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An information page for weavers! Specifically for those interested in Tablet Weaving, Kumihimo, and Ply-splitting, but peruse the links if your interests lie elsewhere.


Tablet Weaving
Galleries
Instruction
Tablet Weaver's Websites
Tablet Weaving
Bibliographies
New Links BraidersHand - Japanese style braiding equipment; marudai, takadai, tama, books, silk & Biron threads; kumihimo disks & plates. Kumihimo and other Braiding
Galleries
Instruction (kumihimo, loop braiding,
backstrap weaving, sprang, fingerweaving)

Sources
Braider's Websites
Inkle Weaving
Ply-splitting
Galleries
Instruction
Ply-Splitter's Websites
Peter Collingwood Weaving Links
Organizations
Commercial Websites
Weaving in Washington
and California

Guilds and Local Websites
Tablet Weaving
Information on Tablet Weavers' International Studies and Techniques, including TWIST's Registration Form. Join today, it is a great way to keep in touch with other tablet weavers!
List of TWIST Articles This is a list of articles from the TWIST Journal from 1996 through Summer 2002. Information about ordering back copies is included.
Subscribe to the TWIST TabletWeaving List. You will find all the information you need to join the List or List Digest here.
TWIST Book List 2006 Books in print and some that are still available although out of print. See the Tablet Weaving Bibliographies below for more.
Resources for Tablet Weavers - 2011 Shops, fibers, and books of interest for tablet weavers.
Ethiopian Tabletwoven Curtains Information on tabletwoven textiles from Ethiopia. These new finds are very similar to the Gondar church hangings. A new article link has been added on 12-3-08.
Tablet Weaver's Workshops Workshops worldwide.
SCA Card Weaving List. You may join the SCA focused list for the discussion of historical Tablet/Card Weaving on this website.
Belts Tablet woven double-faced band by Peter Collingwood.
Judy Chapman's List of Things to do with Tabletwoven Bands What do you do with all of those bands? Here are 75 ideas!
PVC Tablet Weaving Loom David Wilson made his tablet weaving loom from PVC pipe

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Tablet Weaver's Galleries
The artwork in this Gallery is presented for inspiration. Exact reproduction for any commercial use violates the spirit of this site. Please obtain permission from the artist should you wish to display an item based on their work.
  • Gallery 1 Kurt Laitenberger (Germany)
  • Gallery 2 Kurt Laitenberger (Germany)
  • Gallery 3 Diana Brenna (USA) Cathubodra - Lady of Ravens from Celtic Legends and Four Elements (2008)
  • Gallery 4 The 1998 TWIST Sample Exchange - Colors from One Color Family
  • Gallery 5 Inge Dam (Canada) tablet bands woven simultaneously on the loom
  • Gallery 6 Tablet Weavers' Gallery --- 1999 TWIST Sample Exchange
  • Gallery 7 Paul Doleman (Canada)
  • Gallery 8 Nancy Spies (USA) Brocade Weaver
  • Gallery 9 Philippe Ricart (Iceland)
  • Gallery 10 Michael Cook (USA)
  • Gallery 11 Judy Chapman (Canada)
  • Gallery 12 Nigel Haslock, (USA), also known as Fiacha MacNeill in the Society for Creative Anachronism
  • Gallery 13 Spring 2000 TWIST Sample Exchange - Double-Faced Designs
  • Gallery 14 Cynthia Parkhill, (USA), also known as Marion Weaver of the Wilde Wode
  • Gallery 15 TWIST International Exhibition at Seamgallery, Megadim, Israel, "The Newest in the Traditional"
  • Gallery 16 Sibylle Hochmeimer (Germany)
  • Gallery 17 Marijke van Epen (Holland)
  • Gallery 18 Fall 2000 TWIST Sample Exchange - Six-Hole Tablet Weaving
  • Gallery 19 Birgit Höffman (Germany)
  • Gallery 20 Ellen Shipley (USA)
  • Gallery 21 Haya Meyerowitz (Israel)
  • Gallery 22 TWIST International Exhibt at the French Cultural Center and Art Gallery, Haifa, Israel, "A Renewed Tradition"
  • Gallery 23 San Francisco Waldorf High School Students 2001(USA)
  • Gallery 24 Linda Hendrickson (USA)
  • Gallery 25 Inese Krumina (Latvia)
  • Gallery 26 Tablet Weaving Exhibition in Breda, The Netherlands, Spring 2001
  • Gallery 27 Fall 2001 TWIST Sample Exchange - Weaver's Choice
  • Gallery 28 Jenny Kosarew (England)
  • Gallery 29 San Francisco Waldorf High School Students 2002 (USA)
  • Gallery 30 Summer 2003 TWIST Sample Exchange - Personal Challenge
  • Gallery 31 San Francisco Waldorf High School Students 2003(USA)
  • Gallery 32 Harryyy Khan (Pakistan)
  • Gallery 33 Dana Lapcíková (Czech Republic)

