Resources for Fiber Artists

Affiliations

Mid-Atlantic Fiber Association

MAFA is a non-profit organization whose objectives are to promote education in the fiber arts; to plan, organize, and conduct conferences; and to facilitate communication among member guilds.
www.mafafiber.org

Handweavers Guild of America

HGA provides educational programs, conferences, and an award-winning quarterly publication to its members as it seeks to increase awareness of and appreciation for the fiber arts.
www.weavespindye.org

Weave a Real Peace

WARP is a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering women and communities-in-need around the world through textile arts.
www.weavearealpeace.org

Publications

Weaving Lives at 65: An Anniversary Exhibit

Celebrating the Guild's 65th anniversary, this book incorporates history, photos and 33 project drafts. To check on availability and to order your copy ($24.95 plus shipping and applicable tax), inquire at book@weaversguildofrochester.org.

Handwoven

Original weaving designs, tips and techniques. Five issues a year.
www.interweave.com

Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot

Quarterly HGA journal featuring a broad spectrum of articles about the fiber arts.
www.weavespindye.org

Member Websites

Margaret 'Peg' Cherre

www.handwovenscarves.com

Anne Fischer

www.annemfischer.com

Melita Gill

www.mountainstarstudio.com

Denise Kovnat

www.denisekovnat.com

Heather Olson

www.heatherolsonstudios.com

Sarah Saulson

www.sarahsaulson.com

Jan Hewitt Towsley

www.facebook.com/jhtowsley

Marcia Weinert

www.undeniablyloopy.com

Retailers

Special thanks to these retailers who support the Weavers' Guild of Rochester.

Beads ‘N Things

www.beadsnthings-ny.com

Daft Dames Handcrafts, 13384 Main Road, Akron, NY, 14001, (716) 542-4235

www.facebook.com/pages/Daft-Dames-Handcrafts/162647053759257

Halcyon Yarns, 12 School St, Bath, ME 04530, (207) 442-7909

www.halcyonyarn.com

Hope Farm, 2921 Oakmount Road, East Bloomfield, NY  14669

www.hopefarmalpacas.com

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores

www.joann.com

The Loom Magician, C. Penoyer, 29 Country Lane, Penfield, NY, (585) 586-8613

Yarne Source

www.yarnesource.com