Fiber Resources

 

Fiber Mills
Internet Fiber Contacts
Fiber Festivals
Lists of Links
Fiber Cultural Events
Co-Op Information
Fiber Stores / Sources for Equipment & Yarn


Fiber Processing Mills

Colorado

Lonesome Stone, Granby, Colorado, Marv and Linda Dewey, (970) 887-9591 http://www.lonesomestonefiber.com/index.htm Lonesome Stone offers hand painted yarns.

Suncrest Orchard Alpacas LLC and Fiber Works, Palisade, Colorado, 970-464-4862 http://www.suncrestorchardalpacas.net/

Kansas

Shepherd’s Mill, Phillipsburg, Kansas, Sally Brandon, 785-543-3128 http://www.kansasfiber.com/fiber-mill/contact.html Sally will weave throws and shawls especially for your farm.

Utah

Crooked Fence Fiber Mill, Mona, Utah, Ted and Linda Kenison, 801-367-1629      http://www.crookedfencealpacas.com/about/  Linda teaches locker hooking classes

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Fiber Festivals

ESTES PARK WOOL MARKET: (Annual - 3rd weekend in June) e-mail: events@estes.org http://www.estesnet.com/events/woolmarket.htm

PAGOSA FIBER FESTIVAL (Annual – Memorial Day Weekend) http://www.pagosafiberfestival.com

TAOS WOOL FESTIVAL (Annual - First full weekend in October) http://www.taoswoolfestival.org; e-mail info@taoswoolfestival.org

ELBERT COUNTY FAIR - FLEECE SHOW (Annual - July/August) www.elbertcountyfair.com

ABR FALL FESTIVAL & FIBER SPIN-OFF (Annual – Oct.-Nov.) -  http://www.abrfallfestival.com

MEEKER CHAMPIONSHIP SHEEPDOG TRIALS (Annual-September) (not yet a fiber festival but includes spinning demonstrations and booths) http://www.meekersheepdog.com/

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Fiber Cultural Events

Rocky Mountain Quilters Museum - http://www.rmqm.org

Denver Art Museum - http://www.denverartmuseum.org

Textile Museum, Washington DC - http://www.textilemuseum.org/

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Fiber Stores / Sources for Equipment & Yarn

Shuttles, Spindles and Skeins - http://www.shuttlesspindlesandskeins.com

Table Rock, Black Forest - http://www.tablerockllamas.com/index.html

Spinsters Cottage, Victor - http://www.leightonfarms.com/aboutus.html

Recycled Lamb, Lakewood - http://www.recycledlamb.com/

Yarn Arts of Parker - http://yarnartsofparker.com/

Green Valley Weavers, Colo. Spgs. - http://greenvalleyweavers.com

Sheep Shed, Encampment WY - http://www.thesheepshedstudio.com/

NM Fiber Shops and Sources - http://www.textilelinks.com/com/shop/nm.html

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Internet Fiber Contacts

Rocky Mountain Weavers Guild - http://www.rmweaversguild.org

Handweavers Guild of Boulder - http://www.handweaversofboulder.org

Handweavers Guild of America - http://www.weavespindye.org

Pikes Peak Weavers Guild - http://pikespeakweavers.org

Complex Weavers - http://www.complex-weavers.org

Midwest Weavers Association - http://home.fuse.net/weavers/

High Plains Spinners & Weavers - http://home.mindspring.com/~hpsw

Front Range Contemporary Quilters - http://www.artquilters.org

Interweave Press - http://www.interweave.com

Wild Fibers – http://www.wildfibersmagazine.com/

Colorado Fiber Guilds, Events, Links Lists - http://hometown.aol.com/cfefranz/weavingindex.html

Rocky Mountain Bead Society - http://rockybeads.org

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Web Sites with Lists of Fiber Resource Links

http://www.alpacas-snowshoefarm.com/fiber_processors.htm

http://www.weavespindye.org/pages/?loc=1-60-00&p=web-fiber-processors.html

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Co-Op Information

Alpaca Fiber Cooperative of North America - http://www.afcna.com

North England Alpaca Fiber Pool - http://www.neafp.com

SW Women Fiber Arts Collective - http://www.fiberartscollective.org/body_weblinks.html

Tapetes de Lana, Mora NM – http://www.tapetesdelana.com/

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