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Instructional Websites
  • Linda Hendrickson - Tablet Weaving and Ply-Split Braiding Linda's website has great photos of her work in tablet weaving and ply-splitting, instruction on the "Ten minute warp", as well as her line of products.
  • Hobbyware, Inc. is the home of Pattern Maker™ for cross-stitch. This is a very popular program for weavers who want to graph out their designs.
  • The Loomy Bin This site provides design tools for hand weavers. These tools are meant to be used over the Internet, there is no need to install them on your computer. To run the tools, your computer needs to have a Java enabled browser. The tools are for Card Weaving and Loom Weaving. This is a great site!
  • Nancy Spies' book, Ecclesiastical Pomp and Aristocratic Circumstance: A Thousand Years of Brocaded Tabletwoven Bands; Medieval brocaded band is now available for sale as a PDF.
  • Phiala's String Pages Tablet weaving, sprang, braiding, and other fiber arts. Phiala offers instruction as well as information.
  • Shelagh Lewins Shelagh offers beginning tablet weaving instructions and some interesting insights into the Oseberg Bands.
  • Textile Sources for the Re-enactor Carolyn Priest-Dorman's website offers Intermediate Tablet-Weaving: Figured Double-Face Weave instruction.
  • TurnStyler Card Weaving Design Software Free software for tablet weavers! Download your copy. This is a .zip file, after the .zip has downloaded, you need to unzip it, and then run the resulting .exe file to install the program.
  • Palmer Looms. Warping an inkle loom for tablet weaving.
  • wormspit.com. Silk worm rearing to reeling silk from the cocoons and photos of brocaded tablet weaving with the resulting thread!


Tablet Weaver's Websites
  • Tablet Weaving A Swedish website with lots of tablet weaving, video and other techniques.
  • Tablet Weaving A Swedish website with lots of tablet weaving, video and other techniques.
  • Tablet Weaving by Lise Ræder Knudsen Lise's informative website offers information on technique, research, reconstructions, publications, her own work and tablets for sale.
  • Inge Dam incorporates tablet weaving into her handwoven fabrics by weaving the tablet borders and bands simultaneously with the fabric on the loom. Exquisite work! Inge has published a book!
  • Nancy Spies books; Anna Neuper's Modelbuch: Early Sixteenth-Century Patterns for Weaving Brocaded bands , Here Be Wyverns: Hundreds of Patterns Graphed from Medieval Sources and Ecclesiastical Pomp & Aristocratic Circumstance: A Thousand Years of Brocaded Tabletwoven Bands
  • Guido Gehlhaar German Tablet Weavers Meeting 2002 in Dalheim. For more photos of this event click here for the English version and here for another German site.
  • Marijke van Epen - Ethnic Weaving Techniques and Tablet Weaving Marijke shares her tabletwoven bands, scarves and shawls as well as other narrow bands. Each of her books is pictured too; a wealth of designs for weavers.
  • White Wolf and the Phoenix Michael Houghton's tablet weaving looms!
  • Sima - Tablet Weaver/Jeweler TWIST members have seen some of Sima's work in a past newsletter, here is more on a beautiful website. It might take some time to load but it is well worth it, be patient!
  • Gary Willson This page has some very nice bands of Gary's.
  • Soper Lane, 15th Century Silkwomen, Historical Narrow Wares.
  • David Shackleton Here are some very nice bands presented in close-up detail, which is very nice as they are so large that you think you can almost feel the band as you view it.
  • Spinning Jenny's Braids Page Jenny Kosarew's page covers tablet weaving as well as other narrow wares.

