Guild Classifieds

Publications of the Weavers' Guild of Boston


From Weaving to Knitting
Elizabeth Lang
Translates five basic weaving structures into fascinating knit fabrics. Eight systems are used (brocade, slip-stitch, etc); photographs, diagrams, bibliography;  64 pages.
$15.00 (MA residents add $.94 sales tax.)

Miniature Overshot Patterns for Hand Weaving
Josephine E. Estes, edited by Peter Mitchell and Marjie Thompson.
48 small overshot patterns for four shaft weaving;  drafts and drawdowns; instructions commentary, bibliography; 58 pages.
Supply is limited! 
$12.95 (MA residents add $.81 sales tax.)

More Linen Heirlooms
Constance D. Gallagher
Twenty-two early American pieces;  drafts and directions; 47 pages.
$12.95 (MA residents add $.81 sales tax.)

Versatile Bronson
Dorothy S. Burton
Instructions, pattern diagrams, photographs, bibliography;  56 pages
$12.95 (MA residents add $.81 sales tax.)

Include postage and packaging of $2.38 for one book, plus $0.30 for each additional book on the order shipping to the same address.  Mail your monograph requests along with a check or money order payable to The Weavers' Guild of Boston to:

WGB Publications
c/o Joan Rauch
43 Adams Street
Westboro, MA 01581-3610

Wholesale inquiries are always welcome.


Used Equipment - Guild List

WGB keeps a list of looms and equipment for sale.  This list is circulated to various New England guilds and interested individuals, as well as being posted at WGB meetings.  For a copy of the list, send a S.A.S.E. with stamps for a 3 oz. list of what is for sale to Diana Frost.  Indicate if you want regular updates to the list sent to your email address.

To put an item on the list, send a letter or email to Diana Frost.  Please include the following information:  name and maker (if known), weaving width, type of loom (rising shed, counterbalance, countermarche, dobby, computer-dobby etc.,) number of shafts and treadles, approximate age and condition, any additional included equipment, the asking price and if negotiable; name, address, telephone number and email address.  Each item remains on the list for one year unless it is sold or you apply to have the listing renewed.  Anyone may use this list; the only obligation is that you notify diana when the loom is sold.  Please let Diana know if you discover something has already sold.

Diana Frost
16 Oyster River Road
Durham, NH 03824-3009

Used Equipment - Internet Source

The House Cleaning Pages website by James and Kathleen Bruce has a comprehensive list of used weaving and spinning equipment.