Members' Websites

Alison Daykin — Designer Weaver and Tutor. Talks, Workshops, Weaving and Spinning kits. Work inspired by the Peak District in Derbyshire.

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.

Brenda Gibson is a handweaver, spinner, tutor and author. Her latest venture is to create an online video-based course Colour Handling in Fiberworks. Her book, The Complete Guide to Spinning Yarn will be available from her website again soon.

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. Wood turning tuition is also available.

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.

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.

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, 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.

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.

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).

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

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 at weaversbazaar, supply a range of yarns and weaving products which will delight any textile artist. These include worsted wool in over 100 colours as well as dyed nettle yarn, silk and linen. Also available through the website are tapestry weaving essentials such as warp, frames, bobbins and kits plus information and guidance on a variety of textile activities.

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.