We looked on our bookshelves, and started a list of books related to our mission of producing ecologically conscious clothing that represents systemic beauty—from seed to skin. This list is in progress, so if you have additional links to suggest, please email us at fibershed@gmail.com.

We always encourage purchasing books from your local bookstore, but we are linking to online sources so you can learn more about the books.

Natural Dyes

Fiber and fiber animals



Textile Design


Land Based

Children’s Books


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Don't miss Windrush Farm's Holiday Art Sale this Sunday in Petaluma! Support local artisans directly and experience the beauty of the local scenery, and delicious wood-fired pizza. See poster for details: ... See MoreSee Less

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An inspiring interview -- click through to listen to Keila McKracken, Northern Minnesota Fibershed affiliate organizer, describe the 100-mile farm to fashion hub she's building in Bemidji, Minnesota. Keila may have brought the first Hattersley Loom to our continent, and her weaving studio Bare Cloth: Hattersley Goes Stateside produces local cloth that celebrates her community: beta.prx.org/stories/165409 ... See MoreSee Less

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