List of NVWG Library books alphabetically by Title; updated April 21, 2015

Title Author
200 patterns for multiple harness looms: 5 to 12 harness patterns for handweavers Groff, Russell E.
8, 12…20: an introduction to multishaft weaving Wertenberger, Kathryn
Adventures in yarn farming: four seasons on a New England fiber farm Parry, Barbara
Barnhart, Ben (photog)
Ancient dyes for modern weavers Weigle, Palmy
Ancient Egyptian and Greek looms Roth, H. Ling
Art & inspirations McDowell, Ruth B.
Art & inspirations Porcella, Yvonne
Atelier ABCDedarium: A compleat compendium of curious and cunning creatures colonizing cramped closets, cobwebbed corners, and cluttered cabinets, capriciously causing complications and chaos. A calendar for 2005 Jones, Carolyn
Swendeman, Dorothy
Tinkham, Terri
Young, Vikki
Bauhaus textiles: women artists and the weaving workshop Weltge, Sigrid Wortmann
Beginning of book #2: Abraham Serff’s weaving books Serff, Abraham
The book of looms: a history of the handloom from ancient times to the present Broudy, Eric
Book of projects for the eight shaft loom Krogh, Elsa
Boundweave Barrett, Clotilde
Brocade Tidball, Harriet
Brooks bouquet Creative Crafts, East Berlin, PA
Tod, Osma Gallinger
Byways in hand weaving: an illustrated guide to rare weaving techniques Atwater, Mary Meigs
Card weaving Katz, Ruth J.
Card weaving: complete instructions plus 53 patterns for card weaving or table weaving Groff, Russell E.
Clothing from the hands that weave Mayer, Anita Luvera
Hyland, Rebecca K. (illus)
Brown, Matt (photog)
Color and fiber Lambert, Patricia
Staepelaere, Barbara
Fry, Mary G.
Colour-and-weave design: a practical reference book Sutton, Ann
Cripps, David (photog)
Compendium of finishing techniques McEneely, Naomi
The complete book of drafting for handweavers van der Hoogt, Madelyn
The complete illustrated book of dyes from natural sources Krochmal, Arnold and Connie
Contemporary costume: strictly handwoven Tidball, Harriet
Contemporary tapestry Tidball, Harriet
Conversations & notes on log cabin Voiers, Leslie
The coverlet book, volumes one and two Bress, Helene
The craft of handweaving Plath, Iona
Creating with card weaving: a simple, non-loom technique Specht, Sally
Rawllings, Sandra
Creative design in wall hangings: weaving patterns based on primitive and medieval art Blumenau, Lili
Decorative braiding and weaving Barker, June
Design challenges: monograph one, works of Elmer Wallace Hickman Piroch, Sigrid Sample
Designing and drafting for handweavers: basic principles of cloth construction Frey, Berta
Designing and making handwoven rugs: techniques for creating European, Oriental, and American rugs and household fabrics Tod, Osma Gallinger
Del Deo, Josephine Couch
McCloud, Dorothy Helen (illus)
Designing for weaving: a study guide for drafting, design, and color Kurtz, Carol S.
Designing with blocks for handweavers Keasbey, Doramay
The double weave, plain and patterned Tidball, Harriet
Double weave: theory & practice Brostoff, Laya
Doup leno: a quick and simple solution for weaving loom-controlled leno Skowronski, Hella
Tacker, Sylvia
The dye-pot Davidson, Mary Frances
Dyeing the natural way Mustard, Frances E.
Dyeing with natural materials Las Arañas Spinners and Weavers Guild
Dyeplants and dyeing: a handbook
The dyer’s companion Bemis, Elijah
Dyes and dyeing Pellew, Charles E.
Dyes from plants Robinson, Seonaid M.
Early American weaving and dyeing: the domestic manufacturer’s assistant and family directory in the arts of weaving and dyeing Bronson, J. and R.
Echoes from our ancestors: a sampler of overshot patterns in the Shelburne Museum collection Martin, Denise
Otis, Trudy
Yelton, Dianne
Embroidering with the loom: creative combinations of weaving and stitchery Drooker, Penelope B.
Fritz-Herzberg, Susan Damon (illus)
Finishing touches for the handweaver West, Virginia M.
Flamskvävnad: Flemish weaving Fischer, Ernst
Ingers, Gertrude
Generations/transformations: American fiber art
A handbook of weaves Oelsner, G. H.
Dale, Samuel S. (translator)
Handloom weaving technology Fannin, Allen
Hands on dyeing Blumenthal, Betsy
Kreider, Kathryn
Handspinning: art and technique Fannin, Allen
Handweaver’s instruction manual Douglas, Harriet C.
Tidball, Harriet
A handweaver’s pattern book Davison, Marguerite Porter
Denzler, Charles C. (illus)
Brown, E. Fletcher (photog)
The handweaver’s pattern book: over 120 designs for upholstery, curtains, place mats, etc. Plath, Iona
The handweaver’s pattern directory: over 600 weaves for four-shaft looms Dixon, Anne
A handweaver’s workbook Thorpe, Heather G.
