Laura Fry
Laura Fry weaves mostly household textiles, but also accepts special commissions for ethnic dance costumes and yardage. She also has infinite knowledge about wet finishing for handwoven fabrics.

The Tartan Lady
Patricia Magee offers weaving lessons and a wonderful vacation at the same time at her B&B in Courtenay, BC.

Weavers Corner
Janet Wallace, of Weavers Corner, specializes in colourful prayer shawls and blankets of various sizes, as well as hats, bags, sweaters and vests.

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Craft Galleries US: galleriesus

Atlantic Blanket Company
Martha Stewart takes a field trip to the Atlantic Blanket Company in her Dec. 5/2000 episode. John and Carolyn Grace were lawyers who wanted a change of lifestyle. They now specialize in lightweight wool blankets.

Brahms Mount Textiles
Brahms Mount specializes in handwoven blankets of natural linen and cotton yarns.

Brown Grotta
Brown Grotta supports fibre artists through the publication of catalogs, the
sale of books and videos and the coordination of exhibits.

Horsedancer Designs
Yarns spun by a warm, cozy fire. Navajo plied, drop spindle, hand-dyed, Navajo Churro, wool, llama, mohair, silk, cotton or blends of silver and gold metallic.

Iwona Creation
Iwona Rypesc-Kostovic’s unique art-to-wear creations feature expressive
collages made from hand-woven and custom dyed textiles framed by the subtle structures of her designs.

Katherine Alexander
Katherine Alexander makes creative use of unusual and eclectic yarns in her knitted and woven pieces. She hand-dyes and spins silk, wool and bast fibres for her imaginative fabrics.

Kayla Kennington
Kayla Kennington creates extraordinary hand-dyed silk clothing/artwear, spirit dolls and high-tech engineered complex works of textile art.

Sam Kasten
In the Jan. 19/2001 episode, Martha Stewart visited with weaver Sam Kasten. He works with a team of 10 weavers, creating upholstery, draperies, rugs and wall coverings using natural yarns such as silk, cotton, linen and ramie.

Textile Arts Collection
Mary Hunt Kahlenberg has a selection of textile samples from Navajo to Pre-Columbian and other cultures.

Village Weavers
Village Weavers is comprised of over 100 artisans, in San Antonio, TX.
Craft Galleries US
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Vintage Box Tape Inkle Weaving Loom Table Top

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Craft Shops Canada: fibreca

Galleries
Visit the on-line galleries and studios of textile artists in Canada.

Guilds
Here is a listing of guilds and fibre enthusiasts in Canada.

Briggs and Little
Briggs and Little Woolen Mills has been spinning wool from Canadian sheep for the past 140 years.

Cornerstone Fibres
Angora bunnies and lots of other goodies for the handspinner.

Fleece Artist
Kathryn Thomas has been supplying wools, yarns and natural fibres to weavers and spinners in Nova Scotia for over 20 years.

Langley Yarns
Spinning wheels and fiber, looms, weaving yarns, and weaving lessons by Barbara Braaten.

MacAusland’s Woollen Mills Ltd.
MacAusland’s has been producing yarn since 1932. This family run business supplies custom spinning and weaving yarns and their own pure wool blankets.

Maurice Brassard and Fils
Weaving yarns: cottons, linens, silk, cottolin, lambs wool, bamboo, alpaca, leclerc looms.

Shelridge Farm
Shelridge Farm in Ariss, ON has a lovely selection of hand-dyed wools, mohair and cotton yarns.

Spruce Haven Farm
A low-input based farm raising Columbia and Cheviot.

Sun Bench Fibers
Sun Bench carries a variety of fibre and supplies for the weaver or spinner.

Trembling Praire Station
Trembling Prairie specializes in Shetland, a fine wool that can be grouped into 4 different classes.

Treenway Silks
Luscious silks fromTreenway.

