Weaving Links

Magazines and Organizations

Complex Weavers  (http://www.complex-weavers.org/index.htm) Promotes complex weaving through education, information, and technology related to complex weave structures. Journal, library, conferences, study groups.

Guild of Canadian Weavers (http://www.thegcw.org/) Magazine (The Bulletin), library, Master Weaver program

Handweavers Guild of America  (http://www.weavespindye.org) Magazine (Shuttle, Spindle and Dyepot), conference (Convergence), Master Weaver program
1255 Buford Highway, Suite 211
Suwanee, Georgia 30024
(678) 730-0010    hga@weavespindye.org       

Handwoven  (http://www.interweave.com/weave/)  Magazine
201 E. Fourth St.Loveland, CO 80537
1-800-272-2193    Handwoven@interweave.com            

Ontario Handweavers and Spinners (http://www.ohs.on.ca/) Magazine (Fibre Focus), conferences (OHS Conference, WASOON) seminars (Central Region Seminar, Five Counties etc), Master Weaver Program

Simcoe County Arts and Crafts Association (http://www.simcoecrafts.ca/) An organization of arts and crafts people to promote fibre arts.

Simcoe County Museum (http://museum.simcoe.ca/) The museum partners with many textile guilds, including the Huronia Handweavers, providing meeting and storage space. In return, the guilds demonstrate their craft at special events.

Teanaustaye Textiles Weaving Studio

Textile Museum of Canada (www.textilemuseum.ca) The only museum in Canada exclusively devoted to the collection, exhibition, and documentation of textiles from around the world.
55 Centre Avenue
Toronto, ON M5G 2H5
(416) 599-5321

Weaving Equipment, Yarns, Accessories & Handwovens

Be Weaving It HH member Cheryl Sheridan creates beautiful woven items, including shawls and blankets, in her barn studio near Collingwood
(705) 441-6271      cheryl@beweavingit.com

Briggs and Little Wool yarn, fleece, roving
3500 Route 635
Harvey, York County, NB E6K 1J8
(506) 366-5438        1-800-561-YARN (9276) yarninfo@briggsandlittle.com

Camilla Valley Farm Books, yarn, equipment
Nina Manners
P. O. Box 341
Orangeville, ON L9W 2Z7
(519) 941-0736 nmanners@camillavalleyfarm.com 

G & S Dye (http://www.gsdye.com/index.html) Fabrics, textile design supplies
250 Dundas St. W., Unit #8
Toronto, ON M5T 2Z5 (There is also an office in Markham.)
 (416) 596-0550       1-800-596-0550 sales@gsdye.com    

Gemini Fibres (http://www.geminifibres.com/) Supplies & equipment for weavers, spinners, and knitters.
5062 Mount Albert Road East
Mt Albert, Ontario, L0G 1M0
(905) 473-1033     1-800-564-WOOL (9665) geminifibres@interhop.net

Leclerc Looms (http://www.leclerclooms.com/ind_eng.htm)

Loom Lust (http://www.loomlust.com) HH member Ronnie Stanley creates quality handwovens for sale and has expanded the business to supply fine weaving yarns and accessories to fibre artists in Ontario.
Call Ronnie or Ben Stanley (705) 526-7948 info@loomlust.com

Maurice Brassard (http://www.mbrassard.com/index_ang.html) Yarn & equipment
1573 rue Savoie, PO Box 4
Plessisville, QC  G6L 2Y6
(819) 362-2408 diane@mbrassard.com 

Treenway Silks (http://www.treenwaysilks.com/) Silk fibres and yarns
2060 Miller Court,
Lakewood, CO 80215-1325 USA
Toll–free 1.888.383.7455 info@treenwaysilks.com      

Vavstuga (http://www.vavstuga.com/)  Swedish Weaving and Folk Arts - classes, looms, equipment, books and yarns (Swedish linen and cotton)
16 Water Street
Shelburne Falls, MA 01370-1119
(413) 625-8241   office@vavstuga.com

Wellington Fibres Mill Angora Goats and a number of different mohair blend yarns. Custom processing of natural fibres, dyes and workshops are also available.
Donna Hancock
7119, Middlebrook Rd., RR1
Elora ON N0B 1S0
(519) 846-0669

Yarn Source (http://www.yarnsource.ca/) Mercerized cotton and lots of other yarns, plus supplies and accessories for weavers and spinners. Lise has officially closed her business but has a small amount of stock left and will still special order for you.
Lise Noakes
2661 Hwy 62 S
RR 1, Bloomfield ON K0K 1G0
(613) 393-2569 noakes.yarns@sympatico.ca


How-to Videosweaving basics

Jette Vandermeiden now has a series of Weaving Basics videos. These videos will cover a variety of topics from winding a warp to the ergonomics of weaving. New topics are added weekly. Subscribe for free and you will be informed when a new video is available.

Pam King has created a video outlining the steps to weave a warp-dyed Tencel scarf. We hope to use it in our up-coming Introduction to Weaving course. Click on the photo below to view the video.




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