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 on line 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, tieup, 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 – on line 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 Comments

  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?

    • 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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