Fiber Arts in the Community

Do you want or need a fiber arts demonstration? The Fredericksburg Spinners and Weavers Guild (FSWG) offers demonstrations to the community to raise awareness of the beauty and benefits of learning and practicing fiber arts. We like to talk about: If you or your organization would like to explore demonstartions or learning opportunities through the […]

For Sale: Spool Rack – can hold up to 72 spools

  Name: Aileen CampbellEmail Address: specedt1 (at) gmail.comPhone: (703) 507-0265   This spool rack is wooden and has been gathering experience in the weaving world for many years but has managed to stay in good shape. Spool racks are generally used for warping sectional warp beams. She has six vertical sets of metal arms that […]

For Sale: Spinolution Firefly Electric Spinning Wheel

FOR SALE: Spinolution Firefly E-spinner – purchased in 2014. $1400.00 (would currently cost you $2435.00 +) Includes: charger, car charger, foot control, 3 – 32 ounce bobbins, 3 – 16 ounce bobbins, flyer heads for each size, skein winder, and lazy Kate. The photograph shows only 2 16 ounce bobbins but there are 3 and […]

For Sale: The Weaver’s Idea Book: Creative Cloth on a Rigid Heddle Loom Spiral-bound

The Weaver’s Idea Book: Creative Cloth on a Rigid Heddle Loom Spiral-bound  by  Jane Patrick  (Author) New and experienced weavers alike are always on the lookout for new weave-structure patterns. The Weaver’s Idea Book presents a wide variety of patterns for the simple rigid-heddle loom, accompanied by harness drafts for multishaft looms. Each chapter contains weaving patterns along with swatches […]

For Sale: Learning to Weave – Paperback

Learning to Weave Paperback – Illustrated, April 1, 2009 by  Deborah Chandler  (Author) Originally published in 1984 (under the name Learning to Weave with Debbie Redding), more than 150,000 copies have sold to weavers who have used this unparalleled study guide to learn from scratch or to hone their skills. Written with a mentoring voice, each lesson includes […]

For Sale: Hands on Rigid Heddle Weaving – Paperback

Hands on Rigid Heddle Weaving – December 1, 1987  by Betty Linn Davenport  (Author), Ann Sabin  (Illustrator), Joe Coca  (Photographer) With instructions for how to make wonderful projects and plain-weave variations, this user-friendly guide covers choosing, setting up, and weaving on a rigid heddle loom. Both beginners and experienced weavers will value its thriftiness and versatility. New. Smoke […]

Weaving Made Easy: 17 Projects Using a Simple Loom – Paperback

Weaving Made Easy: 17 Projects Using a Simple Loom by Liz Gipson This easy and accessible guide to weaving uses the simple rigid-heddle loom to create fabrics that are a perfect blend of fun and functionality. The rigid-heddle loom is small, portable, and affordable, making it the perfect starting point for anyone wanting to learn […]

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