Some useful ATA resources

ATA has a wide variety of programs and our website is full of useful information. It can be hard to digest it all as a new member. This short list of resources is offered as an introduction.

ATA’s Mentoring Program
Click here

List of Tapestry Instructors
Click here

List of Tapestry Weaving Supplies
Click here


  • Noel Bennett, “Working with the Wool: How to Weave a Navajo Rug”
  • Peter Collingwood, “The Techniques of Rug Weaving” (Also available here: (Click on ‘books’ and go to Collingwood; the book is in 4-5 PDF files. Download all to get the entire book.)
  • Kirsten Glasbrook, “Tapestry Weaving”
  • Nancy Harvey, “Tapestry Weaving: A Comprehensive Study Guide”
  • Shirley Held, “Weaving: A Handbook of the Fiber Arts”
  • Kathe Todd-Hooker, “Tapestry 101”
  • Carol Russell, “The Tapestry Handbook”
  • Joanne Soroka, “Tapestry Weaving: Design and Technique”

Click here, then click on Videos in the Table of Contents.

ATA has an email list for members to talk about whatever interests them. This is a great place to ask questions. You can sign up to participate here: Or email the list manager, Christine Laffer,

If you would like to see a full listing of ATA’s programs, click here.