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    Tablet Weaving Bibliographies
    An Annotated Bibliography for Tablet Woven Brocades This is the bibliography created by Nancy Spies for her book Ecclesiastical Pomp and Aristocratic Circumstance: A Thousand Years of Brocaded Tabletwoven Bands.
    Bibliography of Sources for Information on Period Tablet Weaves. Carolyn Priest-Dorman's bibliography as well as photos of her lovely work.
    *The Ultimate* Tablet Weaving Bibliography Peter Collingwood has offered the bibliography from The Techniques of Tablet Weaving as the beginning for the *The Ultimate* Tablet Weaving Bibliography. We want everyone to send the name of books, articles or pamphlets, in any language, to be added to the list. It will be a co-production of all the tablet weavers. See the Ultimate Tablet Weaving Bibliography page for information on sending your contributions.
    Anne Blinks Textile Study Collection Tablet Weaving Papers Papers on tablet weaving are available for borrowing by members of handweavers' guilds and researchers.
    On-Line Digital Archive of Documents on Weaving and Related Topics This site has several articles on tablet weaving that Linda Hendrickson wrote for the out of print Weaver's Magazine.

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    New Links
    Be sure to check the Galleries in Tablet Weaving, Kumihimo, and Ply-splitting as there are often new works added.
    Orion's Plumage, Rosalie Neilson's publications Braid Runner (software for kumihimo) and books; new in 2013, Kongo Gumi: A Cacophony of Spots - Coils - Zags - Lines and new in 2012, .
    Tablet-Woven Accents for Designer Fabrics: Contemporary Uses for Ancient Techniques by Inge Dam. "My unique handwoven fabrics incorporating tablet woven borders and accent bands are inspired by ancient textiles discovered in Danish bogs and burial sites. In this book, I describe the five tablet weaving techniques I use."
    Whidbey Open Studio Tour August 24 & 25, 2013 on Whidbey Island, Washington.
    Whidbey Working Artists Summer Art Studio Tour August 24 & 25 and August 31 and September 1 & 2, 2013 on Whidbey Island, Washington.
    Whidbey Island Fabulous Fall Fiber Sale September 14, 2013 home of Whidbey Island Fabulous Fall Fiber Sale; fiber and handwoven and knitted items, scroll down for details.

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    Kumihimo and other Braiding
    Please scroll down to Instruction to see information on loop braiding, backstrap weaving, sprang and fingerweaving.
    A picture is worth a thousand words, please enjoy these Japanese language videos.
    The Braid Making Process An excellent site with some written English and Japanese video showing thread preparation, dyeing, braiding, finishing the braids and sericulture. Do put the sound on even if you don't understand the Japanese, to hear the sounds of the work being done.
    Judy Chapman's List of Things to do with Tabletwoven Bands A list of things to do with Tabletwoven Bands is just as interesting to braiders as weavers!!!! Here are 75 suggestions and I think most all of them will work fine with braids too.
    Karakumi Click on the pink rectangles to see karakumi braids as well as other structures.
    Kumihimo production Click on number 1 to the left to see photos of different stages of kumihimo production. Number 2 shows dyeing steps, and number 3 shows some braids.
    Naiki-dai A hand cranked machine that makes a round hollow braid. Close-up
    Michael Hattori has translated the Japanese. You will have to bounce back and forth between this page and the web site but it is worth the trouble.
    Taka Dai braids Scroll down the page to see these braids.
    Taka Dai Good photos of the taka dai braids.

    A Kumhimo Story by Rosalie Neilson
    Read the story here, see how Rosalie's Braid Runner(c) can help create designs, and use the link to view the actual braids.
    The Braid Society is located in the United Kingdom, the Society aims to promote the education and practice of the art and craft of making constructed or embellished braids and narrow bands. Sometimes referred to as "narrow wares" bands and braids can include; looping, braiding, kumihimo, tablet weaving, inkle, lucet, ply-splitting, finger weaving, and sprang. Don't live in the neighborhood? Don't let that stop you from joining, The Braid Society now offers a "Long Haul" membership, click here for details.
    Kumi2 Send a message that you would like to join this Kumihimo e-mail group.

