Pikes Peak Weavers Guild

Web Resources

Weaving Resources

This site contains a huge collection of weaving drafts, journals, and other publications. Basic access is free, but a small annual subscription unlocks many useful features, including full draft and color editing.

On-Line Digital Archive of Documents on Weaving and Related Topics
This valuable resource contains thousands of periodicals, books, articles, and other documents about weaving, basketry, lace, and related topics. It is free to use.

Inkle Loom Pattern Designer
A web-based pattern design tool for inkle bands to help you create and visualize your own patterns

The Loomy Bin
A design tool for tablet weaving, an article about shadow weave on floor looms, and list of the author’s publications

Tim’s Treadle Reducer
A web-based tool to create a skeleton tie-up (one that uses 2 or more treadles simultaneously) based on a draft that needs more treadles than your loom has available

Backstrap Weaving
Laverne Waddington’s website and collected information on backstrap weaving

Dyeing Resources

Dharma Trading Company
Dharma has many how-to articles as well as being a major supplier of dyes, dye supplies, and dyeable goods

Maiwa has a wealth of information on natural dyes, as well as being a supplier of natural dyes, dye supplies and dyeable goods

Paula Burch All About Hand Dyeing
A valuable resource on dyeing with many details about the hows and whys of dyes