|Resources||Equipment Rentals, Library, and Fiber Supplies
Weaving and spinning equipment owned by the Handweavers Guild may be rented by members for a nominal fee. However, the member must be in good standing for at least six months before becoming eligible to rent.
Equipment available includes several looms: 8 harness Baby Wolf loom, Pendleton 4 harness loom, 2 harness table loom, 4 inkle looms. Other equipment includes pick up sticks, warping boards, warping reel, ball winder, and shuttles of various types and sizes. Spinning wheels and equipment for preparing fiber prior to spinning are available.
The Guild's library collection of books, magazines and other sources of information is one of the best in the state. It includes approximately 300 books, nearly 30 video tapes and slide sets. Current magazine subscriptions include Fiberarts, Handwoven, Shuttle Spindle and Dyepot, Spin-Off, Threads, Weavers, and Weavers Craft as well as archival collections of many fiber arts magazines going back over 30 years.
The library also includes swatch collections and notes from most of the Guild's workshops from the last 25 years. The Library in Nashville. It is available on the days of Guild meetings and other times as arranged with the Guild librarian.
The Guild maintains a limited supply of yarns and threads that are available for sale to Guild members at very economical prices.
For more information on Resources please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also visit us on Facebook at Handweavers Guild of Nashville.