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    Kumihimo Galleries The artwork in this Gallery is presented for inspiration. Exact reproduction for any commercial use violates the spirit of this site. Please obtain permission from the artist should you wish to display an item based on their work.
    • Gallery 1 Works by Makiko Tada and her mother Aiko Sakai.
    • Gallery 2 A lovely marudai made for Louisa Chadwick by her husband Tom.
    • Gallery 3 Rachel Hardy from Holland shares her kumihimo necklaces and in Gallery 3a her takadai samples, click on "More" at the bottom of the page.
    • Gallery 4 Carol Goodwin's (USA) kumhimo features beads.
    • Gallery 5 Giovanna Imperia (USA), a beader discovers kumihimo, see her 2003 work in Gallery 5b, click on "More" at the bottom of the page .
    • San Francisco Exhibit and Workshop April 2002 in San Francisco
    • Gallery 6 Jennifer Reed (USA), a bracelet of horse hair.
    • Gallery 7 Theresa Steeper (USA), a new braider shares her first takadai braids.
    • Gallery 8 Kim Starbard (USA) has been making lovely neckpieces from silk and beads.
    • Gallery 9 Warren Felton (USA) has been exploring Itsukushima, which is an interlinked braid, made of three separate braids linked to make one textile.
    • Gallery 10 Todd Rich (USA) used embroidery cotton for his braids.
    • Gallery 11 Michael Hattori (USA) - Silk and Biron braids.
    • Gallery 12 Richard Sutherland (USA) - Wide braids made on the takadai!
    • Gallery 13 Rodrick Owen (England) - Dorothy's Jungle Shoes (takadai)
    • Gallery 14 Makiko Tada (Japan) - Click on Gallery 14a is from Makiko's exhibit, Kyoto, Japan, October 2005.
    • Gallery 15 Jennie Parry (England) - Sculptural braids (takadai)
    • Gallery 16 Jan Buday (USA) - Braids for lampworked beads and braided flowers with lampworked centers.
    • Gallery 17 Luca Gallo (Italy) - Sageo (takadai)
    • Gallery 18 Roz Potter (USA) - silk bookmarks made on a Kumihimo Plate
    • Gallery 19 Noné Redmond (USA) - silk Karakumidai braids
    • Gallery 20 Aaron Ionta (USA) - Marudai braids with contemporary yarns
    • Gallery 21 Marina del Bruyere - (Belgium) - Marina uses her kumihimo braids with her beautiful embroidery. She has added kumihimo flowers and braids from her takadai.
    • Gallery 22 Tracy Alfaro - (USA) - Tracy has been making lampworked beads to go with hand painted ribbon braids.
    • Gallery 23 Denise Prattson - (USA) - Denise uses the kumihimo disk and unusal yarns for her braids.
    • Gallery 24 Michelle Beauvais - (Canada) - Beautiful, colorful Assomption braids.
    • Gallery 25 Leigh Morris - (New Zealand) - Sculptural Kumihimo Bracelets and Necklaces.
    • Gallery 26 Barb Volk - (USA) - Natural and dyed horsehair jewelry. Beads used as focals and for lovely finishes at the clasp.
    • Gallery 27 Anita Clark - (USA) - Anita has been developing her braids on the marudai using horsehair and making lovely bracelets.
    • Gallery 28 Nora Rogers - (USA) - Braided Tapestries
    • Gallery 29 Helen Vonow - (Australia) - Braided and Felted
    • Gallery 30 Rosalie Neilson's Kongo Gumi Braid Samplers

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    Instruction - Kumihimo
    Instruction - Loop Braiding
    • Loop Braiding Ingrid Crickmore write excellent instructions on this wonderful form of braiding.
    • Fingerloop Braids from the web site "Fingerloop braids are braids woven using loops (or "bowes") of string on your fingers. Fingerloop braiding reached a high point in Medieval Europe and England between 1200 and 1600 CE. This braiding technique still survives today in isolated areas of Europe, the Middle East, South America and Japan."
    • Fifteenth-Century Fingerlooped Braid Reproductions Carolyn Priest-Dorman is sharing her set of scanned samples based on the single-worker braid instructions in Harleian 2320, article 4, "Directions for Making Many Sorts of Laces," a fifteenth-century instructional manuscript.
    • Masako Kinoshita's Home Page Masako specializes in the Japanese braiding techniques of Kumihimo, using a stand and bobbins, and Kute-uchi, an archaic version that predates the stand-and-bobbin method.
    Instruction - Backstrap Weaving
    • Laverne Waddington's blog covers Backstrap Weaving as well as other simple looms used in South America, her experience learning to weave with indigenous weavers from various cultures and countries. She also has excellent instruction on braiding including Andean braids. There are tutorials with step-by-step photos and videos as well.
    Instruction - Sprang
    • Carol James Known for her sash braiding, Carol has written a book titled Sprang Unsprung.
    • Blue Swan This website has a very nice sprang tutorial.
    • Phiala's String Pages Tablet weaving, sprang, braiding, and other fiber arts.
    Instruction - Fingerweaving
    • Carol James Author of Fingerweaving Un-tangled.
    • Laverne Waddington offers instruction on braiding including Andean braids. Learn to make them as the Andean's do in your hand!
    • Franco's Fiber Adventure Franco's adventures in the fiber arts includes a Fingerweaving Tutorial.
    • Phiala's String Pages Tablet weaving, sprang, braiding, and other fiber arts.


