Resources

Guilds and Organizations
CNCH – Conference of Northern California Handweavers

Complex Weavers

Handweaving Guild of America

HGA Calendar

Nevada County Arts Council

The Curious Forge


Members’ Websites and Blogs
A Star Alpacas – Alpaca Ranch; Yarn; fiber for spinning and felting, knitting classes. Guild Member: Kerry Anderson

Lickinflames – Ceramic bowls and shawl pins. Guild Member: Brenda Atchison

Tamarack Fiber Arts – Instruction in knitting, beginning spinning and weaving,  items for sale. Guild Member: Donna Guyot Johnson

Foothill Weaving – Weaver’s blog. Guild Member: Ingrid Knox

Fibergarten – Felted items for sale. Guild Member: Beth Leydon

Paper Mills – Handprinted wallpaper and fabrics. Guild Member: Amy Mills

Ms Fiber – Knitting, spinning and weaving classes; woven and knit items for sale; knitting patterns. Guild Member: Eileen Lee

Auburn Needle Works – Needle art, yarn, knitting, weaving, needlepoint supplies and classes> Guild Member: Donna Seaman

Chic Thrills – Handmade, fun, funky, vintage, retro items – eco-dyed, felted, woven. Guild Member: Sierra Mohr


Techniques & Tips
Cleaning Symbols: Fabric and Yarn – Guide to Common Home Laundering & Drycleaning Symbols
Handweaving.net – Weaving Draft and Documents Archive
Ralph Griswold – On-Line Digital Archive of Documents on Weaving and Related Topics
Tim’s Treadle Reducer – Tool to help reduce number of required tredles for a weaving draft
Yarn Standards – Standards and Guidelines for Crocheting and Knitting

Backstrap Weaving – Laverne Waddintgon’s blog with tutorials and multiple resources


Miscellaneous Sites
Nevada County Fair
KVMR Celtic Festival