North Shore Weavers: ucskokie

North Shore Weavers

Where:
Skokie, IL

Map:
Skokie, IL
When:
10:00 A.M.

1st Thursday each month
Guild Contact:
Diana Urso

Email: ursogriff at @aol.com

Various weavers from the entire Chicagoland area. Holiday sponsored Art of Fiber Show/Sale at Botanic Gardens in Glencoe, IL. Workshops and presentations offered at each meeting.

Weaving Guilds and Classes

Textile Artist Galleries

Textile Instructors and Teachers

Weavers Guilds: US

Beginner Weaving Books

The Weaver’s Book: Fundamentals of Handweaving
UK: Fundamentals of Handweaving

The Weaver’s Studio: Doubleweave
How to weave a tube, and a tube within a tube.
UK: Doubleweave

Hands on Rigid Heddle Weaving
Wonderful projects and plain-weave variations, this user-friendly guide covers choosing, setting up, and weaving on a rigid heddle loom.
UK: Hands on Rigid Heddle

A Handweaver’s Pattern Book
A collection of 377 patterns for four-harness weaving, organized in groups of similar designs. This is one of the first weaving books I bought and it is still one of my favourites.
UK: Handweavers Pattern Book

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Last Updated on March 18, 2018 by Paivi Suomi

By Paivi Suomi

I've had an interest in weaving, looms, yarns and textiles since I was a small child. I learned to knit, crochet, sew, do needlepoint at my mother's knee. My grandmother was a Saami from northern Norway. I am very interested in studying more about traditional Saami and Finnish style weaving and handicrafts. Paivi Suomi