Tag Archives: New Zealand

Textile Postage Stamps Australia

Postage stamps from Australia and New Zealand with a textile related theme.

1969

Australia sheep
Australia sheep.

1993

Australia textiles
Australia – Textiles and Working Life

New Zealand

New Zealand sheep
New Zealand sheep

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Handmade Adjustable Floor Rag Rug Twining Loom 48" x 27.5"

$100.00
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Kromski Rigid Heddle Loom 24 Inch

$325.00
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Antique Vintage Nilus Leclerc Loom Tension Box Warp Weaving Wood

$109.99
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Craft Guilds Australia: guildsau

Handweavers and Spinners Guild of Victoria Inc.
The Guild has over 500 members in affiliated groups throughout Australia and the world. They sponsor a wide variety of classes, newsletters, and events , including the 5th World Congress on Coloured Sheep.

Creative Fibre
The New Zealand Spinning, Weaving and Woolcrafts Society is for all fibre crafts, bringing together weavers, spinners, knitters, dyers, felters and other free form fibre artists.

Handweavers, Spinners and Dyers Guild of Tasmania
The guild’s aim is to bring together women and men who practice the arts of handweaving and spinning for the advancement of the craft, participating in the International Highland Spin-In and Wool Challenge.

Guilds

Weavers Guilds – Canada
Weavers Guilds – Europe
Weavers Guilds – US
Weavers Guilds – Australia
Australia Weavers Guilds
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Handmade Adjustable Floor Rag Rug Twining Loom 48" x 27.5"

$100.00
End Date: Monday Dec-2-2019 4:30:45 PST
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Kromski Rigid Heddle Loom 24 Inch

$325.00
End Date: Tuesday Dec-17-2019 6:40:13 PST
Buy It Now for only: $325.00
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Antique Vintage Nilus Leclerc Loom Tension Box Warp Weaving Wood

$109.99
End Date: Saturday Dec-14-2019 5:45:28 PST
Buy It Now for only: $109.99
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Fibre Crafts Australia: fibreau

Galleries
Visit the on-line galleries and studios of textile artists in Australia and New Zealand.

Guilds
Here is a listing of guilds and fibre enthusiasts in Australia and NZ.

Fibreholics Homepage
Agnes Hauptli is a true fibreholic with a great selection of fibres to choose from: silks, wools, cottolins and even possum.

J J’s Wool & Craft
A delightful New Zealand site to visit featuring luscious hand-dyed wool yarns for knitters and mohair/silk slivers for handspinners. They can also process your special fibre blends.

Margaret Peel’s Fibre Supplies
A producer and supplier of carded mohair, wool, cashmere, silk as well as needlepoint and tapestry supplies.

The Retreat
If you are visiting Auckland, NZ, you can stay at the Moore’s B & B. Landscaped gardens, orchards, sheep and a weaving studio, make for a perfect holiday.

Wales MacKinlay
Wales MacKinlay is an industrial supplier of yarns and fibre for knitters and weavers in New Zealand.

Yarn and Fiber Shops

Yarn and Fiber – Canada
Yarn and Fiber – California
Yarn and Fiber – Europe and UK
Mills US
Mills UK
Mills Canada

Handspinning Books

The Fleece and Fiber Sourcebook: More Than 200 Fibers, from Animal to Spun Yarn
This covers almost every sheep breed in the world — from the longwool breeds of the United Kingdom to the Tasmanian merino, the Navajo churro, the northern European Faroese, and dozens and dozens more. It also includes goats, camelids (such as alpacas, llamas, and vicunas), bison, horses, musk oxen, rabbits, and even dogs.
UK: Fleece and Fiber Source Book

The Whole Craft of Spinning: From the Raw Material to the Finished Yarn
Everything you need to know from set-up to finished product in order to create distinctive yarns for use in knitting, weaving, crocheting, needlepoint, embroidery, and macrame.
UK: Whole Craft of Spinning

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