Handwoven clothing: felted to wear Mayer, Anita Luvera
Hastings, Kathryn Kusché (illus)
Brown, Matt (photog)
Handwoven textiles of early New England: the legacy of a rural people 1640 – 1880 Bogdonoff, Nancy Dick
Historical New England weaves 1770 – 1850 Moulton, Deborah K.
Thompson, Marjie P.
A history of dyed textiles: dyes.painted bark.batik.starch-resist.discharge.tie-dye.further sources for research Robinson, Stuart
A history of printed textiles: sources for research Robinson, Stuart
Homespun to factory made: woolen textiles in America 1776-1876
Hooked rugs: history and the continuing tradition Turbayne, Jessie A.
How to weave on the inkle loom Schutz, Sophie and Walter
Ideas in weaving Sutton, Ann
Sheehan, Diane
Cripps, David (photog)
Ikat: an introduction; Japanese ikat: warp,weft,figure Ritch, Diane
Wada, Yoshiko
In celebration of the curious mind: a Festschrift to honor Anne Blinks on her 80th birthday Rogers, Nora (ed.)
Stanley, Martha (ed.)
Inkle weaving Bress, Helene
Bress, Allen (photog)
Interlaced: The Weavers’ Guild of Boston celebrates 90 years of friendship and education.
International basketry for weavers and collectors Will, Christoph
An introduction to natural dyeing Thresh, Robert and Christine
The journal for weavers, spinner, and dyers: Peter Collingwood special edition
The joy of hand weaving: complete step-by-step book of weaving Gallinger, Osma Couch
Knitting in plain English Righetti, Maggie
Knitting on the loom: techniques for producing knit stitches within the woven structure Barron, Birgit Olson
Lace weaves portfolio Voiers, Leslie
Latvian “Jostas” workshop with Connie Gray Gray, Connie
Let’s try mushrooms for color Rice, Miriam C.
Beebee, Dorothy M. (illus.)
Dassett, Marlene Nordstrom (photog)
Letter code drafting for four harnesses Duke, Pauline
Lichens for vegetable dyeing Bolton, Eileen M.
Linen heirlooms: the story and patterns of a collection of 19th century handwoven pieces with directions for their reproduction Gallagher, Constance Dann
Linen: from flax seed to woven cloth Heinrich, Linda
Looking at twills Voiers, Leslie
Make your own Japanese clothes: patterns and ideas for modern wear Marshall, John
The maker’s hand: a close look at textile structures Collingwood, Peter
Cripps, David (photog)
Manual of Swedish handweaving Cyrus, Ulla
Mastering weave structures: transforming great ideas into cloth Alderman, Sharon
Masterpieces of primitive art
More power sewing: masters techniques for the 21st century Webster, Sandra Betzina
More then four: a book for multiple harness weavers Laughlin, Mary Elizabeth
Natural dyes Kierstead, Sallie Pease
Natural dyes and home dyeing: a practical guide with over 150 recipes Adrosko, Rita J.
Nature’s colors: dyes from plants Grae, Ida
Grae, Daniel (photog)
Navajo weaving: three centuries of change Kent, Kate Peck
Needleweaving…easy as embroidery Dendel, Esther Warner
Neues weberbild=und musterbuch der edlen leinen=und bildweberkunst… Kirschbaum, Johann Michael
The new dyer Vinroot, Sally
Crowder, Jennie
New key to weaving: a textbook of hand weaving for the beginning weaver Black, Mary E.
Nűlzliches in lauterauserlesenen, wohl=approbizt=und meistentheils neu=inventirten… Frickinger, Johann Michael
The off-loom weaving book Naumann, Rose
Hull, Raymond
Off-loom weaving: a basic manual Russell, Elfleda
Old Navajo rugs: their development from 1900 to 1940 Rodee, Marian E.
On weaving Albers, Anni
Patterns for tapestry weaving: projects and techniques Harvey, Nancy
Plain weave is anything but plain Voiers, Leslie
A portfolio of American coverlets, volumes 1,2,3, and 4 Strickler, Carol (compiled by)
Portland Handweavers Guild coverlet project
Quilts to wear Avery, Virginia
Rep weave and beyond Tallarovic, Joanne
The rosepath motif: an approach to weaving design Windeknecht, Margaret B.
Rug making: techniques and design Allard, Mary
A rug weaver’s source book: a compilation of rug weaving techniques
Rug weaving for everyone Tod, Osma Gallinger
Del Deo, Josephine Couch
McCloud, Dorothy Helen (illus)
Fiedler, Carolyn (illus)
Sectional warping Groff, Russell E.
