Artist + Supplier Links


The Indigo Vats in Rm 422 are ready to use! For more information on indigo, glaucoma it’s vast history and it’s uses in textile art both traditional and contemporary, anesthetist check out the links below.

The Indigo Page

Maiwa Handprints

World Shibori Network

Sri Threads

Magdalena Abakanowicz |  Carole Baillargeon |  Jason Collingwood |  Lia CookVirginia DavisKatharine DickersonRita Grendze |  Kirsty Hall |  Linda Hutchins |  Kyoko Kumai |  Gyongy LakyLouise Lemieux Berube |  Kate MccGwire |  John McGuire | Angharad McLarenDorie Millerson | Allyson Mitchell | Freddie Robins |  Georgia RusselRuth ScheuingChiyoko Tanaka | Andrea Vander Kooij | Cecilia Vicuna |  Sylvia White | Anne WilsonMary Zicafoose


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The Fibre Department does not specifically endorse the following vendors. Do your research before ordering any materials and shop with care.

Aubusson House | Calgary, pilule AB | fine wool yarns,
some suitable for tapestry

Carriage House Paper | Brooklyn, NY | Papermaking supplies and equipment

Custom Woolen Mills | Linden, AB | wool yarns, fibre for felting

Habu Textiles | New York, NY | fine yarns in exotic fibres, silk degumming powder

Jane Stafford Textiles | Salt Spring Island, BC | yarns, weaving supplies + equipment

JB Silks | USA (ships from Vancouver) | silk fabrics

The Knitting Room | Calgary, AB | yarns and knitting supplies

Leclerc Looms | Plessisville, PQ | looms and weaving equipment

Legacy Studio | Cochrane, AB | yarns, knitting and spinning supplies and equipment

Make One Yarn Studio | Calgary, AB | yarns, knitting and spinning supplies

Maiwa | Vancouver, BC | equipment, synthetic + natural dyes, mordants

Maurice Brassard et Fils | Plessisville, PQ | yarns

The Papertrail | Windsor, ON | papermaking materials and equipment

Shuttleworks | Okotoks, AB | yarns, equipment, synthetic + natural dyes, mordants