Resources

Guild Reference

FSWG Membership Enrollment Form

Guild Handbook

Associations, Guilds, Organizations, & Conferences

Handweavers Guild of America

MidAtlantic Fiber Association

Complex Weavers

Festivals & Shows
(see calendar for dates)

Fall Fiber Festival of Virginia (Montpelier)

Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival

Shenandoah Valley Fiber Festival

Guild Member Sites & Blogs

Reedesigned -Lynette’s site, showing her paintings, jewelry, and fiber projects.

Elizabeth Creates – Elizabeth W’s artsy blog!

WovenGems  – natural fiber yarns including alpaca, cotton, silk and bamboo blends. Custom handweaving.

Knitting Sites

Ravelry – an online knit and crochet community

Spinning Sites

SpinOff Community the online community just for spinners!

Weaving Sites

Handweaving.net – site contains in excess of 50,000 hand weaving drafts, with more being added all the time. Each draft includes the standard threading, tie-up, treadling, and color drawdown. Drafts can be viewed, printed, and downloaded in WIF format. Weavolution – new site intended to be similar to Ravelry but emphasis is on weaving

Weavezine – online weaving magazine – complete with articles, projects, etc.

Weaving World Forum – a place to talk about everything involving any kind of weaving!

Vavstuga Swedish Weaving and Folk Arts – weaving school in western Massachusetts.

Publications

Handweaving.net – oodles and oodles of drafts, etc.

Handwoven Magazine – from Interweave Press

Interweave Knits Magazine

Shuttle, Spindle & Dyepot Magazine – from the Handweaver’s Guild of America

Spinning Wheel Sleuth

SpinOff Magazine – from Interweave Press

How-to Sites

Joy of Handspinning – a plethora of information about spinning fiber

Knitting Help – nice videos!

Knit Picks – here you will find wonderful video tutorials as well as fun shopping!

Vavstuga Swedish Weaving and Folk Arts – lots of mini videos showing a variety of weaving tips/tricks.

Local Artists

Lorie McCown’s Art +Craft Blog

Scarlett Suhy-Pons’ ceramic buttons

Everything Else

Juniper Moon Farm

Joan Griffen Tapestry Weaving – Lessons!

2 thoughts to “Resources”

  1. Hi, II was at the March 2nd meeting @ Jeff Davis HS. I expressed a desire to join, and just attempted to download the membership form on your new website, but received an Error # 404: NOT FOUND! How can I get the membership form?

    1. Valerie,
      I just wanted to let you know that I updated the link to the membership form and it is now working. Thank you for letting me know that there was a problem, and welcome!

      Lesley

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