The Online Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers unites textiles enthusiasts from around the globe, with online workshops, discussions and information exchanges. Visit the public website at

Fairfield Yarns – my main yarn supplier, all mill-ends and surplus stock.

Quarry Bank Mill, Styal- fascinating National Trust working textiles museum not far from Manchester airport. I used to work here demonstrating carding, spinning and weaving as done in the days of the cottage industry.

The Loom Exchange is an online shop where you can buy and sell second-hand equipment for weaving, spinning, dyeing and other textile crafts.