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Tapestry Organizations
Tapestry Groups
Tapestry Blogs
Fiber Organizations
Craft Organizations
Weaving Supplies
Learning  Opportunities
Workshop Instructors

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Link of the Month: Barbara Burns

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Tapestry Organizations

Gloria F. Ross Center for Tapestry Studies, Tucson, AZ,USA
Studies in Western Tapestry

Tapestry Groups

B.C. Stars (British Columbia Society of Tapestry Artists)
Contact: Barbara Heller bheller@telus.net

The British Tapestry Group

The Canadian Tapestry Network
Co-editors:Madeleine Darling-Tung madeleinedt@shaw.ca and Barbara Heller bheller@telus.net.

Chicago Tapestry

Desert Tapestry Weavers
Contact: Kathy Perkins, 7408 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87505, TapKath at aol dot com or Lyn Hart, 3003 W. Camino Christy, Tucson, AZ 85742, desertsonghart at gmail dot com

European Tapestry Forum

TAPIS (Tapestry Artists from Vancouver Island)
Contact: Elaine Duncan P.O. Box 623, Errington, BC, Canada V0R1V0, or Anne Clark 163 Wildwood Ave., Victoria, BC, Canada V8S 3V8,
Currently dues are a one-time-only $10.00.

TAPS (Tapestry Artists of Puget Sound)
For more information about the membership jury process for TAPS
contact Mary Lane 703 Foote Street, NW, Olympia, WA, 98502.

TWiNE (Tapestry Weavers in New England)
Contact: Janet Austin 191 Cedar St., E. Greenwich, RI 02818. Membership is $20 yearly and open to anyone.

TWS (Tapestry Weavers South)
Contact: Membership Chair, Rosemary Smith rpsmith5 at windstream dot net
Membership is $20 yearly and open to anyone.

TWW (Tapestry Weavers West)
Contact: Marcia Ellis,  5565 Idlewood Rd., Santa Rosa , CA. 95404 
Membership is $25 yearly and open to anyone.

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Fiber Organizations

Association of Northwest Weavers' Guilds
Handweavers Guild of America, Inc.
L'association du Domaine de la Lice
Sudbury and District, Weaver's and Spinner's Guild
Surface Design Association, Sebastapol, California, USA

Craft Organizations

Baulines Crafts Guild


Brown Grotta Arts
Gail Martin Gallery, New York, NY
Shaw Cramer Gallery, Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts

Weaving Southwest, Taos, New Mexico

Weaving Supplies in alphabetical order...

Ashford Looms, New Zealand
Blomqvist/Nordiska,Textil-Garner AB, Överlida, Sweden
Bountiful, Colorado, USA
Borgs Vävgarner AB, Sweden
Brennan Pipe Looms, Jesse Brennan
Columbine yarns, Bothell, Washington, USA
Fibres Plus, Whonnock, Maple Ridge, B.C.
Fine Fiber Press, Albany, Or., USA
Fireside Looms, Butler PA, USA
George Weil Fibrecrafts, Surrey, UK
The Lamb's Wool, Lansdale, PA, USA
Lunatic Fringe, Havana, Florida, USA
Mirrix Looms, New Hampshire, USA
Norsk Fjord Fiber,Sapphire,North Carolina, USA
Nordic Studios,Katy, Texas, USA
Running Moon Farm, Dry Creek, Louisiana, USA
Schacht Spindle Co., Boulder, Colorado, USA
Spinning Loft, Howell, Michigan, USA
Tierra Wools, New Mexico, USA
Unicorn Books and Crafts, California, USA
Victorian Tapestry Workshop, Melbourne, Australia
Weavers Bazaar, UK
Weaving Southwest, New Mexico, USA
Weaving Works, Washington, USA
The Woolery, Frankfort, Kentucky, USA
Ymmyarns 4 Tapestry, Australia

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Magazines in alphabetical order...

Shuttle, Spindle and Dyepot
Surface Design

Learning Opportunities (also see Where to Find) by location

USA - Mid-Atlantic and Southeast
Joan Griffin, Virginia, USA

USA - West
Nancy Jackson,Timshel Studio, Vallejo, California, USA
• Lynda Brothers, Moorpark, CA, 805-523-3101 email her
• Kathe Todd-Hooker, Salem, OR, USA, email her
Damascus Fiber Arts School , Damascus, Oregon, 503-558-1727
Weaving Works, Seattle, Washington, USA
• Joanne Hall, Montana, USA, jah at montana dot com
Tricia Goldberg, Berkeley, California, USA


Line Dufour, Ontario, Canada
Krystyna Sadej, Ottawa & Orleans, Ontario, Canada

United Kingdom
Tapestry and Textile Art programme, West Dean College, UK

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Workshop Instructors
List of people who teach at conferences, events, alterative educational venues. Check various websites for current schedules or contact a teacher to set up a workshop for your guild.

Archie Brennan and Susan Martin Maffei
Kathe Todd-Hooker, Oregon, USA
Pam Patrie, Oregon, USA
Sarah C. Swett, Idaho, USA
• Joanne Hall, Montana, USA, jah at montana dot com
Marilou Schultz, Mesa, AZ, USA
Mirrix Looms, New Hampshire, USA

Navajo Rug Information:

Navajo Rug Repair Company

Links of Interest:

jeanne b.'s tapestry links