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Fiber Arts (crochet, knitting, sewing, etc.)
The industry trade association for yarn. Offers instruction, links to knitting and crocheting guilds.
A fun site for crocheters of all levels. Includes detailed instructions for making all sorts of projects from cute amigurumi to stylish clothes.
CGOA is a national non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the art of crochet. Includes membership information, message board, exhibits, patterns... (from web site)
The Fiber Artists' Collective (FAC) is an organization of professional fiber artists. Its mission is to enable fiber artists to work cooperatively to present and market their work, educate the public and inspire its appreciation and awareness of works of contemporary fiber art.
The Knitting Guild Association (TKGA) is a non-profit organization dedicated solely to knitting and knitters. Since 1984 The Knitting Guild Association has brought knitters together to connect, create and grow. (from web site)
This online knitting magazine has lots of free patterns and knitting tips.
New Yorker Kay Gardiner and Tennessean Ann Shayne, the duo behind this knitting web log, dispense practical advice and instruction with a generous dose of irreverent humor.
The National Quilting Association, Inc., a nonprofit organization for quilters. It seeks to create, stimulate, maintain, and record an interest in all matters pertaining to quilts, and to establish and promote educational and philanthropic endeavors through quilts. (adapted from web site)
The Quilt Index is a growing research and reference tool designed to provide unprecedented access to information and images about quilts held in private and public hands.
This online community of knitters and crocheters lets you share photos and patterns and organize your projects and stash.
Promotes the understanding of achievements in the textile arts, includes online exhibits and educational programs
Book Arts
This site features links to a large selection of book arts related sites on the web, including educational opportunities, professional organizations, tutorials, reference materials, and galleries with images.
The Guild of Book Workers promotes interest in and awareness of the tradition of the book and paper arts by maintaining high standards of workmanship, hosting educational opportunities, and sponsoring exhibits. (from website)
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