A Selection of Useful Links
The Quilters Guild
York Quilt Museum
Herts Visual Arts Forum - exhibitions, studios etc for a variety of arts & crafts within Hertfordshire.
International Feltmakers Association - a not for profit organisation established to promote felt in all its forms.
Eastern Region Textiles Forum - The Forum website. To Take Textiles Forward into the mainstream of 21st century art.
Twisted Thread - Organisers of the 'Festival of Quilts' and 'The Knitting & Stitching Show'.
The V&A Museum - Principal Museum of the Decorative Arts.
The National Gallery - Collection of European painting
The Tate Gallery - The national gallery of British art from 1500 to 2006
The Tate Modern - A major gallery of modern and contemporary art
The Quilt Association - Formed to provide a home for the collection of antique Welsh quilts known as The Welsh Heritage Collection; aims to promote an interest in patchwork, quilting
and other allied textile crafts by organising exhibitions, workshops and classes
showing both antique and contemporary work.
The British Museum - Inspiration from world cultures from Prehistory to the present day.
WORKAID WORKAID tackles poverty by providing disadvantaged people with the tools they need to learn a skilled trade and earn a living. Unwanted tools and equipment are collected from all over the UK and refurbished by a team of dedicated volunteers at the WORKAID workshop.
Kuwait Textile Arts Assoc. - Website for the KTTA
Quilters, Textile Artists & Craftspeople
Patricia Archibald - Textile Artist, Teacher & Writer
June C Barnes - Quilter
Pauline Burbidge - Textile Artist, Quiltmaker, Designer-Maker
Martin Cheek - Mosaics, Teacher and supplies
Janice Gunner - UK-based stitched textiles artist, quilter and teacher.
Tina Lindström - Now Tina Frausin, Glass and multi-materials Artist. Co-maker of The Glass Quilt, based on my 're:Swiss'.
Sandra Meech - Stitched Textiles & Teacher
Alicia Merrett - Contemporary Art Quilts
Philippa Naylor - Machine Quilter & Teacher
Ricky Tims - Texan musician & Quilter.
Janet Twinn - Textile Artist, Quiltmaker
Gillian Travis - Textile Artist, Quiltmaker
MyTimeMedia - including Patchwork & Quilting Magazine.
Popular Patchwork Magazine
'Embroidery' - Embroiderer's Guild magazine
Textile Fibre Forum - Journal of Tafta - The Australian Forum for Textile Arts
The Quilter - Magazine of The Quilters' Guild
Missenden Abbey - Residential & Non-residential creative weekends.
Studio 39 - A fabric shop with workshop in Baldock, Herts
The Quilt Association - As above
Art Van Go - Shop, Gallery, & Art & Textiles Workshops. Knebworth, Herts
Studio 39 - As above
Whaleys (Bradford) Ltd. - Mainly natural, un-dyed fabrics
Rainbow Silks - Dyes, paints & a wide range of craft materials
Kemtex Educational Supplies - Mainly Dyes, with some dyeing equipment
Handweavers - 'a treasure trove for weavers, spinners, felters, dyers, embroiderers'
Fibrecrafts - Offers a vast selection of textile craft materials and equipment