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          Braid Aids:

            Braid Stands/Clamps:,

            Lacing Cord:,,,

                                        Maine Threads.

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Wool Fabric:

               Dorr Mill:

               The Wool Studio:

               Heavens to Betsy:

               Denver Fabrics:

               Fabric Mart: 

               BBlack and Sons: 


               Thrift stores for wool fabric… increasingly hard to find

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Rug Braiding Newsletters:

Rug Braiding Ink, by Donna McKeever:

                   20 issues, July 2006 - Jan 2014


The Revolutionary Rug Braider Newsletter, by Christine Manges, published about 4 times a year,                         2010 - 2019.  Back issues:  4 issues/$15 as internet download.  Contact:         Listing of issue content:  

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Other Braiding Guilds


Baystate Braiders Guild

Boylston, MA

Contact:  Karen at

Belfast Braiders Guild

Belfast, NY

Contact:  Peggyann at

Braiders of the Lost Art 

Northwood, NH

Contact:  via Facebook:  ask to join Braiders of the Lost Art.

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Twisted Sisters Rug Braiding Guild 

Brookfield, WI

Contact:  Sandy at


Rocky Mountain Rug Braiders Guild

Centennial, CO

Contact:  June at


Front Porch Rug Braiding Guild 

Cape Cod, MA

Contact:  Janet at


Bad-Ass Braiders

Lebanon, ME

Contact:  Pam at

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Find A Braider Near You

Write to Dianne at  She can search via zip code to find braiders who have registered near you.  Sign up while you're at it!

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Braider Websites 
Carol Broadbent has a website about her braid-in weekends:

Marjorie Corrow has a Facebook site:  “Making Rugs, Braided & More.”

Cindy Ellis’ Etsy Shop:  Braidin Maiden: /

Val Galvin has a Facebook site:  “Renditions in Rags Hooked and Braided Rugs.” 

Delsie Hoyt has a website:

Sarah Jurta:  Country Braid House and its beautiful rugs at

• Check out Marjorie Kauffmann’s videos on Rug Braiding:

Jennifer Kiarsis has a website:

Kris McDermet showcases her braiding/hooking art at:

Mary Ragno’s Etsy shop:  Woolenbrae at

Carol Rizzo has an Etsy shop:  Canalside Braiding at CanalsideBraiding

Rose Robertson-Smith has an Etsy shop:  IdlewildWool:

Pam Rowan has a website for teaching rug braiding:

Dianne Tobias has a site for her hand-dyed velvets for braiding and hooking:

Dianne Tobias is the administrator of a two very active sites on Facebook:  “Rug Braiding,” and “Rug Braiding:  Buy/Sell

Peggyann Watts has a website:

If you would like your website to be listed here, please email the Website Administrator by clicking this button:  

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