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Tamar Embroideries - Links Page

Below are some links to web sites that we think are interesting or useful.

 

Suppliers of our Threads

Church Meadow Crafts
Church Meadow Crafts supply a full range of lacemaking supplies including lacemaking pillows and lacemaking threads for the discerning lacemaker.
Needlepaws
Needlepaws sell tools and kits for needle lace, bobbin lace and embroidery.

 

Societies and Guilds

The Braid Society
promotes the education and practice of the art and craft of making constructed or embellished braids and narrow bands.
Drawn to the Valley
promote art within the Tamar Valley for the benefit of both the public and the artists by putting on a series of exhibitions and Open Studios events.
Both Katy and Melissa are members

www.embroiderersguild.com
The Embroiderers' Guild has groups across the country.

The Lace Guild
The Lace Guild is the largest organization for lacemakers in the British Isles.

www.westcountryembroiderers.co.uk
West Country Embroiderers have groups across Dorset, Devon and Cornwall.

 

Suppliers

Brenda Paternoster's lace gallery
Met Brenda at the 2012 Lace Guild Convention - she has compiled a wonderful comprehensive list of threads for lacemaking.

www.elliesdolls.co.uk
Lesley and Mike at Ellies Dolls make porcelain dolls, they also sell a really comprehensive range of doll making supplies and run classes.

www.fabbeads.co.uk
Sylvia and Alison of Beads for Beauty sell just about everything you could possibly want or need for beading, they also run really good classes.

www.melissachoroszewska.com
Melissa makes our beautiful porcelain buttons, visit her web site to see some of her other work.

www.silkenstrands.co.uk
Silken Strands are a brilliant mail order company specialising in embroidery threads, they are quick and efficient and friendly.

www.softtouchneedlecrafts.co.uk
Soft Touch Needlecrafts is our local needlecraft shop, they are really friendly and helpful and sell patchwork, quilting and embroidery supplies.

www.stewartgill.com
 -Stewart Gill make wonderful fabric paints, we love them.

 

Classes

Roseland Mews Studio
Art, Craft & Textile courses at Roseland Mews Studio, Cornwall Roseland Mews Studio, Roseland, Liskeard, Cornwall PL14 3PQ

Maggie Grey's Workshop on the Web, an internet publication, featuring the very best tutors worldwide, giving step-by-step details of textile techniques and ideas for using those techniques creatively. Machine embroidery, hand stitching, mixed media work from metals to the latest developments in plastics technology and beyond.

 

Blogs

Torbay Textiles Blog
Marilyn's blog is full of photos of her own and her student's lovely creative textile work.

Flights of Fancy
Mabel's musings on anything stitchy

Our threads have got a nice mention on Flights of Fancy - Mabel's musings on anything stitchy
Mary Corbet’s Needle ‘N Thread
Katy follows Mary Corbet’s Needle ‘N Thread Blog daily.
Thea Wilson - Gizzimomo's Stitchy Place
Thea Wilson did a great review of our stranded cottons and our ‘Take One Stitch’ kit on her blog.

 

Misc

www.countrycheeses.co.uk
Ok, so they don't do anything to do with textiles - but they do sell the best cheese in the whole country - yum!

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/cotehele/
Cotehele - our local National Trust House - well worth a visit!

 

 

 

 

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