Wanted

WANTED: 24″ Rigid Heddle Loom, folding would be a plus, with lots of accessories: extra reeds, shuttles, pick-up sticks, threading hooks, stand, etc. Even some material included would be a great. Preference for Ashford looms but others are good also. If you can help please contact Jim: walterpump@gmail.com

WANTED: Looking for a Salish loom for an upcoming 80th birthday. Do you know if there is a local source of a finished loom or the materials to make one?  If you can help please contact Janet: westernwilson@dccnet.com

WANTED: Bobbins for a Nilus Leclerc spinning wheel.  If you have some that you don”t need anymore, please contact Sharon: sharon.elisabeth@gmail.com

SOURCING QUERY:   A fourth year student in textiles at Sheridan College and is weaving a series of rugs and wall hangings with selvedge waste (similar to rag rugs) for her thesis project.  Do you know of  any mills who would be willing to donate their other wise “garbage” selvedges? She has connected with a mill in North Carolina who is willing to do so, but is interested in trying to stay more local. If you can help please contact Claire Dunlop: (416) 659-7052

TO BUY:   Used woven or braided style rugs. “I am looking to buy a large quantity of very well loved woven or braided rugs.  Sadly In September of 2016. My father was diagnosed with a very rare and very aggressive stage 4 cancer and we have found much comfort working together (when able to) to create what I am calling our garden of hope. It has given us many great memories and hopefully more to come!  We are looking to use these very well loved rugs as the base to our garden walkways and we have a very Large area to cover. If you have any rugs or can give me any leads, it would be greatly appreciated.”  If you can help please contact Karyn: whitskay@hotmail.com

TO BUY:  In search of a table loom.  If you can help please contact Emily Neill: emilynicoleneill@gmail.co

WEAVING INSTRUCTORS NEEDED: Eweknit in Toronto are looking for additional teachers to teach: (1) tapestry weaving, (2) rigid heddle loom weaving, and (3) floor loom weaving workshops. Email with a sample of your work if interested, or to ask for more information: info@eweknit.ca