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Books and Publications

Handweavers' Recipes for Family and Home

A no nonsense beginners' manual by Karen Garwood-Young ring backed for easy working:- Includes Step by step instructions - Timed method & Calculations - Glossary.
£11.25 inc pp

Email: bucklyoung7@gmail.com
Website: tinyurl.com/zgycbs7

Erica de Ruiter's book

Old Dryad Craft Publications

All available Dryad Publications, many on Weaving, Spinning & Dyeing, are listed on this site. Including all black and white leaflets and available Dryad Press publications plus some early 20th century UK and foreign non Dryad books.

Website: www.dryadpublications.com

Ply-Split Braiding

An Introduction £12.99 + p&p
Further Techniques £20 + p&p
Ply-Splitting in 3 Dimensions £20 + p&p
Ply-Split Braided Jewellery £10 + p&p
by Julie Hedges; also talks and workshops

Email: juliehedges49@gmail.com 
Website: www.juliehedges.co.uk

Selvedge

Courses and Holidays

In the Wool Shed

Travel Explore Textiles: “mindful journeys” with Emma Price

  • Weaving & natural dyes in Tibet – July 2018
  • Ladakh & the pashmina nomads – Sept 2018
  • Moth to Cloth, exploring silk in India - Nov 2018
  • Natural dye block printing workshop, Jaipur India - Feb 2019
  • Textile workshop in Kutch - Oct 2019

Email: inthewoolshed@gmail.com
Website: www.inthewoolshed.com

Jane Deane at Leewood

Jane Deane: spinning, natural dyeing and weaving tuition. Leewood is in the heart of Dartmoor. Other art and craft courses available, and on-site camping.

Tel: 07929 739340
Email: naturally@janedeane.co.uk
Website: www.leewood.co.uk

Isabella Whitworth Courses

Isabella teaches courses in natural dyes, shibori, indigo, and wax resist at West Dean College - www.westdean.org.uk - for details

Tel: 0777 977 9079
Email: imswhit@gmail.com

Janet Phillips (Weaving)

Natural Dye Workshops in Norfolk

  • Hands-on workshops in dyeing and weaving;
  • Learn how to use historic dyes to create natural colour;
  • Creative inspiration in the heart of Norwich’s ancient textile district.

Email: aviva@avivaleigh.com
Website: www.avivaleigh.com

Residential Weaving, Spinning and Dyeing Courses

Individual tuition, small groups. Beginners and advanced. Rugs, hangings, tapestry, fabric, tablet, inkle, Ikat. Natural and chemical dyeing.
SAE Martin Weatherhead, Penwenallt Farm (WJ), Cilgerran, Cardigan, Pembrokeshire SA43 2TP

Tel: 01239 841228
Email: martin@snail-trail.co.uk
Website: www.snail-trail.co.uk

Sapori & Saperi

Weaving Courses in Somerset with Janet Phillips

Author of Designing Woven Fabrics. All levels welcome. Work at your own pace studying weave structure, fabric design, rug weaving, spinning, colour and dyeing. Let me know what you wish to study.

Tel: 01278 732266
Email: janetphillips@clara.co.uk
Website: www.janetphillips-weaving.co.uk

Weaving Tuition

All levels: introduction, shaft, dobby, and jacquard weaving; tablet weaving.
Next jacquard course 10-14 April 2018.
Belinda Rose, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

Website: www.belindarose.co.uk 

Weaving, Spinning, Dyeing and Design Workshops

with Alison Daykin, award winning weaver and co-author of "Creative Spinning".

Tel: 01335 370631
Website: www.spinningandweaving.weebly.com

Weaving, Spinning and Carding equipment and classes

Exhibitions

Colours of Peru 2018

An exhibition of tapestries by Maximo Laura 18-24 June 2018 The Gallery, Denbies Wine Estate, London Rd, Dorking, Surrey RH5 6AA

Tel: 07734 330176
Email: info@wovencolour.co.uk
Website: www.wovencolour.co.uk

Soft Engineering, Textiles Taking Shape
Complexity 2018 - Innovations in weaving

Suppliers

Adelaide Walker
DT Craft and Design
Don Porritt Looms
Fiberworks
Fibrehut
George Weil
Handweavers Studio
Louet - since 1974

My Fine Weaving Yarn

We stock quality repeatable weaving yarns. 20/2, 10/2, 5/2 & 3/2 Mercerised Cotton, Tencel, Bamboo, Venne Yarns, Silk, Jaggerspun and more. We are based in Leicestershire.
Visit our website or phone for friendly, helpful advice and service.

Tel: 01455 554647
Email: enquiries@myfineweavingyarn.co.uk
Website: www.myfineweavingyarn.co.uk

Saori UK

Spinwise

Kromski Spinning Wheels, Looms & Accessories. UK supplier for the full range of Kromski equipment.
Contact Ann Fisher for friendly advice and service.

Tel: 01558 650760
Email: ann@spinwise.co.uk
Website: www.spinwise.co.uk

The Anna Crutchley Cordtwister

Makes 2, 3 & 4 strand cords. Includes holding bracket, 4-hook end-plate and instructions. G clamps not included.
£54.50 + p&p - £4.50 UK. Payment by UK cheque or Paypal accepted.
TASSEL MAKING PRODUCTS AND COURSES
Tassel moulds, warping frames.
Please e-mail for overseas orders information. 8 Canterbury Street, Cambridge CB4 3QF

Tel: 01223 327 685
Email: a.crutchley@ntlworld.com

Wild Fibres - Teresinha Roberts

Buy hard-to-find natural fibres:

  • Silk Cocoons & Silk Fibres
  • Flax & Hemp Stricks
  • Cotton Bolls & Cotton Tops
  • Rose & other fibres
  • NEW: European Nettle Tops

We also sell:

  • Educational Fibre Packs
  • The Original Rakestraw Spinners

Visit the website - www.WildFibres.co.uk for a wealth of information on natural fibres.

Wild Colours Exciting Colours from Natural Dyes - Teresinha Roberts

Buy natural dyes and mordants:

  • Mayan indigo & Tamil Nadu indigo
  • woad, weld & madder
  • brazilwood from Asia
  • other natural dyes
  • a large selection of dye extracts
  • natural dye kits

We also sell:

  • woad & madder watercolours
  • quilt weaver looms in oak
  • pin looms in cherry wood

Visit the website - www.WildColours.co.uk - for clear instructions on using natural dyes.

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