The craft of weaving is also known as "handweaving", to distinguish it from mass-production machine weaving which makes most of the fabric today. It is creating fabric from fiber, by interlacing warp and weft threads. This category and its subcategories cover informational and educational sites about weaving and weavers, equipment, techniques, festivals and events.

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21st Century Art
Online exhibition of fabric making and embellishment, with emphasis on grid-based designs.
Blackdown Hills Natural Fibres
Group of fibre farmers, processors and users working with Alpaca, Cashmere, Mohair and wool products.
Blazing Shuttles Handweaving
Kathrin Weber Scott's handweaving and hand-dyeing images and process information. Fiber Classes offered to Guilds and Art/Craft Schools.
Bonnie Tarses
Textile designer specializing in one-of-a-kind and custom handwovens. Trademark techniques include color horoscope weaving, words in color, and easy ikat.
Brunold Software
Db-Weben is software for handweavers. Free demo version available.
Crazy As A Loom Weaving Studio
Studio tour and hand wovens including portage fluff rugs, placemats, blue jean rugs, scarves, shawls, and table runners.
Gill Back's Weaving
Spinner and weaver with a gallery of handwoven rugs, cushion covers, wall hangings, shawls and scarfs.
Interactive Tartan Weaver
A tool which allows the user to design a tartan by choosing a stripe sequence from a selection of colours.
Linda Hartshorn, handweaver, dyer
An online portfolio of Linda's work, information on weaving classes and workshops.
Loom Dancer Designs
Online gallery of original Rio Grande traditional weaving by Cari Ann Sample-Malver. Works include rugs, blankets, saddle blankets and tapestries.
Loop of the Loom
Hand weaving studio in New York City, specializing in Japanese Saori method. Includes schedule of upcoming events, classes and online gallery.
Melentine
Free weaving projects aimed at the beginning weaver.
Ralph Griswold's Digital Weaving Archive
A collection of out-of-print documents on weaving, textile manufacture, design and pattern.
Santa Fe School of Weaving
List of classes and workshops, also supplies available.
Saori Hand-weaving of New England
A site promoting the form of weaving from Japan known as Saori. Lessons available in Worcester, MA.
Scalpay Linen
Spinners, weavers and dyers of linen and wool based in the Outer Hebrides.
Spinning Down Under
Information on small loom building, weaving how-to, projects, and textile craft links.
Taniko Weaving
Gallery and information on New Zealand Maori weaving, a twined method of creating native geometric designs by artist Judy Shorten.
The Textile Museum
Located in Washington, DC, the Textile Museum is dedicated to furthering the understanding of mankind's creative achievements in the textile arts. The museum's calendar, exhibitions, and shop are available.
Textile School
Information about fibers, textile, products and processes
Tim's Rudimentary Treadle Reducer
A calculator to find a skeleton tie-up to reduce the number of treadles required for a weaving pattern.
Walster Weavers
A Shetland group handweaving wool and other fibres on handlooms, producing clothing, accessories and home items.
Weavezine
Free online weaving magazine with articles for weavers of all levels, providing inspiration and information on techniques.
Weaving Art Museum and Research Institute (WAMRI)
Online virtual galleries present changing exhibitions of masterpieces of textile art from the eastern Mediterranean.
Weaving in Beauty
Information on Navajo weaving and culture including events, educational opportunities, bibliography and advice on purchasing textiles.
Weavolution
Online social network for hand-weavers from around the world.

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