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Study Groups are a great way to learn and share weaving experiences! Illinois Prairie Weavers has four active study groups.

Guilds

After Hours Weavers
American Tapestry Alliance
Champaign Urbana Spinners and Weavers Guild
Complete List of Weaving Guilds (by Camilla Valley Farms)
Complex Weavers
Handweavers' Guild of America (HGA)
Handweavers' Guild of Peoria, Inc.
Weavers Guild of the North Shore
Wisconsin Handweavers, Inc.
Woodstock Weavers Guild

Classes (Local)

Fine Line Creative Arts Center (St. Charles, IL)
The Chicago Weaving School (Chicago's North Side)
The Fold (Marengo, IL)
TLD Design Center & Gallery (Westmont, IL)
2-B Weavers (Western Springs, IL)

Schools (National)

Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts (Gatlinburg, TN)
John C. Campbell Folk School (Brasstown, NC)
Penland School of Crafts (Penland, NC)
Sievers School of Fiber Arts (Washington Island, WI)

Software

Fiberworks
Weave It
PixieLoom
ProWeave
Weave Design (by Pikes Peak Weavers Guild)

Digital Archives

Books About Weaving, Textiles, and Related Topics
Hand Weaving and Draft Digital Archive

Magazines and Books

Shuttle, Spindle, and Dypot
Heddlecraft
Interweave Press
Weaver's Craft

Looms and Equipment -- Local (New and Used)

Fine Line Creative Arts Center (St. Charles, IL)
TLD Design Center & Gallery (Westmont, IL)
2-B Weavers (Western Springs, IL)

Looms and Equipment -- Other

Ashford Wheels and Looms
Glimakra USA
Harrisville Designs
Leclerc Looms
Louet North America
Mirrix Tapestry and Bead Looms
Schacht Spindle Co. 

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