Booksellers, Newsletters, & Publishers

This collection of URLs is maintained in an effort to make information available to the textile community.

If you would like to have a site listed, please send email to: Rosemary Brock

Apparel Industry Source Books
Published by the Fashion Index group, these publications are geared more toward the industry.

One of Interweave Press' publiciations.

Betty Lampen Knitting Books
Betty publishes books of knitting patterns for teddy bears.

Black Sheep Newsletter
Published quarterly for growers, spinners, and textile artists interested in black sheep, wool and other animal fibers. Black Sheep Press, Annual Subscription: $14, $3.50/copy, 503-621-3063. Published quarterly for growers, spinners, and textile artists interested in black sheep, wool and other animal fibers.

Borealis Sweaterscapes
Pattern books for knitters.

Classic Stitches
This Scottish publication is geared for people doing needlework.

Crafts Report
This publication covers all the crafts, but does include textiles.

Craftworks Magazine

Crochet Fantasy Magazine

The Distaff
PO Box 771, Meredith, NH, 603-279-0166,, The Distaff is a newsletter for spinners, weavers and other fiber enthusiasts.

East West Room: Oriental Rug and Textile Books
Myrna Blooms' site has books.

Fiber News
An electronic publication for fiber enthusiasts.

Fiberarts Magazine
Published by Lark Books, this magazine rarely gives you "how to" advice -- but it is a wonderful source of inspiration!

Fiber News
A monthly email news magazine for fiber enthusiasts.

Fine Fibers Press
This group specializes in publishing books on felting.

GLP International
The importer of many European craft magazines.

Their site now lists over 900 books!

Edward Hamilton Books
They don't exactly have e-commerce right, but are working toward it. In any case, this is a great source for reduced-price books. The advantage of their web site is that it is (finally!) easier to find books.
Perhaps one of the most exciting publications for handspinners. And it's online.

One of Interweave Press' publiciations.

Hard to Find Needlework Books
I kind of hate to tell anybody about this service, as I use it to find so many out-of-print textile books.

Index of Threads Articles
Maria's site lists an unofficial index for Threads magazine.

Interweave Knits
One of Interweave Press' publiciations.

XRX publishes Knitters Magazine.

Based in Canada, this publication is for machine knitters.

Knitting Now
This newspaper-format publication is often full of great knitting projects. P.O. Box 543, Norfolk, MA 02056, 508.528.3289

Knit 'N Style Magazine

KnitNet Magazine
An online magazine for knitters.
An online publication for knitters offering "purls of wisdosm."

Lark Books
One of the specialty print houses that focus on craft-related books.

Martingale & Company
A publisher of quilting books.

Natural Fibers
This book is a comprehensive selection of general information, history of origin, geographical areas found in, and uses of natural fibers from the past to present.

The publication from the american Needlepoint Guild.

Ontario Handweavers and Spinners Publications
A list of publications from the Ontario Canada guild.

Oriental Rug Review
A bimonthly journal of Oriental rugs and other textiles.

One of Interweave Press' publiciations. This one includes embroidery, cross stitch, and other forms of handiwork.

The Quilter Magazine

Rain City Publishing
They publish the All About Silk, All About Wool, ... series of books.

Schoolhouse Press
A collection of books and pamphlets for knitters. Pittsville, WI 54466, 800-968-5648.

Shuttle, Spindle, & Dyepot
This is a publication put out by the Handweavers Guild of America.

SpinCraft Newsletter
Connie Delaney publishes a newsletter geared for handspinners.

One of Interweave Press' publiciations.

The Spinning Wheel Sleuth
A newsletter to help find, and identify, spinning wheels.

Surface Design Journal
The publications form the Surface Design Association.

TAFTA (The Australian Forum for Textile Arts)
An Australian textile publication.

Taunton Press
In their infinite wisdom, they've narrowed the focus of their publication Threads to sewing. But many years this publication also carried articles on knitting, spinning, dyeing, and weaving.

Textile & Art Publications
This English firm publishes some rather amazing textile books.

Textile Institute
Geared perhaps more for the non-hobbiest, they produce an amazing collection of books.

Unicorn Books
Located in Petaluma, CA, this business specializes in textile books. Specializing in textile books, they can be reached by sending email to: or phoning 707-762-3362/800-289-9276.

Used Quilt Book Exchange
The Hicory Hill Antique Quilt folks maintain a list of used textile books people want to sell. And a list of books people want.

Victoria Video Productions
These folks produce an excellent series of videotapes for the textile community.

Vogue Knitting
Much like your local shops, if you don't support publications, they will go away.

Weavers Guild of Boston
This guild publishes several monographs.

The Wheel
This is the Ashford craft magazine. It covers dyeing, spinning, and weaving with a few other articles regularly added.

White Lotus Press
This publisher carries special books on textiles in Asia.

The Woolly Times
PO Box 123, Pecos, NM 87552, 505.757.2221

Wooly Thoughts
Knitting mathematicians. Or mathematical knitters?

XRX Books
Part of the XRX corporation, they publish many textile books for spinners, weavers, and knitters.

Yahoo! Textile Press
While geared for the industry, here's a collection of recent news stories.

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