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    • This list, Resources for Tablet Weavers - 2011 though originally put together for tablet weavers has many sources of threads and yarns that are good for braiders too.
    • Artisan Craft Books For books in Australia.
    • BraidersHand Makers of quality Japanese style braiding looms: marudai, takadai, and tama (bobbins), kumihimo disks and plates, books, kumihimo silk and Imposter (rayon) threads.
    • Carey Company Jacqui Carey's website, books, threads, equipment. In England.
    • Edna Gibson E-mail Edna for her Book and Equipment list with a large selection on Japanese braiding technques.
    • Kumihimo Book List
    • Makiko Tada's Books You will find photos of the covers of Makiko's books to help you identify the ones you are interested in.
    • Orion's Plumage, Rosalie Neilson's books and software. Kongo Gumi A Cacophony of Spots - Coils - Zags - Lines published in 2013 offers layout diagrams for the definitive collection of 1,157 two-color designs for 16-element Kongo Gumi, 142 pages , The Twenty-Four Interlacements of Edo Yatsu Gumi published in 2012 and Braid Runner (software for kumihimo).
    • Need thread for beads and braids? Marion Jewels in Fiber carries the whole line of C-lon Cord, her website has a lot of good information about this cord.


    Braider's Websites
    • Adrienne Gaskell creates amazing braids with beads!
    • Dick Lindell Dick's braids are colorful and tied into knots.
    • Karei - Gorgeous Splendor Jan Buday is a lampwork bead maker as well as a braider, check her site to see how beautiful beads look on kumihimo braids.
    • Maryse Levenson's web site.
    • Giovanna Imperia Giovanna has explored a variety of media with textures and visual and tactile qualities. She works with fiber, wire, plastic and metal.
    • Yayoi Miura studied for seven years at Hakubi Kumihimo School, Tokyo. In 1991 Miura-san and her friends braided the Hyakunin-isshu (poems) into one hundred silk cords. She has published three books of her patterns for takadai braids and continues to teach the craft.
    • Juliana L. Raskin-Schmitz Juliana studied under Sensei Hoko Tokoro for many years, enjoy her website.
    • Makiko Tada Enjoy Makiko's beautiful braids, this is a website under contruction so check back frequently!
    • Masako Kinoshita's L-M BRIC News This is a very informative newsletter, "For all who are interested in the loop-manipulation braiding technique." Masako's speciality is Japanese Kute-uchi, an archaic version that predates the stand-and-bobbin method of kumihimo.
    • Spinning Jenny's Braids Page Jenny Kosarew's home page covers kumihimo as well as other narrow wares.
    • Bill Shetler's Samurai armor Bill has a work in progress that is a must see. He is making a suit of Japanese samurai armor including yards and yards of kumihimo
    • Chinese Knotting When you get to this site click on knotting and learn to make beautiful Chinese knots with your braids.

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    Inkle Weaving
    Weaving Today's Guide to Inkle Weaving e-Book This free down-load is from the on-line community Weaving Today from Handwoven/Interweave Press. It offers four projects and plans for a simple PVC loom.
    Anneliese Blase In German this is a website with many photos of rigid heddle bands, we sure to see the gallery and note Anneliese's lovely rigid heddle in the photo.
    Handwoven Decorative Trim by Robyn Spady Everything in this monograph can be woven on a simple 2-shaft loom or an inkle loom. Just the cover is enough to want it for your library!
    WeaveZine and WeaveCast This is a wonderful archive of weaving articles and interviews. There are several articles on inkle weaving.
    Latvian Pickup on the Inkle Loom (PDF) Latvian weaver Anita Apinis-Herman has written an article on using the inkle loom to make Latvian pick-up designs. She includes traditional designs and an alphabet.
    Marijke van Epen - Ethnic Weaving Techniques and Tablet Weaving Amongst Marijke's bands are those that can be woven on the inkle loom. There are many pick-up designs also suitable for inkle in her books. Enjoy the tablet weaving too.
    Inkle Weaving Bibliography A list of books and articles on Inkle weaving.
    On-Line Digital Archive of Documents on Weaving and Related Topics This site has articles on inkle weaving from Mary Atwater.
    Inkle Galleries The artwork in this Gallery is presented for inspiration. Exact reproduction for any commercial use violates the spirit of this site. Please obtain permission from the artist should you wish to display an item based on their work.
    • Inkle Gallery 1 Inkle bands by students at the San Francisco Waldorf High School (USA) 2001
    • Inkle Gallery 2 Inkle bands by students at the San Francisco Waldorf High School (USA) 2002
    • Inkle Gallery 3 Inkle bands by students at the San Francisco Waldorf High School (USA) 2003

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    Ply-Splitting
    Find out what other ply-splitters are doing and share you ideas at the Plysplit Group e-list.
    A Miracle of Invention Peter Collingwood discusses ply-split braiding from Embroidery Magazine.

