Due to COVID-19 the library at the Church is currently closed and will remain closed as long as the Guild is meeting virtually. If there is a specific book you would like, please contact the Librarian (joanne@bookus-Boulet.com) to discuss arrangements for borrowing.

Library Wish List *
  • Wool: Unraveling an American Story of Artisans and Innovaton - Peggy Hart 

  • Silk Weavers of Hill Tribe Laos- Textiles, Tradition, and Well-Being - Joshua Hirschstein and Maren Beck

  • Honeycomb Hybrids - Honeycombs For All Tastes - Stacey Harvey-Brown

  • Stitched Shibori: Technique, Innovation, Pattern design 

  • Textiles of the Middle East and Central Asia: The fabric of Life - Fahmida Suleman

  • The Hand-Stitched Surface - Lynn Krawczyk

  • Tapestry weaving: Design and Technique - Joanne Saroka

  • Weaving Lace with Madelyn Van der Hoogt ... DVD 

  • Tie Dip Dye - Pepa Martin and Karen Davis 

  • Continuous Strand Weaving Method - Carol Leigh Brack-Kaiser

  • Shuttle in her hand: A Swedish immigrant Weaver in America - Marian Tuttle Marzolf 

  • The Beaded Edge: Inspired Designs for Crocheted Edgings and Trims - Midori Nishida 

  • A Thread through Time - Modern Projects from our Swatches

  • Weavers Guild of Minnesota 

  • An Exaltation of Blocks -Symmetric Block Design (2 volumes)  - Rosalie Neilson

  • 3-D Hand Loom Weaving - Sally Eyring

  • Velvet on my Mind, Velvet on My Loom - Velvet Weaving Past & Present - Wendy Landry

  • Basket Essentials - Rib Basket Weaving: Techniques and Projects for DIY Woven Reed baskets.  Traditional Methods, Step-by-Step, with 15 Patterns for Egg, Potato, and Appalachian - Lora S. Irish

  • Ikat - The essential Handbook to Weaving Resist-Dyed Cloth - Mary Zicafoose 

  • Crafting a Patterned Home - Kristin Nichols

  • Weaving Sakiori - A Modern Guide  for Rag Weaving - Amanda Robinett

  • Overshot Simply: Understanding the Weave Structure - Susan Keller-Simpson 

  • Huck Lace Weaving Patterns with Color and Weave Effects: 576 drafts and samples plus 5 sample projects - Tom Knisely

  • Plaited Basketry with Birch bark - Vladimir Yarish, Flo Hoppe, and Jim Widess

  • The Intentional Weaver - How to Weave Better - Laura Fry

A Sampling of New Books

  • Navajo Rugs by Gilbert S. Maxwell

  • Handwoven Tape by Susan Faulkner Weaver

  • Weaving Iridescence by Bobbie Irwin

  • WGB Weaves for Plymouth Plantation by The Weavers’ Guild of Boston

  • Weaving Shaker Rugs by Mary Elva Congleton Erf

  • Ondule Textiles by Norma Smayda with Gretchen White

Periodicals

  • Ars Textrina

  • Handwoven

  • Shuttle, Spindle & Dyepot

  • Väv Magasinet (Single issues now available for borrowing)

  • Weaver's Craft (Single issues now available for borrowing)

Library Rules

  • You must be a Guild member in good standing for three months.

  • Only two items may be borrowed at a time by a guild member in good standing.  Your guild membership card must be shown when borrowing materials.

  • Books may be kept for one month only, or until the next meeting.

  • The fine for overdue items is $1 per month per item.

  • When items are overdue by three months, a bill will be sent for the cost of the item, plus the overdue fine.  In the case of out-of-print material, the borrower will also be billed for the cost of a search for a replacement.

  • At the discretion of the Librarian, certain books or papers may be deemed too rare, fragile, or valuable to be circulated.  Those items will be available for study when the Library is open.

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If you wish to donate a book to the WGB Library please purchase it independently and send to :

 

Joanne Germaine

17 Clubhouse Lane

Hopkinton, MA 01748

 

I can be reached at joanne@bookus-boulet.com for questions.  Most books can be found on Amazon, Interweave Press, or The Lone Star Loom Room.  Thank you so much for your generosity.  it is our members that help make the library vibrant and current.

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