Note to Readers: This page is a service to rug weavers.  We invite you to contact us if you would like to share any information in one of these categories.


Janet Meany- Historical Loom Manuals               218-535-577 North Shore Drive Duluth MN 55804

Newcomb Loom Owners register your looms with Theresa Trebon, 1062 Sterling Road, Sedreo Washington. 98284.  Learn the ownership history of your loom. Find your loom serial number Send it with $4.00 registration fee to Theresa and receive a beautiful certificate of ownership and a Xerox copy of the factory ledger page where your loom is listed. Including the first purchaser and sometimes subsequent owners are there too.

Annikki Marttila-  Box 119 RR #2. Frederick, SD
 605- 329-2238  

Sievers School of Fine Arts P.O. Box 100, Washington Island, WI 54246

Juanita Hofstrom, 326 Allen Street,            Clinton, WI 53525

Fineline Creative Arts Center,                             St. Charles, IL

ABK Weaving Center Gaenslen School  
1250 E. Burleigh St  Milwaukee, WI 53212

J.C. Campbell  Folk School 1 Folk School Rd.Brasstown, NC 28902

Karen in the Woods  has put together a DVD on “How to Warp a Sectional Loom” 1-920- 604-0066 $20.00 call or

The Spinning Wheel Sleuth-Florence Feldman-Wood publishes a handloom supplement each year about loom restoration and history.                    P.O. Box 422, Andover, MA 01810 

Suppliers and Sources

Riverside Loom Works P.O. 5222, Eaton Rapids, MI  48827-0522 Leslie Johnson and Paul Lowers have parts for Newcomb Looms. Call or write for parts or advice on how to operate your Newcomb Loom.

Pendelton Selvedges www.Pendleton.usa/com//home

Great Northern Weaving Supplies  Maysville Carpet Warp, Poly and Cotton Loopers, rag coils and ORCO looms new and old

Leesburg: Looms and Supplies  201 Cherry St.
Van Wert OH 45891  www.leesburglooms Looms,  loom parts, warp, weft, rag cutting machines &more

 On the Internet

  • Interaction of Rag Rug Weavers educational and often very helpful.  

  • Bulk Rags, Supplies and Videos

Exhibits and Museums of Interest

 American History Textile Museum491 Dunton Street , Lowell, MA 01854

Vesterheim Norwegiano—American Museum
502 W. Wataer, Decorah, IA 52101

Thousand Island Craft School and Textile Museum – 314 John St. Clayton, NY 13624