Handicraft & Folk Art Resources
[Dewey numbers: 680; 745; 746]
The White House Collection of American Crafts
An exhibition of American crafts at the White House. Includes images of the crafts, interviews, with the crafts people, and information about their works.
Yahoo! Crafts
This list of links from Yahoo! gives links to all sorts of handicraft resources on the Internet. Search also for Folk, Self-Taught and Outsider Art links here.
Folk Art & Craft Exchange
This commercial web site is dedicated to the promotion of work made by folk artists and craft persons from the Americas. You will find products with widely varying prices, details of the products, and often a "bio" of the artist.
The Museum of Papermaking
The American Museum of Papermaking is an internationally renowned resource on the history of paper and paper technology.
All Crafts: Your Guide for All Crafts - http://www.allcrafts.net/
This site is an index to many craft projects and patterns online. Topics covered include: Valentine's Day; Jewelry Making & Beading; Easter; Kids; Halloween; Nature; Christmas; Needlework; Basketry; Patriotic; Candle- & Soap Making; Plastic Canvas; Computer Crafting; Quilting; Crochet and Knitting; Rubber Stamps; Drawing and Painting; Scrapbooking; Doll-Making; Sewing; Floral Crafts; Wedding; Gardening; Wood; Greeting Cards; and a Directory of Links.

Textiles [Dewey number: 746]

World Wide Quilting Page
A comprehensive gathering of information, resources, and topics related to quilting, plus links to related textiles pages.
Designer Software Inc.
This company writes software that helps designers create surface patterns and woven textiles. "Our software helps designers, manufacturers, and marketers of textiles, carpet, giftwrap, wallpaper, flooring, home furnishings, and tiles create magic."
Fashion Net
Online shopping, fashion news and live chat are three of the areas you can explore on this commercial site.
Australian Contemporary Textiles
A project of the Canberra School of Art Textiles Workshop and the ANU Institute of the Arts Library. Illustrations and biographical information can be accessed by clicking on each textile artist's name.
Fiber Art
Many different examples of woven and fiber art for sale at this commercial site.

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