    Ply-Split Galleries The artwork in this Gallery is presented for inspiration. Exact reproduction for any commercial use violates the spirit of this site. Please obtain permission from the artist should you wish to display an item based on their work.

    Instruction

    Ply-Splitters Websites

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    Peter Collingwood -- Weaving Words for the Web-Weary
    Mystery Loom A loom from a painting made around 1460 is intriguing, maybe you can help figure out how it works!
    Peter visits an old belting factory in Sweden This is a delighful report on Peter's visit to the The Göteberg Remfabrik belting factory which is being restored by volunteers.
    Peter tells us about the Macrogauze woven of stainless steel yarn that is located in Kiryu, Japan. The hangings were installed on May 11, 1997 in Kiryu, Japan. (see the photos.)
    Weaving Humour by Peter Collingwood Peter Collingwood writes on weaving that will leave you chuckling to the end.
    Belts Tablet woven double-faced band by Peter.

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    Weaving Links
    Organizations
    • Handweaving.net: A Weaving Draft Archive. A website for weavers to find and exchange weaving drafts.
    • Anne Blinks Textile Study Collection When Anne Blinks died at the age of 92 in 1995, she left many, many textiles she had created or collected over the years. Of these, there was a large group of pieces representing Anne's special interests, consisting of samples, replicas and some finished pieces. These became the basis for a project of the Santa Cruz Handweavers' Guild to make them available to other weavers and guilds.
    • Conference of Northern California Handweavers Inc. Lots of information about weaving in Northern California. Even if you don't ever expect to be there this is a great site to wander around in.
    • Chattahoochee Handweavers Guild Atlanta, Georgia This is an excellent site describing all facets of the Guild.
    • Complex Weavers CW "Promotes complex weaving through education, information, and technology related to complex weave structures...Encourages members to discover and develop their own unique and creative ideas" and much more!.
    • Black Sheep Handweavers Guild This is an excellent guild web site.
    • Handweavers Guild of America (HGA) The web page of our national guild, publisher of Spindle Shuttle & Dyepot and Convergence, the biennial, international conference sponsored.
    • Ontario Handweavers and Spinners Ontario Handweavers offers educational programs, regional seminars, biennial conferences, special events, and other services available to members.
    • Pacific Textile Arts: an organization dedicated to all aspects of the study and fabrication of textiles.
    • Pinellas Weavers' Guild The Pinellas Weavers' Guild in Florida was formed in 1946 for the purpose of continuing the art of handweaving and other fiber arts, and preserving them for future generations.
    • WARP Weave A Real Peace, the organization that seeks to facilitate self-empowerment and betterment of women and communities-in-need through textile arts.
    • WeaveZine and WeaveCast an on-line magazine and a podcast for handweavers all in one place.

    Commercial Links

    Websites
    • Buying or Selling Equipment, Yarns, Books? Here are some websites which offer sellers a free listing of their items and buyers the chance to browse for that perfect item.
      The Fiber Equipment and Barter Page
      Spinner's and Weaver's Housecleaning Pages
    • Horse Hair Designs Horse hair hitching is alive and well in Germany!! Beautiful work!
    • Certificate Of Excellence in Handspinning This is an excellent website documenting Gwen Powell's 1991 COE in Handspinning (from the Handweaver's Guild of America).
    • The Loomy Bin This site provides design tools for hand weavers. These tools are meant to be used over the Internet, there is no need to install them on your computer. To run the tools, your computer needs to have a Java enabled browser. The tools are for Loom Weaving and Card Weaving.
    • Fancy Fibers Very interesting website, look at Mary's projects and then follow the link to see excellent photos of the weaving process.
    • Ruthe Stowe Ruthe Stowe's home page is a gateway to many wonderful weaver's sites.
    • Fiber Home Ron Parker's website, check it out!

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    Weaving in Washington and California
    Guilds and Local Websites - Northwest Washington
    Guilds and Local Websites - California

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