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.
Fancy Fibers, Farmersville, Texas fancyfibersstore.com
Along with supplies and materials, the store hosts a Rigid Heddle Club Meeting on the 4th Saturday of each month from 1 – 3 pm. Contact Mary Berry at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Giovanna Imperia, Houston, Texas giovannaimperia.com A variety of active and fine fibers, many sourced from Italy. studio is located in Houston at 208 Emerson street — in the historical neighborhood of Westmoreland.
Lone Star Loom Room, Houston, Texas www.lonestarloomroom.com
Extensive stock of fibers and supplies. Swedish yarns, Vav Magazine, and Swedish weaving books available.
Yarnivore, San Antonio, Texas yarnivoresa.net
Offering a variety of classes in weaving. SAHG Spinning group meets here the 3rd Saturday of each month.
Yarnorama!, Paige, Texas www.yarnorama.com
Extensive stock of fibers and supplies. Website lists workshops, spinning group and weaving group meetups.
The Loom Room, Comfort Texas www.theloomroom.net
The Loom Room is housed completely in the 1800 Sq Ft of the 1879 Faltin Historical Building. We are excited to offer this new space to the fiber enthusiasts in the area to come and explore the arts of weaving and spinning.
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
2017 CHT Biennial Conference: Crossing Threads, Connecting Cultures
2019 CHT Art Camp
Workshops and Education offered by Texas Guilds
Explore Fiber’s Conference, Seminar, and Institutes Page
Fiber Related Interest Groups
Other Helpful Links
Handweaving Drafts and Design Archive
Handweavers Guild of America
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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