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Companies and Organizations


Surface Design Association: The mission of Surface Design Association is to increase awareness, understanding, and appreciation of textiles in the art and design communities as well as in the general public..

Silk Painters International (SPIN): Their goal is to establish silk painting as a recognized art form by encouraging and promoting collecting, displaying, and production of silk art at the highest level. SPIN supports eclectic artistic expression."

Haliburton School of Art: Discover the creative energy and inspiring setting that is as much a part of the Haliburton School of The Arts as the courses within the schedule. Whether you seek motivation or retreat, simplicity or challenge, you will be encouraged to find your creative voice within a community that fosters a sense of belonging. With an eclectic and extensive variety of courses offered at a range of skill levels, there’s something for everyone! In addition to the courses there are many extra-curricular opportunities to share time with fellow students and faculty members. Wine and cheese gallery receptions, free presentations, instructor slide shows, self-guided walk-about exhibitions, and social evenings with dinner and entertainment will complete your Haliburton experience.

THE MUSEUM FOR TEXTILES The only museum in Canada exclusively devoted to the collection, exhibition, and documentation of textiles from around the world.

'Ontario Handweavers and Spinners The Ontario Handweavers and Spinners organized in 1956 to promote high standards in the fibre arts and arouse public interest in our craft.

Markham Village Guild of Village Crafts A variety of courses are available at the Markham Guild of Village Crafts to satisfy your interest (Markham, Ontario, Canada)

Handweavers Guild of America Inc

Sewers Forum

Travel Directory: a non-profit travel directory for fibre artists

The Quilter Magazine Online - Our website offers plenty of inspiration for all quilters--from the beginner to the expert.

Northwest Quilters Home Page

FIBREART.COM

Ginger's Needleworks & Quilting Quilting supply web catalog for fabrics, notions, books & patterns. - email

About.com: Weaving Links

Modern Batik - David Kibuuka has been promoting and teaching Modern Batik for over 10 years. Modern Batik technique is a revolutionary repackaged application that enhances the detail of an image on fabric using wax and dyes. The effect that can be achieved through resistant dyeing often results in amazing, unpredictable textures and tone.

Customer's Sites

 

 

Susan Wittrup

Sheila Brogren: Using the traditional Batik method of a wax-dye resist, I have created a new look with this ancient art form depicting today's themes and scenes.

Kathy Tidswell: Kathy combines painting on fabric with free motion embroidery to produce works of art. She also blends innovative and traditional techniques to create unique wall hangings and original wearable art. Her pieces have been juried into Canadian Quilters' Association / Association canadienne de la courtepointe ( CQA/ACC ) National Juried Shows, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery Grand National Exhibitions and Ontario Network of Needleworkers Threadworks. In 1999 she won the CQA/ACC Award of Excellence in Wearable Art and in 2005 received Honourable Mention.

Mary Ann Smith - Hand Dyed Wool Rovings, Handspun Yarn and Hats

Joe Legari - Magic and scarves always go hand in hand. See some of the work of this magician turned silk artist.

Mairead Lavery: A local shibori artist that has a small but beautify gallery of her shibori quilts and kites

Drew Khan is a printmaker/multi-media artist who resides in Toronto. He is a graduate of the Ontario College of Art & Design where he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts, multiple scholarships and the OCAD Medal for Printmaking.

Katherine Munro: Dakini Silks featuring Silk Paintings by Katherine Munro.

Yelena was born in Kiev,Ukraine ,where she graduated from art school.In 1991 she immigrated to Israel,where she took private lesson on silk painting. And she found out-this is her passion!Now she is Toronto resident and looking for oppotunities to populate silk painting art.

Alison Danziger : Some very nice silk painting work from N.W.T. and Australia.

Kristina Tickle: Textile artist

Dana Roman: Born in Prague, Czechoslovakia, Dana Roman now resides in Canmore, Alberta. Her education includes a Masters degree in Architecture (1967) and textile courses from the Ontario College of Art (1976).

Paula Burch: A great informative site (neutral) about dyeing fabrics. Great instructions on Tie-dyeing, batik dyeing and Acid Dyes.

Melody Madden: A self taught textile artist who works primarily with fabric paints on cotton. A wonderfully colourful and quality web site with many examples of her work

Lynn Heller - original quilt artists who uses a lot of heat transfers, silks to create textures and dimension

Textile Source: Celebrating Textile Design and Innovation

Amelie Koning: Silk painter

Wilpaca Farm - is an alpaca breeding farm in Wilton, NH that has a small alpaca store at www.wilpacafarm.com. At this site you can order yarn or knitting kits (that include the pattern and yarn required to knit the item). These items may be of natural color or dyed at the farm.

Jane Sasonow- White: Silk Painter based out of Norris Arm North, Newfoundland

Cobalt Illustions: Daniel Jean Babtist's amazing silk paintings using Liquid Colours really show off the possibilities with silk painting as an art and not craft. Some of the best paintings I've seen using our Liquid Colours line. He's even thanked us a million times. email Danial

Color Creek: Color Creek- Fiber Art is an open, working shop dedicated to those interested in creating with fabric and/or beads. Mary Hertert and Linda Smith opened the doors November 1st of 1997 and have been non-stop ever since - Anchorage, AK

MILS Studio Fiber Art Mall: Linda Smith

Dale Shutt of Island Design: For the past 25 years my home and studio have been on Grand-Calumet Island, located in the Ottawa River , 85 kilometers north-west of Ottawa-Hull. Painting with dyes on silk I create sculptures, masks, wall hangings, banners, screens, quilt tops, kites, interior windows , kimonos and framed paintings.

Marie Payne : Dyes rayon chenille yarns by warp painting or dip dyeing: weaver

Opalessence: weaving and spinning

Ingrid Boesel: Weaver

Sharon Holmes

Jan Creelman - Cotton, Wax and dyes fabric artist