Knit and Stitch Show 2019 – Exhibitors
The Arty Crafty Place www.theartycraftyplace.co.uk
Hand carved Indian wooden printing blocks.
Patchwork and quilting along with a wide variety of bag, dolls and quilt kits of which most are exclusive to them.
Hand dyed luxury knitting yarns in DK, 4ply and lace weights using exotic fibres such as Alpaca, Yak, Silk, Cashmere and Camel, as well as Bluefaced Leicester and Merino Our own blend of tops in the same fibre blends for and spinning in 5 natural colours and well as hand dyed. Also available are knitting patterns, knitting needles, kits and handmade wooden lucets and buttons.
Based in Kendal, Cumbria, Sarah Peel is the founder of CoolCrafting, providing contemporary fabrics and yarn for the modern handmade wardrobe. Sarah is also the designer of Luna Lapin and her Friends – two bestselling craft books.
Crafts from the Clink www.craftsfromtheclink.com
Bee loves colour, texture and sharing the joy of wool. She weaves to create unique, colourful garments and then spends her spare time creating craft kits to make weaving, spinning and braiding more portable and easy to learn.
Cumbria Embroidery and Print www.cumbriaembroidery.co.uk
A large stockist of fabric wool haberdashery and all sewing notions and offer an embroidery service.
Cross Stitch Workshop www.crossstitchworkshop.co.uk
A small, family company based in rural Lancashire. They have a great selection of the latest needlecraft kits from high quality manufacturers – including cross stitch, longstitch, blackwork, embroidery, bead embroidery and tapestry – threads, fabrics, haberdashery, books and accessories at internet prices, all carefully selected to appeal to a wide range of people.
Dots n Stripes www.dotsnstripes.co.uk
Dots n Stripes is a fabric retailer specialising mainly in jersey fabrics but also stock cotton, denim, outdoor, corduroy fabrics, etc. They also sell various sewing patterns from individual designers like Tilly and the Buttons, Minikrea and Farbenmix.
Dotty Dove’s Designs
Bespoke, one off quality pieces that are all handmade. Whether it’s vintage tweed, artisan rare tweeds, or other beautiful Harris tweeds or Art of the Loom tweeds that you like, then you can be sure to find a wonderful range of one off pieces for your home. Also selling tweed remnants in a whole range of colours specially collated into useful packs so that you can go home to make your own tweed items.
Eden Gotland Sheep
Artisan wool products produced on the farm in Cumbria from their flock of Gotland sheep. The beautiful curly fleece and fine wool batts are perfect for hand spinning, felt making and other hand crafts. We also produce unique Eco felt fleece rugs and beautiful ‘Love Gotland ‘spun yarn for knitters.
Emily Foulds www.emilyfoulds.com
They will have Cumbria based company The Fibre co yarns, Yarntelier cashmere, Erika Knight yarns, Adriafil socks yarns and West Yorkshire Spinners. They will also have a wonderful selection of patterns and accessories to help you start your next crochet and knitting project.
Fiery Felts www.fieryfelts.co.uk
Helen Melvin of Fiery Felts creates landscapes in naturally dyed Felt and Stitch, and sells a range of related products including Natural Dyes, Innovative Natural Dye and Felt Products for the Textile Artist and Craftsperson, Unique Artisan Inks made in her North Wales studios from natural dyes, Unusual and Inspiring Dye Kits, Dye and Felt Books, Fibres and Dye Plants (in season).
Fire and Fibre www.fireandfibre.co.uk
Manufacturers of high quality simple wooden equipment including peglooms, lateral and pin looms, corkwork bobbins, flower winders, lucets, drop spindles, weaving sticks.
Haberdashery and More www.haberdasheryandmore.co.uk
Large selection of buttons, ribbon, trim, embellishments, haberdashery, Novelty Gifts and much more…
Hand sewn, vintage inspired home accessories.
Hawkshaw Sheep www.hawkshaw-sheep-yarn.co.uk
Based in the Scottish Borders Hawkshaw Sheep create bespoke limited edition yarns, produced from the fleeces of their own sheep, truly yarns with provenance. New for 2019 will be accessories designed for our yarns, these will be offered as kits and include hats, wraps, cowls and mittens.
Individual designs that are simple and stylish using Masham and BFL locally produced yarns. The accessories and garments showcase these yarns that are hand dyed, with rich, warm colours.
Jacquelyn Denise www.jacquelyndenise.com
A company selling high quality limited edition craft fabrics, fabric panels & fabric bundles by Timeless treasures, Hoffman, Makower(UK), Camelot, Chatham Glyn, etc. They also sell sewing essentials, including bag batting, cushion pads, threads, zips, etc, and a full range of simplicity and Burda sewing patterns including rag doll, dragon and unicorn kits.
Just Sew www.justsewpenrith.co.uk
Patchwork and quilting fabrics, craft fabrics together with dressmaking fabrics.
