Tag: Ashford

The Big Textile Show

This really is a big do….a whole weekend of woolly things at The Big Textile Show held at Leicester Grammar School, easy to find and plenty of parking. See my amazing new range superfine carders, blending boards and brushes (superfine prices too!!!), learn long draw, win a prize with the Social Spinners. So much to do, so […]

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Golden Fleece Blending Board

New Golden Fleece carders and blending boards at the Big Textile Show

Golden Fleece carders, blending boards and brushes will be making their UK debut on the Spinning School stand at The Big Textile Show this weekend. Also on the stand will be the new Ashford Kiwi Superflyer, spinning wheels, looms and accessories as well as local handmade and milled yarns from some of my pupils’ own […]

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New Art batts

My new art batts comprise, merino, silk, spun yarn and these lovely angora locks, all of which were dyed in the same bath

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Long draw spinning straight from the fleece

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ready for Leicester long wool

Ruth is learning to spin raw fleece ready for when her Leicester long wool sheep are shorn in June, she plans to make rugs on the peg loom. There was plenty of help at Woolly day

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At Woolly day in March…

Julia was spinning a lovely art yarn at Woolly Day last Saturday – the colours are set off agains her new Ashford wheel

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Ashford country spinner

My weaving friend Judith from France loved the Country spinner when she visited me recently.  It will be one of the many wheels we will be using on Tuesday at the workshop – see events

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Open day at the UK Spinning School – ashford.co.nz

Open day at the UK Spinning School – ashford.co.nz.

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Woolly Day

 

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