Resources – Instructional Materials & Videos

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general Fiber Arts:

Craftsy Blog – get a daily email with links to blog posts on Knitting, Crochet, Sewing, Art, Cooking etc.
Crafting with your Hands: Needlework Arts! – Links to tons of tutorials on quilting, embroidery, crochet, and knitting.


Interweave Press/Spin-Off Magazine: Includes Spin-Off Magazine, Spinning Daily, Forums
Wild Fibers Magazine
Celia Quinn on Spinning Silk
Spinning Daily Drop Spindle Free eBook
All About Spinning Wool
Out for a Spin – Intro to Spinning Basics


Download the 4-shaft Weaving Worksheet
Download the 8-shaft Weaving Worksheet
How to warp a loom back-to-front – Webs
Design patterns and color combinations for potholders and pin looms with the Harrisville Designs Potholder Wizard.
How to Prepare a Dummy Warp – Kathrin Weber
How to Prepare Plant Materials for Weaving – Patricia Morton
Weaving Samplers, from the Schacht Blog – Twill Part I & Part II, and Lace

Weaving Software:
Fiberworks PCW
WeaveDesign Software – Free Design Software, good for  beginners, from the Pikes Peak Weavers Guild

Helpful Weaving Links:
DY Begay at the Fralin Museum in Charlottesville
Draft Archive at
Ralph Griswold’s Vast Publication Archive
Deb McClintock’s Research
Bill Koepp’s Helpful Terms
High-tech Glossary
Halcyon Yarn’s video on weaving with sock yarn
Su Butler’s site – Rayon Chenille a specialty
Interweave Press, Handwoven, Spin-Off and Piecework Magazine Publisher
A Resource Guide to Knitting and Weaving at Paradise Fibers
Marg Coe’s Coeproduced Resources – Lots of great tips and worksheets, online workshops in computer weaving design
Marg Coe’s neat trick using for a texsolv repair heddle
Marg Coe’s Hemstitching Info
Sleying Chart

Weaving Yahoo Group – General Weaving
Rug Weaving Yahoo Group
WeaveTech Yahoo Group – Intermediate to Advanced Weavers