Cartmel Handspun Spinning School
Demonstrations, Fleece, Tuition
Spinning courses in Cumbria for all abilities. Learn to spin on a spinning wheel. One-day, two-day and four-day hand spinning courses and half day workshops. Learn to spin in the Lake District - a stunning World Heritage Site. We stock a range of locally sourced British Rare Breed and Standard Fleeces. Spin your own fleece. Spin Alpaca. On the stand at Kendal Wool Gathering - a selection of unique Hand Spun yarn for weavers and knitters. Quality local fleeces for sale.
Telephone: 015395 33443
Crafts from the Clink
Accessories & Tools, Crafts, Demonstrations
Our kits allow people to weave, spin and braid on-the-go (hands-on demonstrations run all day). Various fripperies for most textile crafts and hand-made glass buttons. A “weaving cave” is set up for people to try an Ashford rigid heddle loom.
Telephone: 07761 788711
Only 7 miles from Junction 37 on the M6, Farfield Mill is a Victorian woollen Mill on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The Mill hosts a programme of art and craft exhibitions, workshops, artists’ studios, craft gallery, shop and tea room.
Telephone: 015396 21958
Fire and Fibre
Accessories & Tools, Bags, Carpets, Rugs & Throws, Demonstrations, Felting
Manufacturers of high quality simple wooden equipment including peglooms, lateral and pin looms, corkwork bobbins, flower winders, lucets, drop spindles, weaving sticks. Goods made on the equipment - rugs, bags, hangings. Felting materials and equipment.
Telephone: 07837 131997
Lancs & Lakes Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers
Crafts, Demonstrations, Weaving
Guild members will be demonstrating both weaving and spinning and have on show items they have made. You can also try your hand at weaving.
Accessories & Tools, Demonstrations, Weaving, Yarns
SAORImôr Freestyle Weaving for Everyone. Classes Talks and Demos. No rules, no mistakes, just enjoy playing with colour and texture to make your own one-of-a-kind textile. Come and try a SAORI loom on our stand. I have SAORI equipment, books, exclusive ready-made warps and yarns. Also some SAORI woven garments and gifts.
Telephone: 01248 345325
Artwork, Demonstrations, Felting
Needle felted landscapes using hand dyed wool as well as felting kits and hand dyed fleece packs.
Telephone: 07901 272294