Sew something special: sewing with handwoven fabrics Curtis, Linda Kubik
Voshell, Ruth (illus)
Sewn stitched and stuffed Zimmerman, Sandra R. (curator)
Shaker textile arts Gordon, Beverly
Shaker towels for the 21st century Erf, Mary Elva Congleton
Simple gifts: 25 authentic Shaker craft project Garden Way Publishing
The Speck book: an 18th century weaving manuscript, volumes one and two Speck, Johann Ludwig
Heil, Rebecca Emily (transcription)
Spin span spun: fact and folklore for spinners and weavers Hochberg, Bette
Step-by-step spinning and dyeing Svinicki, Eunice
Step-by-step weaving: a complete introduction to the craft of weaving Znamierowski, Nell
The structure of weaving Sutton, Ann
Cripps, David (photog)
Summer and winter and other two-tie unit weaves Tidball, Harriet
The summer and winter weave Young, Helen Daniels
Swedish handweaving Selander, Malin
Swedish swatches: yellow, blue, red, and green series in color photos Selander, Malin
Swedish-English weaving glossary and word list Cyrus, Ulla
Tartans: their art and history Sutton, Ann
Carr, Richard
Cripps, David (photog)
Techniques of code drafting: the lively art of personal weaving drafts Linder, Harry P.
Kenny, Pat (illus.)
The techniques of rug weaving Collingwood, Peter
The techniques of sprang: plaiting on stretched threads Collingwood, Peter
The techniques of tablet weaving Collingwood, Peter
Textile art from southern Appalachia: the quiet work of women Wilson, Kathleen Curtis
Textile arts index 1950-1987: selected weaving, spinning, dyeing, knitting, fiber periodicals Wilson, Sadye Tune
Jackson, Ruth Davidson
Textiles for homes and people Vanderhoff, Margil
Franck, Lavina
Campbell, Lucille
Textures and patterns for the rigid heddle loom Davenport, Betty Linn
Baizerman, Suzanne (illus)
Thick ‘n thin van der Hoogt, Madelyn (editor)
Xenakis, Alexis (photog)
The treasure chest of Swedish weaving Skjöldebrand, Ingerlise
A twill of your choice O’Connor, Paul R.
Twill thrills van der Hoogt, Madelyn (editor)
Xenakis, Alexis (photog)
Twined rag rugs Irwin, Bobbie
Unlike the lilies: Doukhobor textile traditions in Canada Burnham, Dorothy K.
The use of vegetable dyes Thurstan, Violetta
Väv i rosengång och munkabälte (Weaving in rosepath and monk’s belt) Nilsson, Anna-Stina
Johnsson-Godet, Christina
Vegetable dyes from North American plants Leechman, Douglas
Warp and weave Leclerc, Robert
Warping all by yourself Garrett, Cay
Beebee, Dorothy M. (illus.)
Weave * knit * wear: simply fabulous clothing for rigid-heddel (and other) weavers Shangold, Judith
Weave structures used in North American coverlets Anderson, Clarita
Gordon, Judith
Towner, Naomi Whiting
A weaver’s book of 8-shaft patterns from the friends of Handwoven Strickler, Carol (editor)
Weaver’s Companion Handwoven Magazine
The weaver’s workbook Chetwynd, Hilary
Weavers answer book Beck, Dorothy
Chase, Hazel
The Weavers’ Guild of Boston Yearbook 2008-2009
Weavers’ wisdom: 250 aids to happier weaving Weavers’ Guild of Boston
Weaves and pattern drafting Tovey, John
Weaves and techniques for the inkle loom Atwood, Betty
Weaving a life: the story of Mary Meigs Atwater Reiter, Mary Jo (compiled by)
Patterson, Veronica (editor)
Weaving and needlecraft color course Justema, William & Doris
Weaving as a hobby Ickis, Marguerite
Weaving as an art form: a personal statement Moorman, Theo
Large, Nicholas (photog)
Walling, John (photog)
The weaving book: patterns and ideas Bress, Helene
Weaving classics: original Lily weaver’s work sheets nos. 1 – 23, 1930-1950
Weaving contemporary rag rugs: new designs.traditional techniques Allen, Heather L.
Weaving designs by Bertha Gray Hayes: miniature overshot patterns Smayda, Norma
White, Gretchen
Brown, Jody
Schelling, Katharine
Weaving in the Peruvian highlands: dreaming patterns, weaving memories Alvarez, Nilda Callañaupa
Weaving is creative: the weaver-controlled weaves Wilson, Jean
Weaving is for anyone Wilson, Jean
The weaving Roses of Rhode Island Safner, Isadora M.
The weaving, spinning, and dyeing book Brown, Rachel
Weaving with fine threads and in miniature Piroch, Sigrid
Weaving with foot-power looms Worst, Edward F.
Weaving you can wear Wilson, Jean
Burhen, Jan
Weaving: a creative approach for beginners Creager, Clara
Weaving: techniques & projects
Working with the wool: how to weave a Navajo rug Bennet, Noël
Bighorse, Tiana
Jacobson, Robert (drawings)
Workshop notes for winding multi-colored warps with a warping paddle using the warping board frame or the upright warping reel Voiers, Leslie
Woven works Hamamura, John and Susan
Your yarn dyeing: a book for handweavers and spinners Davenport, Elsie G.