Members' Websites

Alison Yule Textile Design - Featuring unique handwoven fabrics for the home and clothing, and a gallery of her fabric designs.

All About Woad - Teresinha Roberts website is all about woad: its history, cultivation, preparation, use as a dye, and more.....

ArtyBirdCarnforth is the website of Kate Horner and Rosie Jackson who run attended and distance learning City & Guilds and individually tailored courses in a range of textile and art subjects.

Barbara Schutzgruber - Storyteller & Weaver - Storytelling performance details, contact info, tapes, CDs, DVDs, and weaving gallery.

Belinda Rose Designs - Belinda Rose, based in Aberdeenshire, designs and handweaves richly coloured and textured fabric for clothing and household items. Individually tailored weaving tuition also available.

Bottega-yu - Website of Mayumi Kaneko. Introducing her wide range of work with cross cultural background.

Cochineal - Learn about dyeing with cochineal, its history and biology by Teresinha & Mike Roberts. Cochineal bugs and extract for sale.

Crafts at Les Landes - Gloria Peek offers spinning, weaving, dyeing and other fibre related workshops in the beautiful countryside of Normandy, France. Her site includes a diagram of the parts of a traditional spinning wheel.

De Spinners- Website of Dineke de With's small firm in Holland. She sells Majacraft and Ashford products, Polwarth wool from Wendy Dennis in Australia, silk from Nancy Ballesteros in Australia, and wool from Ashland Bay of the USA.

Devon Fine Fibres - Lesley Prior offers Bowmont wool and cashmere and mohair goat fibres produced at her farm. Special attention is paid to their quality and fineness and Leslie is able to help in it's selection and answer any questions.

Distance Knitting - Fiona Morris offers knitters the opportunity to study the City and Guilds Creative Studies courses in Hand and Machine Knitting as distance learning packages. In addition, she offers talks, and hand knitting and machine knitting workshops. Her available knitting patterns and kits are also listed on her website.

A Dyer's Manual - Mary Carbert offers a re-print of A Dyer's Manual by Jill Goodwin, a natural dyes book first published 1982. Contents include: Fibres, Mordants, Dyeing with weeds, Dyes from the garden, Test Dyeing, Indigo, Woad, Weld, Madder, Lichens, Ancient Dyes, and an extensive chart of plants and the colours they give with different mordants.

E-weaving - Marg Coe's website with Resources for Weavers: educational handouts, on-line weaving, dyeing, and design calculators. Publications, Workshops, and Classes.

Fiery Felts - Helen Melvin offers naturally dyed fibers, felt packs, beautiful scenes from handcrafted felt, and her own instruction books on natural dyeing and felting.

Haulwen Crafts - Chris Steel is a fully qualified teacher for adults. She spins, weaves (a little) and dyes and is happy to teach anything she knows. Her friend has a small studio that can be used and she may be willing to travel. Please see her Facebook page, shop on Misi or tweets for further information and contact details.

INDIGO estudio textil - The website of Lala de Dios, weaver, spinner, dyer and teacher and husband Enrique Moreno, loom maker. Information about weaving, spinning and dyeing equipment, workshops, fibers, yarns, books, etc. and the textile events they organize: lectures, exhibitions, seminars, textile tours, international cooperation for development projects and a gallery of works. Premises located 30 minutes from Madrid. Happy to receive visitors by appointment. They like to think of themselves as textile activists.

Jane Deane - Her website contains information about her textile practice, courses she offers and her silkworms. It links to www.duchysquare.org, a new centre for 17 resident artists in the heart of Dartmoor and from where she now works, along with another weaver and a feltmaker, as well as jewellers, printers and painters.

Jane Flanagan Textiles - Hand woven textile designs and traditional textile craft workshops for all ages and abilities. Supplier of Estonian wool batts for felt making in a wide range of colours.

Jane Huws Handweaving - She makes handwoven and leather bags for sale, and runs classes from her workshop in Sheffield. She is a qualified teacher with several years weaving teaching experience with special needs pupils.

Janet Major - Having trained as a teacher and then style consultant, being retired she is now grateful to having the time to choose between travelling, teaching or being creative. Her blog and website reflect her continuing textile journey.

