Handicraft & Folk Art Resources
numbers: 680; 745; 746]
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
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.
Museum of Papermaking
The American Museum of Papermaking is
an internationally renowned resource on the history of paper and paper
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
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."
Online shopping, fashion news and live chat are three of the areas you
can explore on this commercial site.
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.
Many different examples of woven and fiber art for sale at this commercial
the Redwood Cybrary Visual and Performing Arts Page
Updated by the Webspinner:
May 24, 2001.
©2002. Tom Kaun, Library Media Teacher--Bessie Chin
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