Resources


Studios and Classes

Museums and Art Centers

Weaving and Spinning Guilds

Publications

Major suppliers

And more

Studios and Classes:

Local weaving classes and online weaving instruction

Walnut Creek Center for Community Arts
https://www.communityarts.org/classes/decorative-fiber-arts

Meridian Jacobs, Vacaville
http://meridianjacobs.com

Crockett Fiber Studio
http://crockettfiberstudio.com/

Online classes:

Jane Stafford Textiles: https://janestaffordtextiles.com/

Vastruga Weaving Studios: https://www.vavstuga.com/videos/#virtual

Tien Chu, Working with Color: https://www.warpandweave.com/

Museums and Art Centers

Bay area fiber museums

Textile Arts Council, San Francisco
https://textileartscouncil.org

San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles
http://ww.sjmuseum.org

Regional and National Weaving Guilds:

HGA is a national organization. CNCH is the umbrella organization for our guild and sponsor of the annual conference, which will be held in San Mateo in May 2022.

HGA: The Handweavers Guild of America
https://weavespindye.org

Complex Weavers
http://www.complexweavers.org

CNCH: The Conference of Northern California Handweavers
http://cnch.org

Bay Area Weaving & Spinning Guilds:

Golden Gate Weavers, Berkeley CA
https://goldengateweavers.org

Loom and Shuttle Weaving Guild, San Francisco CA
http://www.loomandshuttleguild.orgO

Treadles to Threads Spinning Guild, Walnut Creek CA
https://treadles2threads.blogspot.com

Spindles & Flyers Spinning Guild, Berkeley CA
http://www.spindlesandflyers.org

Publications, print and digital:

Two of our favorite weaving magazines

Handwoven
https://handwovenmagazine.com

Heddlecraft, a digital weaving magazine by Robin Spady
https://heddlecraft.com/index.html


Major suppliers:

We encourage everyone to shop locally for yarns and supplies. However, sometimes you need a special yarn or want to view equipment available.

Eugene Textile Center: https://www.eugenetextilecenter.com

Paradise Fibers: https://www.paradisefibers.com/

Halacon Yarn: https://halcyonyarn.com/weaving/

The Woolery: https://woolery.com/

The Yarn Barn of Kansas: https://www.yarnbarn-ks.com

Cotton Clouds: https://cottonclouds.com

WEBS: https://www.yarn.com/pages/weaving

And more..

An archive and other links related related to weaving.

A digital archive of weaving drafts and historical information, with extra features for subscribers: https://handweaving.net/

About sources of fiber and local organizations.

Linda Cortright’s Wild Fibers magazine, books, beautiful cashmere and travel adventures: https://www.wildfibersmagazine.com/

Chico Flax: https://chicoflax.com/

Fibershed: https://fibershed.org