Useful Information and Links
- Shop at The Woolery through this link, and the guild will receive a % of the amount spent!
- When you order from Halcyon Yarn, make a note of “Warped Weavers Guild” in the comments box or mention on the phone, and we will earn 5% cash back!
- Show off our cool logo on your favorite items by ordering through our Cafe Press store.
- Another great source for fibers and equipment is the Yarn Barn of Kansas. While they do not offer a guild rewards program, they do offer discounts on bulk orders. They also have a large variety of weaving project kits available!
- Shop Interweave Press’s site for magazine subscriptions to Handwoven or Spin-Off, or for exciting fiber arts books.
- Handweaving.net is a weaving pattern and book archive, that is free to use. Many out of print books are online, as well as plenty of weaving software-ready files. A great resource!
- Weaving today is the helpful blog produced by Interweave press. Back posts have a range of great tips and tricks, as well as solutions and patterns for weavers.
- Check out Weavolution, a social media and forums site for handweavers all across the world.
- Ravelry is another great social media site that is full of inspiration and project patterns, especially for knitters and crocheters.
- Tom Knisley’s and daughter Sarah Bixler’s new studio Red Stone Glen is up and running! There are loads of fiber arts classes that you can sign up for, and they even have a retail store.
- Need to figure out a skeleton tie for that weaving pattern, but not sure how? Don’t worry, use Tim’s Treadle Reducer, and forget doing math!
- Here is a great site for tons of information about crochet! (Thanks to Kelsey W. for bringing this to our attention!).
Crochet In the Car
Other Fiber Arts groups:
- MAFA, or the Mid Atlantic Fiber Association, is a collaborative group of many guilds. Our guild is a member guild. Be sure to look at the information for their upcoming Conference in 2017!
- The Handweavers Guild of America is a national association of weavers. They offer a variety of resources, including a Masters of Excellence certification program, a magazine (Shuttle Spindle and Dyepot), shopping opportunities, as well as their bi-annual national conference Convergence.
- The Complex Weavers Guild is an online guild that encourages its members to push their weaving skills. They have many study groups, a printed journals, and a library that members can access.
- The Central Pennsylvania Guild of Handweavers meets in East Berlin, PA. Some of our members carpool to these meetings, so inquire if you would like to join up.
- The Weavers Guild of Greater Baltimore meets in Ellicott City, MD, just outside of Baltimore.
- The Potomac Fiber Arts Guild is a guild in the greater Washington, D.C. area.
- The Philadelphia Guild of Handweavers meets in Manayunk, Pennsylvania.
- The Harmony Weavers Guild meets in Wilmington Delaware.
- The Chesapeake Weavers is a group that meets in the greater Annapolis area of Maryland.
- The Franes Irwin Handweavers is a fiber arts group that meets in Blairstown, New Jersey.
- The South Jersey Guild of Spinners and Handweavers meets in Moorestown, New Jersey.
- The Handweavers of Bucks County meets in New Hope, Pennsylvania, and has been around since 1953.
- The Flying Geese Quilt Guild is a large Harford County quilting guild. They meet in Fallston, MD.
- Knitting and crochet groups abound in our area. Check out the Wool Works Resources listing to find one that suits you.
- Glory Bee’s Sewing Center is a new sewing shop that offers classes, fabrics and yarns.