Yarn and Fiber Shops / Weaving and Spinning Equipment
A selection of local yarn and fiber stores. These shops provide materials, tools, and equipment for weaving, spinning, dyeing, felting, and rug hooking. Many also offer classes. Check their website for details.
Yarnivore, San Antonio, Texas yarnivoresa.net
Offering a variety of classes in weaving and spinning.
Yarnorama!, Paige, Texas www.yarnorama.com
Extensive stock of fibers and supplies. Website lists workshops, spinning group and weaving group meetups.
Weaving and Spinning Instruction
CHT Teacher Roster CHT members offering instruction in a variety of fiber arts
Southwest School of Art (SSA) www.swschool.org San Antonio, Texas
The SSA is located on the beautiful San Antonio River Walk. The campus has the first stand alone BFA program in Texas. It also offers semester long community education weaving courses and many weekend workshops from nationally known fiber and surface design instructors.
Websites for and from Texas Fiber Folk
Fiber Related Experiences
Fiber Related Interest Groups
Other Helpful Links
YarnSub This site has a large database of current and discontinued yarns that you can browse directly or search with our custom-built search engine.
Steve McCurry 9 Photo Composition Tips Tips for creating eye catching photos
GIMP Provides the tools needed for high quality image manipulation.
Photographing Quilts Tutorial An easy to read page from quilt artist, Maria Elkins, with tips and how-to’s for photographing your textile artwork
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