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Valentine's Sale for Weaving Lovers!

Hey all you weaving lovers and lovers of weavers,  Discover heart stopping deals at AVL's massive Valentine's sale! 10% off Compu-Dobby® and E-Li...
Fall & Winter Holiday Schedule - 2023-2024

Fall & Winter Holiday Schedule - 2023-2024

AVL is hosting Maximizing Your AVL class at AVL during Oct 9-11. AVL Facilities will be closed or at limited capacity: Nov. 23-24: closed for Than...
Little Weaver 2 -- Awakening Your Weaving Dreams

Little Weaver 2 -- Awakening Your Weaving Dreams

The long awaited relaunch of our fan-favorite table loom is here! Little Weaver boosts a weavers efficiency like no other table loom. This is the ...
WeavePoint version 9 - Now Available!

WeavePoint version 9 - Now Available!

WeavePoint has released version 9 of it software. New features include: Manual loom control - Now WeavePoint will assist weaving with table looms,...
Announcing: New Online WeavePoint Workshops

Announcing: New Online WeavePoint Workshops

Announcing Online WeavePoint Workshops New for 2023! WeavePoint online workshops are designed to increase the weaver's WeavePoint fluency with a focus on a specific weave type. Choose your online workshop from:

Paired with WeavePoint design classes is our new Basic WeavePoint Online class. This 3 hour session is just right for gaining basic skills or as a WeavePoint refresher for those who restarting their weaving passion.

 All classes are live with preeminent instructor Jannie Taylor.

Announcing E-Lift 3: Significant Improvements to the Popular Lift Assist System

Announcing E-Lift 3: Significant Improvements to the Popular Lift Assist System

AVL's E-Lift is a popular upgrade for our dobby looms, reducing fatigue and improving a weaver's longevity. E-Lift 3 provides significant improvements in installation and usability over previous products.
Compu-Dobby 5 / AVLDrive Update

Compu-Dobby 5 / AVLDrive Update

A new version of the Compu-Dobby® 5 & AVLDrive&trade firmware is now available for online update. This update is primarily focused on error...
ANWG Conference 2023

ANWG Conference 2023

AVL to attend ANWG 2023 Conference in Bend, OR during 6/15-17.
AVL’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

AVL’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

As you may be aware, COVID-19 has become a global pandemic disease that is now found across the world. As the number of cases identified in the Uni...
Interview with Barb Lynn of Wildrose Textiles

Interview with Barb Lynn of Wildrose Textiles

Barb Lynn is the owner and operator of Wildrose Textiles, a production handweaving studio nestled in the mountains of Northwest Colorado. Although...
Ruth Sheuing - Jacquard weaving, TSA workshop, MakerLabs and more.

Ruth Sheuing - Jacquard weaving, TSA workshop, MakerLabs and more.

Ruth Scheuing is an artist who works in textiles, with a focus on how textiles communicate through patterns, as language and mythology and how the...
Interview with Susanne Vontobel

Interview with Susanne Vontobel

Above: Noise reduction panel by Susanne Vontobel We had a chance to catch up with Susanne this summer during her visit to the AVL ...