Kate’s Kloths www.kateskloths.co.uk
Kate produces a wide range of hand painted yarns that are inspired by wild flowers. The yarns are all natural fibres in an array of textures. Each skein is unique due to the dyeing process and these are suitable for all types of textile art, weaving and yarn craft.
The Knitting Gift Shop www.theknittinggiftshop.co.uk
Specialises in unique high quality gifts for knitters. They have their own range of natural undyed and dyed wool, knitting designs and knitting kits. Tricia designs all of the patterns and the wool is produced from fleece that they buy from farms throughout the UK and have spun for them in Yorkshire and Devon.
Leah Halliday www.leahhalliday.co.uk
Leah Halliday designs a splendid assortment of stitched and illustrated wares.
Little Mouse Creations www.folksy.com/LittleMouseCreations
One off hand made fabric items, all hand screen printed. Based on nature with animals, plants and flowers. Fabric flowers on willow stems, cushions, hearts, cards and bags.
Lucy Locket Land www.Lucylocketland.co.uk
Selling hand dyed yarns, knitting, crochet and sewing kits. Lucy also offers a comprehensive range of craft workshops along with my Knitting Retreats on the Northumberland coast which bring wonderful crafters together for a relaxed and friendly weekend of knitting fun and beach walks.
Marble Art Originals Ltd www.marbling4fun.net
Marbling kits and accessories.
Maud and Evelyn
Cumbrian based business making home and crafting accessories from recycled textiles. Their crafting accessories include storage bags, needle and hook rolls, pincushions and more to make your crafting space a nicer, more organised place to work.
The Nutmeg Company www.3dcrossstitch.co.uk
The Nutmeg Company designs and sells unique cross-stitch kits which make three dimensional objects such as miniature buildings, boxes, ornaments, Christmas decorations, pop-up cards and even penguins. Their latest designs which will be at the show include a Victorian mansion sewing box and accessories, a gingerbread village and country scene Christmas cards.
Quilting Antics www.quiltingantics.co.uk
Design soft furnishing items and produce kits and patterns for you to recreate their designs.
The Quilter’s Guild
The Quilters’ Guild of the British Isles is “all things patchwork and quilting”. They run local workshops, talks, demonstrations, newsletters, exhibitions, “have a go” events etc. and try to communicate “all things patchwork and quilting” with the quilting community.
Reticule Fabrics www.reticulefabrics.co.uk
A small independent quilt shop with an eclectic range of over 800 gorgeous fabrics from top design houses. They also sell quilting notions, haberdashery-and embroidery supplies as well as small kits.
Exclusive ranges of knitting yarns in natural fibres unavailable elsewhere together with pure wool fabrics and rugs all processed in Yorkshire.
Sally Moon www.sallymoon.com
Beads of many shapes and styles, with a selection of findings and stringing materials at less than retail prices.
The Superior Sewing Centre Ltd www.superiorsewing.co.uk
Bringing a new product/Brand to the show; Sissix Die cutting machines & Dies as well as their normal range of sewing machines (Brother, Bernina, Janome, Pfaff, Singer, Juki , Babylock).
Susan Briscoe Designs www.susanbriscoe.com
Vintage Japanese kimono fabrics for sale, including silk, wool, cotton and blends, all sourced from Japan. Sashiko threads and materials. Books and quilt patterns. Some vintage British haberdashery items and patterns.
Temporary Measure www.temporarymeasure.co.uk
Award winning peddlers of extraordinarily interesting stories and beautifully whimsical things, made by hand in the land of the lakes.
The Threshing Barn www.threshingbarn.com
An Aladdin’s cave of craft supplies for spinners, Weavers, Dyers, knitters, felt makers and textile artists. Products range from spinning wheels, looms, craft kits, books, silks, yarns and Wools.
Watercolours and Lace www.watercoloursandlace.co.uk
Specialise in batches of unique, hand-painted, luxury yarns, in a wide range of fibre bases and blends in 300+ colourways. Weights from cobweb to 4-ply in natural fibres including Alpaca, Camelhair, Cashmere, Mohair, Silk and Yak, plus quality pure wools.
Wensleydale Longwool Sheep Shop www.wensleydalelongwool.co.uk
Sheep Shop brand of pure Wensleydale Wool processed exclusively for them entirely in Yorkshire. Their Wool is in both Naturals and dyed to our beautiful Shades of the Dales along with our exclusive “Sheep Shop” patterns and garments, combed tops, washed and greasy Wensleydale fleece, dyed locks, needles and notions.
Wool Shop Leeds www.thewoolshopleeds.co.uk
Supply Hand-Knitting Kits to their own design – from accessories to garments. Their kits are interesting, affordable and achievable.
The Wool Shop at Rheged www.rheged.com
Yarns from the Plain www.yarnsfromtheplain.co.uk
Specialises in British yarns and fibres, hand-dyed with love by Nic in the heart of Cheshire. Bold colours and a range of yarn and fibre bases are a feature. Nic also uses her hand-dyed yarns and fibres in a range of crafting kits, including crochet, spinning and weaving kits.