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Centre for Craft Nova Scotia - Halifax, NS; offers beginner & intermediate weaving courses
Gaspereau Valley Fibres - Wolfville, NS; Lovely shop for all things fibre
NSCAD University - Halifax, NS; NSCAD University is regarded as a principal centre for education and research in visual culture in North America
Sisterhood Fibres - Tatamagouche, NS; various spinning and weaving classes
Violet Unicorn - offers classes, workshops and Sit and Knits in Eastern Passage


Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design - Sydney, NS; promotes excellence in the field of craft and design through education, training, exhibitions and special events
Honey bee Folk School [NB College of Craft & Design] - weaving classes
Jane Stafford Textiles - weaving & spinning supplies, workshops and retreats in Saltspring Island, BC
Saori Weaving Workshops - Saori weaving on Saltspring Island BC - improvisational, freestyle weaving
The Guild of Canadian Weavers - Master Weaver and Spinner Certificates


American Tapestry Alliance - ATA promotes and supports tapestry weaving and weavers.
Archie Brennan and Susan Martin Maffei Tapestry - tapestry workshops, loom plans, lovely gallery
Blazing Shuttles - Kathrin Weber: weaver, artist, teacher
Daryl Lancaster, Fiber Artist - Daryl Lancaster: artist, weaver, seamstress, teacher
Fondazione Arte della Seta LISIO - The mission of the Fondazione Arte della Seta LISIO is to renew and hand on the finest and oldest techniques for hand-weaving silks and precious metals.
Giuditta Brozzetti - Italian jacquard loom studio and school
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts - One to two week workshops in forest setting on Deer Isle, Maine
Hill Creek Fiber Studio - 2-, 3-, 4- and 5.5 day workshops in Columbia, Missouri
Idyllwild Arts - 5 day workshops including Navajo weaving in Idyllwild, California
Inge Dam - Master weaver with particular interest in incorporating tablet weaving with shaft weaving
John C. Campbell Folk School - 3 to 7 day workshops including color, doubleweave, rigid heddle in Brasstown, North Carolina
Marshfield School of Weaving - The Center for Traditional Textile Studies. Variety of 5 day workshops in Marshfield Vermont
Penland School of Crafts - One-, two-, and eight-week workshops in the Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina
Sievers School of Weaving - 4 day workshops on a variety of techniques including differential shrinkage in Washington Island, Wisconsin
Sutherland Handweaving Studio - workshops by Karen Donde in Asheville, North Carolina
Vavstuga Weaving School - 2 to 5 day workshops on traditional Swedish techniques in Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts
Weavers' School - Madelyn van der Hoogt's weaving school in Coupeville, Washington
works in progress - Tommye McClure Scanlin ~ artist and teacher ~ tapestry and other things ~ Dahlonega, GA, USA


Loom Dancer Worldwide Weaving Workshops - Hands On tours to Peru, Mexico, Ecuador and Guatemala

Noble Journeys -Cultural tours of Mongolia, Guatemala and Morocco

Traditions Mexico Hands On Tours - Small-group cultural tours and workshops among the ancestral potters, weavers, and rural folk artists and artisans of indigenous Oaxaca, Chiapas, and Michoacan, Mexico

Atlantic Spinners & Handweavers, c/o Scott Manor House,
15 Fort Sackville Road, Bedford, NS B4A 2G6

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