Janet Phillips - Textile designer, hand weaver, and weaving tutor. Janet Phillips' website offers a gallery of her work, listings of her weaving, spinning and dyeing workshops and published articles. There is a gallery showing fabrics woven by students studying on her two-year Master Class in Weave Design. Her book Designing Woven Fabrics can be purchased from this website.

Jeanet Koek - spinner, natural dyer, handknitter and feltmaker. Website shows her work, and gives information about the workshops she offers on spinning, dyeing and feltmaking.

Kinder Yarn - Dee Sayce's business 'Kinder Yarn' provides textile craft workshops, one-to-one tuition, demonstrations and talks. Sales of fleece, fibres and equipment, for use in spinning, dyeing, weaving and other crafts.

La Hottée - Klara Decker's website contains information about handspinning (how a spinning wheel works, spindle building) and a bit about her farm.

Lesley Willcock - Lesley Willcock is a handweaver who creates individually designed and handwoven clothing and accessories and is happy to undertake commissions.

The Loom Room - Stacey Harvey-Brown is a weaver, woven textile artist, and teacher. She teaches residential weaving courses from beginner to advanced, from 4 shafts to jacquard. Her website gives information about her work, the courses, her weaving history, and her gallery.

Manda Crafts - Amanda Hannaford, handspinner and dyer, offers spinning and dyeing tuition, hand-dyed fibres (space-dyes, rainbow, and solids), and unique hand-dyed silk scarves.

Marianne Mezger - Spinning workshops and tuition of the two year modular training course "Kunst und Handwerk des Handspinnens-Garndesign" (art and craft of hand spinning and yarn design), languages: German, English and French in Zofingen, Switzerland

The Mulberry Dyer - Debbie Bamford uses historical recipes to produce naturally dyed fibres, yarns, and cloth. She also offers period specific tools and equipment for handspinning and textile work: lucettes, braiding disks, drop spindles, knitting needles, etc., all beautifully handcrafted from wood. In addition she offers workshops on Natural Dyes, Drop Spindle spinning, Lucetting or Embroidery, (period specific, or as a general topic).

Northern Lace - Elizabeth Lovick offers 4 ply and aran weight yarns, and roving from the island of North Ronaldsay, as used in the Rare Breed Challenge of August 2004. Also original patterns and hand-dyed yarn.

SAORImôr - Rosie Green is a registered SAORI weaving instructor and authorised dealer of SAORI looms and equipment.

Skylark Holidays - Find spinning, weaving and dyeing courses here, tutored by Alison Daykin, award winning textile designer and co-author of "Creative Spinning".

Spinwise Ann Fisher Rhodes is an experienced spinner, awarded a distinction for her CoA in spinning. She sells the full range of Kromski spinning and weaving equipment, Spinwise carding equipment and a range of fibres and dyes through the website. She is a popular teacher, running regular groups locally and Guild workshops.

Sue Christian Handweaver - Sue is based near Oswestry in Shropshire. She designs and hand-weaves scarves and wraps in natural fibres - silk, wool, cashmere, linen etc. Some of the yarns she dyes herself. She also has a small range of interior textiles in cotton, linen and wool.

The Weaver's Atelier - Owned and operated by Linda and Doug Wilson of Alberta, Canada. Information on products and weaving course offerings, a weaving gallery, and related links.

Weaversbazaar - Lin Squires and Matty Smith supply at weaversbazaar a range of yarns and weaving products which will delight any textile artist. In addition we offer an affordable, bespoke custom dyeing service enabling exact and replicable colour matching on small quantities of worsted yarn.

Wild Colours - Learn to grow and use natural dyes by Mike & Teresinha Roberts. Cochineal bugs and extract for sale. Natural dyes, extract, mordant and more for sale.

Wild Fibres - From nettles to cashmere: information on natural fibres by Mike & Teresinha Roberts.

Woolworxx - Sibylle Peter and her partner are hand dyeing mostly British yarns and fibers and do some hand spinning in Basel, Switzerland.

YarnMaker - Dorothy Lumb edits and publishes a print magazine for handspinners.