Resources – Local Fiber Arts Resources

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Local Fiber Arts Instruction:

Weaving – Tapestry:  Joan Griffin Tapestry – For beginning or intermediate tapestry classes, contact Joan Griffin at
Weaving – General:  Laurie Duxbury – Private Weaving instruction, Workshops, contact Laurie at
Knitting, Spinning, Weaving:  Ewe Fine Fiber Goods – Various classes and workshops, contact Deren Bader at

Knitting, Spinning, Weaving, Sewing:  Pine Camp, Richmond VA – Various classes in fiber arts and other handcrafts through Richmond Parks & Rec. For more info, visit their website HERE.

Knitting, Spinning, Weaving, Sewing, Ceramics, Jewelry, Glass, Photography, Printmaking:  Visual Arts Center, Richmond VA – Get more information and see the class/workshop schedule HERE.

Local Fiber Farms:

Hope of Glory Farm – Scottsville, VA
Judi Bisson, Breeder of Black, Brown and Gray Huacaya Alpacas

Lucky Leap Farm – Ivy, VA
Stephanie Helvin, Angora and Dairy goats, goats milk soap, fiber

Mangham Manor – Charlottesville, VA
Michele Mangham, produces quality breeding stock to launch other flocks & to supply other breeders with high caliber genetics that can improve their genetic pool. Also sells the fiber produced by the sheep & angoras as both finished ready to wear products & in its freshly shorn, raw state.

Local Fiber Arts Supplies:

Magpie Knits
Laughing Sheep Yarns
Ewe Fine Fiber Goods
Wool2Dye4 – Undyed yarn, fiber and blanks for the hand-dyer.

Fiber Arts Blogs & Websites:
Kimberly’s Heirloom Crafts – Kimberly Radcliffe
Lucky Leap Farm – Stephanie Helvin