All Natural Fiber Farm
Raw, washed, picked, and carded fibers include: Karakul and crosses, Navajo-Churro and crosses, Columbia Cross, Jacob and crosses, Corriedale and crosses, Mohair, Angora.

Yarn and Fiber Suppliers

Fiber – Canada
Fiber – Australia
Fiber – California
Fiber-Colorado
Fiber – Arizona
Fiber – Europe

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Craft Galleries Asia: galleriesas

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
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Craft Galleries Europe: gallerieseu

Breanish Tweed A
small family handweaving business that makes lambswool and cashmere fabrics.

Cotswold Woollen Weavers
Visit the Cotswold mill and view lovely woolen throws and tartans made at an 18th Century mill, not a mega-conglomerate.

Harris Tweed
Harris tweed is made from pure new wool, spun, dyed and handwoven in the outer Hebrides of Scotland.

Jacqueline James Handwoven Rugs
A lovely selection of handwoven rugs and wall-hangings. Jacqueline James has also woven liturgical pieces for several churches in the UK, such as Westminster Abbey, York Minster and Blackburn Cathedral.

Peter Collingwood: Macrogauzes
Macrogauzes are a new type of textile woven on a loom, where the warp departs from its usual practice of lying parallel to the selvage, creating innovative 3 dimensional effects.


Riitta Sinkkonen Davies

Specializing in linen weaving, table linens, rugs and smaller items.

Silk Weaving Mill
Visit this interesting silk weaving mill. (The site is in Swedish.)


Snail Trail Handweavers

Martin and Nina Weatherhead give courses in weaving, spinning and dyeing at
their studio.

Svalan
A Swedish site that has woven items as well as Poppana and other yarns. An email address is supplied, so you can write to them in English, requesting information on their yarns.

Weaveplan
A commercially-oriented site featuring the design work of Eileen Ellis.

Textile and Fiber Art Galleries

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

Handweaving Books

The Woven Bag: 30+ Projects from Small Looms (Writers Digest Guides)
Each bag is created using small looms, such as potholder looms, frame looms and knotted mesh looms.
UK: The Woven Bag

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

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Craft Galleries Africa: galleriesaf

African Crafts
A delightful slideshow presentation that demonstrates the making of cloth, from the cotton flower pods to the woven fabric.

Davi Lojo – Children’s Story
Don’t miss this delightful children’s story showing how Kente cloth is produced.

Kuba Cloth
Kuba cloth is a traditional type of fabric woven by the Kuba people. Men generally weave the base layer of fabric on an upright single heddle loom using raffia. The fabric is then dyed, embroidered and embellished by the women.

Adire African Textiles
Single heddle looms.

African Mud Cloth
Kimberly Michelle Jones gives a detailed description of how mud cloth is woven and dyed using a special solution of pounded leaves from the Bogolon tree.

Fiber Art Galleries and Studios

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

Handweaving Books

Wrapped in Pride: Ghanaian Kente and African American Identity (UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History Textile Series)
Originating among the Asante peoples of Ghana and the Ewe peoples of Ghana and Togo, this brilliantly colored and intricately patterned strip-woven cloth was traditionally associated with royalty.

African Textiles: Color and Creativity Across a Continent
Five sections detail the textile history and traditions of west, north, east, central, and southern Africa, examining materials, dyes, decorations, patterns, and techniques.

The Essential Art of African Textiles: Design Without End (Metropolitan Museum of Art)
The influence of African textiles on contemporary artists is also explored, featuring artworks by eight individuals who work in media as far-ranging as sculpture, painting, photography, video, and installation art.

Bogolanfini Mud Cloth (Schiffer Books)
Geometric, abstract, and semi-abstract patterns are hand painted with mud dyes on hand woven cloth

The Woven Bag: 30+ Projects from Small Looms (Writers Digest Guides)
Each bag is created using small looms, such as potholder looms, frame looms and knotted mesh looms.
UK: The Woven Bag

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

.. more Handweaving books..

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