Links

Listed below are some of Members favorite sites. Please check them out.

COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP

River Junction Arts Council
Supporting the Arts and Artists in the Upper Mississippi River Valley
RJAC | River Junction Arts Council

Imagination Nation
Imagination Nation was founded with the mission to promote the educational and inspirational value of creative thinking and activities through the humanities and sciences. Do you have an idea or dream that needs expression? Imagination Nation is the state of mind where these things happen.
www.imaginationnation.org

 

GUILDS & GROUPS

Rochester Area Rug Hookers
email: Rochester.area.rugs@gmail.com or visit website at RochesterAreaRughookers.weebly.com

Heart of Wisconsin Rug Hookers
www.heartofwisconsinrughookingguild.org
Contact: Kris O’Day, 1851 Ranger Road, Wisconsin Rapids, WI  54494

Zumbro River Fiber Arts Guild
We are a group of fiber enthusiasts from South Eastern Minnesota who meet once a month to knit, crochet, tat, bobbin lace, weave, spin, felt, dye, talk about and play with fiber.
Contact ZRFAG at http://www.zumbroriverfiberartsguild.com
or follow on Facebook Zumbro River Fiber Arts Guild

LACROSS SOCIETY OF ARTS & CRAFTS
Includes information on several upcoming art shows, art classes, and special events hosted by the Society.  Click link to open newsletter:  2014.03PalettePatter2014MarchApril.

Lacrosse Area Quilt Guild    Visit www.lacrossequiltguild.com or Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/LaCrosseAreaQuiltGuild

Arts Coming Together, Menomonie, WI
Mission Statement–Arts Coming Together is a consortium of artists, art organizations, and arts advocates working to nurture the arts in themselves and the community with life long learning. Check us out at:     Arts Coming Together

 

RETREAT CENTERS

The Ruby Quilting & Crafting Studio
Harmony, MN 55939
Call 507-937-3406 or 507-886-5682
or email marbrat79@hotmail.com
or visit their website http://therubyinharmony.com/index.html

Running Dog Ranch Folk Craft and Learning Center
owned and operated by Corrine Young and located just north of Stockholm, WI. Phone 651-206-6719
http://runningdogranch.org/

Woodland Ridge Retreat
Downsville, WI.
Grand opening October 15, 2013
www.woodlandridgeretreat.com

 

SHOPPING

Pine Island Primitives, Pine Island, MN
Hand dyed and off-the-bolt Wool, rug hooking patterns, rug hooking instructions
email: rugs@bevcomm.net or call 507-356-2908 or visit their website  www.pineislandprimitives.com

Red House Wool Studio, Rice Lake, WI
https://www.facebook.com/RedHouseWoolStudio?fref=ts

River Rock Wool, Osceola, WI & Magnolias on Locust Street, Hudson, WI
Wool, rug hooking books & patterns, Valdani threads, rug hooking instruction
Hand dyed wools.  www.riverrockwool.com

Crane Design by Jan Mott blog http://cranedesignbyjanmott.blogspot.com/
Hand dyed wool, applique and punch needle patterns.
Available at local retailers or for the full line, contact Peg at the Quilted Crow 607-648-8956 or email pspringstead2@frontiernet.net
Her shop hours are Wed-Stat 10-4. Her blog is at http://peg-quiltedcrow.blogspot.com/

The Woolen Needle, Williamsburg, IA
A favorite shop for quilting, wool work & rug hooking
Hand dyed wools
www.thewoolenneedle.com

River’s Edge Antiques & Quilt Loft, Hayward, WI
www.shopriversedge.com

Spruce Ridge Studios,  Howell, MI
Primitive rug hooking patterns, original kits, hand-dyed wool, beautiful handcrafted hooks, classes and more.  Contact Kris Miller.
http://spruceridgestudios.com/index.php/patterns/

Primitive Gatherings, Menasha, WI
A favorite shop for quilting and wool work
Hand dyed wools
www.www.primitivegatherings.us

Pumpkinberry Stitches, Lake City, MN
Carries Moda fabrics, wool kits, yarn and finished projects.
Follow Pumpkinberry Stitches on Facebook
Pumpkinberry-Stitches.

Rather Bee Quilting, Lake City, MN
Carries a beautiful selection of fabric & patterns.
Machine quilting available.
www.ratherbeequilting.com

Ewe and EYE Woolens and Such, Osage, IA  more information click here

Ashton Estate, River Falls, WI
We promote a lifestyle…”We’re a Fiber Ranch & More.” Fiber and Breeding Stock – Registered Shetland Sheep and Huacaya Alpaca.  Fiber for yarn and batting.  Hand-made soaps and more.
Follow on Facebook Ashton Estate or visit their website http://www.ashtonestate.com/#

INSTRUCTION

Textile Center (Minneapolis – lots of classes, shows, and much much more.   Follow the link:  http://www.textilecentermn.org/education.asp

Erin Designs Silk
Silk Scarf Dyeing Instruction & supplies
Follow Erin on Facebook at Erin Designs Silk.

Chippewa Valley Woodturners
Instruction on woodturning.  Annual show with seminars each November www.cvwg.org

Running Dog Ranch Folk Craft & Learning Center – Classes are offered in a log cabin, close to where Laura Ingalls Wilder was born in 1867.  Classes will be offered from May to October and our amazingly talented instructors are local, as well as from the five-state area.     www.runningdogranch.org

 

RUGHOOKING EQUIPMENT 

Rigby Precision Products
J.D. Paulsen
249 Portland Road
Bridgton, ME
207-647-5679

Charles Fitzgerald Handcrafted Rug Frames
The Needleworkshop, phone 860-283-8534.  http://www.theneedleworksshop.com/catalogue.html
brochure is forthcoming.

QUILT SHOWS, QUILT SHOPS & SCENIC TRAVEL
Quilting Pathways, offering interesting places & things to see and do for people who enjoy scenic travel . . . and for the travel-minded quilter and companions.  www.QuiltingPathways.com