Resources

These links may be useful references relating to the crafts and disciplines represented in the Kennet Valley Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers.

Handweavers Guild of America (https://www.weavespindye.org)

The parent organisation for all weaving Guilds in America. Issues a journal every two months ‘Shuttle, Spindle and Dyepot’. Deals with much more than weaving and runs an International Conference, ‘Convergence’ every two years.

Handweavers’ Studio, London (https://www.handweavers.co.uk/)
Suppliers of yarn, fibre, wheels, looms and other equipment. Runs courses in weaving.

Frank Herring and Sons (https://www.frankherringandsons.com/)

Suppliers of a wide range of craft equipment and supplies.

Braid Society (thebraidsociety.wildapricot.org)
An International Society for the promotion of braiding of all types.
Regional meetings in the UK and elsewhere.

Wingham Wools (https://www.winghamwoolwork.co.uk/)
Suppliers of all kinds of fibre for spinning, spinning wheels and spinning accessories. Also books, dyes and yarns.

The Threshing Barn (https://threshingbarn.com/lendrum-majacraft-wooleewinder/)

Suppliers of all kinds of fibre for spinning, spinning wheels and spinning accessories. Also dyes.

My Fine Weaving Yarns (https://www.myfineweavingyarn.co.uk/)

Suppliers of yarns, wool, cotton, silk and many more.

George Weil (https://www.georgeweil.com/)
Suppliers of a wide range of craft equipment and supplies.

SPEAKERS' LINKS:

Guild members were recently treated to a wonderful, informative and creatively inspiring talk by Felicity Ford from KNITSONIK. Find out more by clicking this link.

COURSE PROVIDERS:

Janet Phillips - Weaver  (http://www.janetphillips-weaving.co.uk/)

PLACES TO VISIT


These have all been visited and recommended by a number of our members.

 

Whitchurch Silk Mill and Industrial Heritage Museum

 

https://whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk/

https://www.facebook.com/WhitchurchSilkMill/

Farfield Mill

https://www.farfieldmill.org/

https://www.facebook.com/farfieldmill/

Resources