Spinning & weaving
Association of Guilds of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers
'The preservation and improvement of the craftsmanship in hand weaving, spinning and dyeing for the benefit of the public and the promotion of public education in such craftsmanship.' Find local guilds, crafts people, events etc.
Expanding the boundaries of handweaving, encouraging creativity, inspiring & sharing innovative ideas. We challenge our skills and imagination by sharing information and innovations with our fellow weavers – both directly and through our study groups, Seminars, Journal and biennial exhibition, Complexity.
'A digital weaving archive with drafts, historic weaving documents, and more. This website contains 69917 hand weaving drafts, many of which are public domain.' Plus Ralph Griswold's digital archive of weaving, lace, and textile material.
Joy of Handspinning
'Whether you take the traditional or contemporary approach, our goal is to share with you the joy in handspinning fibre into yarn.' Spindles, spinning wheels, spinning techniques and info on fibres and dyeing.
On-Line Digital Archive of Documents on Weaving & Related Topics
Huge resource of thousands of downloadable items on weaving, basketry, lace, and related subjects.
Online Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers
Members-only website for discussions, a virtual library and online programmes & workshops.
UK Spinning Wheels
'A resource for learning about spinning wheels made in the UK during the 20th C, with some reference to older traditions and to wheels made elsewhere that turn up in the British Isles.'