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Knotwe is an emerging hub focused on the intersection of craft, art, design, technology and tradition in fibers, textiles and surface design. 

Connect with Knotwe to learn, find resources, news and explore new interpretations of technology, tradition and fiber community networking.


As Knotwe grows we will continue to add new links. If you know of something that you wish to share with Knotwe readers, please go to our contact section and let us know.

Below are fiber arts, textile and surface design resources by general categories:


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Fiber Suppliers:

Earthues- (offering natural dyes)

The Woolery

Halcyon Yarns 

Mid-Atlantic Fiber Association (MAFA) 

Opulent Fibers 

RH Lindsay CompanyP.O. Box 240926, Boston, MA 02124, phone: (617) 288-1155

phone: fax: (617) 288-1050


Fabric Store Online

Industrious Anarchy:

Technology Intersection:

eTextile Lounge

LilyPad Arduino  

Virginia Tech E-Textiles:

Textile Futures Research Centre

Smart Textiles

Organizations/ Associations/Guilds: 

American Craft Council:

Crafts Council UK

 Center for Craft, Creativity & Design

Fibershed Project

German Institutes for Textile and Fiber Research Denkendorf DITF

Handweavers Guild of America HGA

International Feltmakers Association

Konsthantverkscentrum (Craft Center) (Sweden)

Sheep USA

Surface Design Association

Surface Pattern Design Guild

The Embroidery Guild of America

Miscellaneous News Sites Etc.

Art Center of Corpus Christi

Knotwe has a realtime news feed on the Knotwe Homepage with additional news information.

 Below are a list of other sites to explore:

TED Textiles Environment Design

Iris Van Herpen: Fashion designer utilizing 3D printing in her collections.

Anu Völp felt sculptures

Unusual and sure to entertain: moodychameleon

Free Tutorial Resources:

Embird Digitizing Software 

PDF with links to numerous tutorials, the manual, plug-ins etc.

Threads Magazine Sewing Video Tutorials

Post an Opportunity Free to our Fiber Textiles Surface Design Registry Members Here!

 Other Directory Sites:

Piece Makers

Tons of links for quilting supplies and resources:

Book Suppliers & Publishers

Thrums Books

A publisher of fine books celebrating the textile traditions of indigenous artisans throughout the world.