This is a work in progress as I try to extract all the useful links to resources – products, sites, articles etc that I have included in my posts for the last two years or so and gather them all here in one place. Hopefully I will be able to add three or four new links to this page each week. I hope that you find it useful!
Available in different lengths.
This is not a how-to type of book but has some nice pictures of the textiles which can be enjoyed by non-Spanish speakers.
Yes, I am plugging my book here but a girl’s gotta make living, right? 🙂
Here is my second book which is a follow-up to Andean Pebble Weave. Use the skills you have acquired from the first book to weave over 150 new patterns! Buy the download from Patternfish.com.
Pattern Generator for warp faced bands
Apparently you can’t print the generated pattern but you can always take a screen shot of it and print that.
Two books by Ing-Marie Frid, Leksandsband I and II, which contain pattern charts and photos of these traditional Swedish bands, can be bought directly from the author through this contact address: email@example.com
MAGICAL MOONS ETSY STORE:Magical Moons custom made swords for backstrap weaving. Terri modeled the small one on the dimensions of my favorite Peruvian band weaving sword and added some touches to make it her own design. She also makes pick-up sticks modeled on those used by the Guatemalan weavers to do supplementary-weft patterning.
The Metropoitan Museum of Art website Publications page offers hundreds of free downloadable books including this one on Andean Four-Cornered Hats.
A free e-book in both English and Spanish on the Patagonian Loom which is in use southern Chile. It is filled with pictures on the spinning, dyeing and weaving processes with instructions for setting up the loom for various plain-weave projects.
A free e-booklet in Spanish on natural dye sources in southern Patagonia.
Magnetic barrel clasps from my friend Karen at What A Braid. I particularly like these for bangles as the clasp locks. Use them for kumihimo braids or tubular woven bands.
My video on Operating a Backstrap Loom is available for streaming or as a dvd from Taproot Video
Taproot Video…a home for videos and classes on folkart techniques which are available for streaming or as dvds. It’s the home of my Operating a Backstrap Loom video.