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Google is great, so they tell us, but sometimes what you’re looking for is on page 756 so to make life a little easier we have listed a few web sites that we have found useful or interesting. Just click on the web address and you will be whisked away - don’t forget to come back though. If you can recommend a web site let us know and we will add it to the list..

ORGANISATION WHAT THEY DO WEB CONTACT
International Feltmakers Association Local groups explore feltmaking in all its forms, a very lively organisation. www.feltmakers.com
The Guild of Spinners, Dyers and Weavers Local groups in the UK and internationally promote these ancient craft skills. www.wsd.org.uk
The European Textile Network Textile artists show their work, mount exhibitions and explore all things textile. Inspirational. www.etn-net.org
Herts Fabric A supplier of textiles for re-enactors. The fabrics are made from natural fibres and of superb quality. www.hertsfabrics.co.uk
Art In Action Organisers of the Waterperry Event in Oxfordshire, UK www.artinaction.org.uk
Loving Hands The ethos behind Loving Hands is to bring together like minded crafters who band together to knit, crochet and sew for charities and groups from all over the world.    www.lovinghands.org.uk
Queen Street Mill Textile Museum On the outskirts of Burnley - a town once dominated by the textile industry, lies Harle Syke, the home of Queen Street Mill, the last surviving, operational steam powered weaving mill in the world. Owned by a workers co-operative “The Queen Street Manufacturing Company” the mill is a time capsule of the late Victorian age, which produced cloth using Victorian steam driven power looms until its closure in 1982. Queen Street Mill
Judith Whitworth The most comfy indoor slippers, second only to our felted slipper kit ones. pothies@btinternet.com
Paradise Fibres A source of information suggested by Girl Scouts in California. www.paradisefibers.com
Ascog Wool Ascog wool is reared and sheared from pedigree Shetland and Hebridean sheep grazed on the

Isle of Bute, Scotland.
ascogwool.co.uk

 

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