Whatcom Weavers Guild Equipment Library Click here to view items available in the equipment library.
Within Whatcom County Allied Arts Gallery and Store at 1418 Cornwall Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225, phone 360-676-8548. Apple Yarns Great selection of knitting and other yarns, and classes. 1780 Iowa St. Bellingham, WA 98229, phone 360-756-9992, email email@example.com Dakota Art Store Local source of fabric dye and other art supplies. 1415 Cornwall Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225, phone 360-676-8918 Jansen Art Center A local venue for art exhibits and classes. Check their site for current events. Our WWG newsletter also features a list of their current fiber-related classes. 321 Front Street, Lynden, WA 98264, phone 360-354-3600, email firstname.lastname@example.org Candy Meacham Website and blog featuring fiber Art by guild member Candy Meacham Northwest Yarns Great selection of yarns, fibers and equipment. Recently expanded shop space includes weaving looms and supplies, where ongoing classes are offered. 1401 Commercial St, Bellingham WA 98225, phone 360-738-0167; email email@example.com Ragfinery A textile re-use center - fabric, yarn, patterns, equipment - all by donation and ever-changing. 1421 N Forest St, Bellingham WA 98225, phone 360-738-6977 Spincycle Yarns & Supply Co., 112 Grand Ave, Bellingham WA 98225 Specialty yarns including their own line, knitting/crochet supplies & classes, fabric, patterns & sewing notions (including findings for making bags/totes etc.) Weaving yarns: Maurice Brassard 8/4, 8/2 & 16/2 cotton, 22/2 cottolin, in the full line of colors, Gist Duet, Mallow & Array, plus Harrisville Shetland and Highland wool on cones. Hosting WWG once a month, Jane Stafford study group and public weaving demos, in the classroom space. Discounts on weaving yarns on demo days! Spindrifters The local spinners' group, under the guild umbrella of Northwest Spinners & Fiber Arts Association (NwFSA), meetings held monthly at Immanuel Lutheran Church on Hwy 9N. Contact SpindrifterNews@icloudcom
Near Whatcom County Gail Harker Center for Creative Arts Celebrating art and stitch. On-line and in-person classes available. 12636 Gilberg Rd, Mt. Vernon WA 98273 (just east of La Conner), phone 360-466-0110, email firstname.lastname@example.org Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum All things quilt & fiber arts - wonderful exhibits and classes. 703 S 2nd St, La Conner, WA 98257, phone 360-466-4288 Maiwa Natural dyes, artisan clothing and textiles, supporter of hand-made crafts, sponsor of textile symposia each autumn. 6-1666 Johnston Street, Granville Island, Vancouver, BC Canada V6H 3S2, phone 604-669-3939, email email@example.com The Schack Art Center Everett's art center, with a wide range of media, exhibits, and classes. 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett, WA 98201, phone 425-259-5050, email firstname.lastname@example.org Jane Stafford Textiles Weaving blog (wit and wisdom from Salt Spring Island), yarns, weaving kits, equipment and supplies. 142 Richard Flack Road, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 1N4, Phone/Fax: 250-537-9468, email: email@example.com The Weavers' School Great weaving instruction from Madelyn van der Hoogt, past editor of Handwoven magazine. 300 Ne 4th St, Coupeville, WA 98239, phone 360-678-6225 The Weaving Works Weaving supplies, yarns, equipment and classes. Storefront now closed but open as online store. Phone 206-524-1221, email firstname.lastname@example.org
More Distant and On-line Blazing Shuttles A source for beautiful hand-dyed warps. Kathrin Weber, phone 828-734-0685, email email@example.com Braiders Hand Japanese style braiding equipment; Marudai, Takadai, Tama, books, silk, kumimo disks & plates. email firstname.lastname@example.org Craftsy A large assortment of craft videos, including introductions to weaving and spinning. 999 18th St., Suite 240, Denver, CO 80202 Dharma Trading Company Dyes galore, plus dyeable scarves and fabrics. Based in Petaluma and San Rafael CA, phone 1-800-542-5227 The Eugene Textile Center A commercial center for supplies, equipment, classes and all things weaving and spinning, including a used equipment section. Habu Textiles Yarns and textiles with a Japanese sensibility. 99 Madison Avenue, Suite 503, New York, NY 10016, phone 888-667-4030, email email@example.com Halcyon A wonderful on-line supplier for yarns, fiber and more. 12 School St, Bath, ME 04530, phone 1-800-341-0282 or 207-442-7909 Handweaving.net Kris Bruland's website contains over 50,000 weaving drafts plus digital archives of Ralph Griswold documents on handweaving. Kakishibui (The site's owner, Chris Conrad, was a former guild member before she moved to Colorado) Kakishibui, 554 CR 101, Hesperus, CO 81326, phone 970-903-5116, email firstname.lastname@example.org LongthreadMedia.com Publishers of Handwoven Magazine, Little Looms, Spin-Off, and Piecework. offers quality online streaming courses and videos. Ravelry The go-to on-line knit and crochet community Tim's Treadle Reducer This will take your tie-up and attempt to find a tie-up for producing the same pattern using a loom with fewer treadles (a skeleton tie-up). The original tie-up is assumed to require only one treadle to be depressed at a time; the reduced tie-up may require 2 treadles to be pressed at once. Site by Tim McLarnan, Tremewan Professor of Mathematics, Earlham College,Richmond, IN 47374 TWIST (Tablet Weavers' International Studies & Techniques) A great website for tablet (card) weaving. 127 Circle Rd., Syracuse NY 13210, email email@example.com The Weavers Friend An on-line newsletter for rag rug weavers, offering loom manuals, history and resources. 5672 N Shore Dr., Duluth MN 55804, phone 218 525 5778 Weavershand An information page for weavers, specifically for those interested in tablet weaving, kumihimo, and ply splitting. Weavolution An on-line discussion group for handweavers, a way to connect with others who share your passion. WeaveZine An on-line collection of podcasts and articles by Syne Mitchell. Not currently updated, but very worthwhile. WEBS Knitting and weaving yarns, textile tools, books, and patterns. Mailing address: 6 Industrial Pkwy, Easthampton, MA 01027, phone 800-367-9327, email firstname.lastname@example.org Wild Fibers Magazine The "National Geographic" of fibers with lush photos and outstanding stories from around the world. PO Box 1752, Rockland, ME 0484, email email@example.com The Yarn Barn Yarns for knitting, weaving, crocheting, dyeing and fiber for spinning. 930 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS, phone 800-468-0035, email firstname.lastname@example.org