PGHW member Gigi Matthews’ is known for her sustainable fiber resources. PGHW and Gigi Matthew’s have resourced local sustainable choices for our fiber arts projects:
Sustainable Yarn Resources (mostly local)
Support your local farmer
NJ Breeders of Gotland Sheep https://www.smiling-dog-farm.com/
NJ Breeders of Coopworth Sheep https://www.winterspastfarm.com/
Where to find rare sheep breeds for their fiber https://www.livestockconservancy.org/
Fibershed is a non-profit organization that develops equity-focused regional and land regenerating natural fiber and dye systems.
Natural Dyeing Resources
Exploring regional mushroom and lichen dye palettes https://www.mycopigments.com/
Natural Dye and Supplies https://maiwa.com/
Here is a list of resources Gigi has given in many of her national talks. This is from a list originally posted on the MAFA (Mid-Atlantic Fiber Assoc.) site.
Suggested reading: Journals and Books
New fibers and processes