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Links

This area has links to other web sites related to our core crafts or of general interest and which are selling products or services.

Relaxation and workshops

plant dyeing wool workshops - Jane Meredith runs one, two or three day courses from her beutiful home on the River Wye on Herefordshire. These cover natural plant dyes, weaving, spinning and felt making.

natural time out - with Janet Phillips; learn to spin, dye and weave in the lovely Quantock Hills, in Somerset.

skylark holidays - Not what it sounds like!! Alison Daykin and Paul Hunt are offering a whole range of holiday breaks, with accommodation, which focus on spinning, weaving or dyeing - whatever you fancy.

Product Suppliers

Handweavers Studio & Gallery Handweavers was established in the 1970's and was run for many years by the wonderful Nancy. It has now reopened at a new location in London and not only offers all the usual yarns,equipment and workshops but a gallery as well!

weaversbazaar - an online store offering not only worsted yarns for tapestry, cloth and rug weaving and knitting but also a bespoke dyeing service

Fibrecrafts - Fibrecrafts is a well established supplier of textile crafts related materials and equipment. It is now combined with George Weil into one site. Covers every imaginable form of craft including paper making!

shades of heather - the website of Heather Ritchie, the Rag Rug Maker extraordinary

A History of Felt: an interesting resource providing information about the processes involved in felt making

focus on felt - the beautiful felt art work of Andrea Hunter

bluefaced leicester - a site offering a variety of fibre and textile products all sourced from Blue Faced Leicester fleeces.

yarn forward - an online source for knitting, crochet and needle craft supplies

selvedge magazine - selvedge magazine offers "the world’s finest textile photography, unparalleled design and peerless writing".

gleason's fine woollies ranch - this has a wealth of information and resources - the tapestries are fantastic!!

all fiber arts handspinning information - this is a big site with masses of information but the link here will take you directly to the spinning section.

weavers hand - this is a fascinating collection of information and resources for those interested in tablet weaving, ply-splitting or Kumihimo amongst many other things

outback fibers from the wool shed - some lovely fibres for both spinning and felting

the textile directory - publishers of an annual guide to creative textiles, containing hundreds of contacts in the worlds of textile art, craft, fashion and interiors

the devon goat company - run by Lesley Prior, an experienced spinner and weaver and her husband, Roger. High quality mohair and cashmere is available.

Black Hill Wool - based in Henley on Thames but also online, selling specialist yarns.

arabesque braids - Freda Robinson's recently launched web site supplying, among other things, simple braiding kits suitable for 5 - 95 year olds