Resources

Links for Some Favorite Resources Provided by Our Members

The appearance of any website on this page, commercial or noncommercial, does not constitute endorsement or support by the Warp & Weft Weavers Guild. These listings are merely offered as helpful starting points by our members, individually or collectively.

Advanced Book Exchange
Looking for an out-of-print book on the fiber arts? Try this combined listing from hundreds of used book dealers.   

Bahr Creek Llamas & Fiber Studio
Llamas, fiber, looms, wheels & more. 

Chicago Weaving School
The Chicago Weaving School opened in 2004 to expose people to the ancient craft of hand weaving. 

Complex Weavers
Complex Weavers is dedicated to expanding the boundaries of handweaving, to encourage weavers to develop their own creative styles, to inspire through research, documentation, and the sharing of innovative ideas.

Esther’s Place
A fiber arts studio in Big Rock, Illinois. 

The Fine Line Creative Arts Center
Provides classes in all aspects of fiber arts, including supplies, in St. Charles, Illinois.

FiberArts Online
Various fiber arts resources and links.

The Fold
Guild Member Toni Neil’s spinning, weaving, and dyeing supplies and tools website.

Halcyon Yarn
Mail order supplier of yarns, fiber, books, and equipment. Discounts for larger orders.

Handweavers Guild of America
Not just for weavers, but of importance to anyone interested in all aspects of the fiber arts, from basketry to dyeing.

Heddlecraft
A digital weaving magazine designed for weavers who already know how to weave and desire a better understanding of weaving and weave structures.

Hollow Tree Spinners
A McHenry County guild focusing on spinning, felting, and dyeing. 

Illinois Prairie Weavers Guild
Weaving Guild in the Chicago area meeting in Lombard, IL, to promote and advance handweaving. 

I‘loominating Designs
Guild Member Linda Arndt’s Woven Art website.

Intertwined By Jean
Guild Member Jean Niemann’s traveling, tapestry loom, and fiber arts website. 

Interweave
Publisher of titles related to knitting, crochet, beading, jewelry-making, and mixed-media techniques. 

Long Thread Media
Publishers of Handwoven and SpinOff as well as many interesting books and pamphlets on fiber arts topics. 

Louet Sales
Weaving equipment and yarn.

Midwest Weavers Association
The next Midwest Weavers Conference has not yet been scheduled.

Northwest Area Arts Council
Membership is comprised of various arts organizations, working artists, photographers, writers, their families and organizations who support and appreciate the arts and located in Crystal Lake, IL. 

PROChemical & Dye
Everything for dying fiber. 

R & M Yarns
Direct source for yarns. 

Sievers School of Fiber Arts
Classes in all aspects of the fiber arts, on scenic Washington Island, WI. 

The Woolery
Buying some weaving items from the Woolery?
If so, Warp & Weft Weavers Guild participates in the Woolery’s Rewards Program, which provides annual financial rewards for our Guild.

TLD Design Center and Gallery
Tammy Deck’s Design Center and Gallery in Westmont and Berwyn, IL. Gallery, Classes, Equipment, Supplies, and ArtWear. 

Treenway Silks
Specialized fiber supplier for silk yarn and kits. 

University of Illinois – Extension – Lake & McHenry Counties
LOTS of Great Lake McHenry county activities and info. 

Vavning Studio
Guild Member Juanita Hofstrom’s Website for classes & weavings. 

Weavers Guild of the North Shore
Weavers Guild for northeast IL located in Evanston, Illinois. 

WEBS
Mail order supplier of yarns, equipment, and books. Discounts for larger orders.

Wisconsin Handweavers
Handweavers guild that meets in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Yarn Barn of Kansas
Mail order supplier of yarns, equipment, and books.