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  • The lovely Ella, or SpinSpanSpins on Etsy has shared her wonderful spinning with us…
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  • Using my Malachite Colourway which you can have dyed to order, Ella spun her yarn…
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  • Malachite colourway, 2ply, fractal spun
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  • Approx 706 metres / 772 yards
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  • Approx 100g
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  • Approx 25 WPI (lace weight)
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  • Isn’t it wonderfully fine?!
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    Malachite

    Buy this on Etsy now!

    Thank you for sharing!

    Sara x

    www.sarastexturecrafts.com

    The next episode is up and show notes can be found at www.dreaminginfibre.blogspot.com

    In this episode I discuss; my new dog, the new look website and my trip to the Somerset Guild.

    You can also find this on YouTube, Blip.tv and iTunes.

    Sara x

    www.sarastexturecrafts.com

    Website buy here - http://www.sarastexturecrafts.com/blue-faced-leicester—-hand-dyed-fleece-5641-p.asp from as little as 10g.

    Etsy buy here - https://www.etsy.com/listing/107326597/blue-faced-leicester-fleece-hand-dyed?ref=shop_home_active 50g only.

    DaWanda buy here - http://en.dawanda.com/product/44389138-Blue-Faced-Leicester-Fleece-50g-176oz-BLUEBELL 50g only.

    Blue Face Leicester is a wonderful British breed, believed to have come originally from Hexham, Northumberland. The fibre is soft and has a small crimp effect that can give a slight texture to your work. It also has a lovely natural shine, so is wonderful when hand dyed. Great for spinners, felt makers,doll makers and textile artsits… I think you will find this fibre wonderful to work with.


    Here’s the list;
     

    1. Romney Marsh – Variegated fleeces are available for purchase. Romney is wonderful to dye, spin, felt and embellish with.
    2. Hand Dyed Fleeces – I have the start of 2013 dye batches to hit the shop; BFL, Gotland, Gotland Cross, Teeswater/Kerry Hill Cross. More will follow as the temperature warms up and increases washing production.
    3. Hand Dyed Knops – I have a big bag of natural knops waiting to be dyed, so there will be a few more colourways to add to this over the year.
    4. Limited Edition Batts – I’m carding to order now, so the first colourway options are up and ready to order. Over the next few months, I will add to these.
    5. Hand Dyed Tops – Just a few left from the Somerset Guild Talk, so make sure to grab what you can and then use the custom order listing to schedule dye batches just for you.
    6. Texture Boxes – I have some new boxes made up and waiting for you.


    You can find all of these in the shop at www.sarastexturecrafts.com from the date above. So mark your diary and come join me.

    If you shop with me on Etsy, or DaWanda you will find a smaller update in the following weeks.

    If you want to see more of the shop update details and see items in the ‘flesh’ so to speak. Check out my next podcast episode at www.dreaminginfibre.blogspot.com

    Sara x
    www.SarasTextureCrafts.com

    Next Update Due: 3rd May 2013.

     

    You can find the listing on either the main website www.sarastexturecrafts.com, or now on Etsy at www.sarastexturecrafts.etsy.com too!

    Sara x

    It’s that time again and I really want to think Spring today. So I’m thinking all things succulaent and fresh.

    I have a yard here at HQ, so no earth to dig into. Of course that doesn’t rule out tubs and pots, but it means I don’t have the oppourtunity to cut fresh flowers for my living room (well, that and I suffer terribly with allergies!) Succulents, it seems might be the answer for me… so off to look on www.Esty.com I went…


    Here is my top indie picks;
     

    Succulents for Spring
     

    From left to right;
     

    Sara x
    www.SarasTextureCrafts.com


    P.S. If you buy something from a featured independent as a result of one of my blog posts, please let them know… it’s always nice to find out where new customers come from.

    The next episode is up and show notes can be found at www.dreaminginfibre.blogspot.com

    In this episode I discuss; The Craft Hub Needle Jam workshop I taught, Craft4Crafters (with a diary of the show added), shop updates, batt cluband fibre club. I talk about my crafting and a bit about business behind the scenes at HQ.

    You can also find this on YouTube, Blip.tv and iTunes.

    Sara x

    www.sarastexturecrafts.com

    Sara’s Texture Crafts Variegated colourways for 2013.

    Sara’s Texture Crafts Semi Solid colourways for 2013.

    The colours will feature in my ETSY SHOP UPDATE 7th Feb 2013 @ 5:30pm www.sarastexturecrafts.etsy.com

    Sara x

    This year above any other I have made it my mission to show more support to fellow independents where possible. I want to buy from and highlight more of these amazing fellow indie traders working hard to create creativity and excellence in their industry area. So be they a hand crafter, a boutique shop, a stall holder, or an independent service provider, I want to give them a shout out as my way to thank them for all of their continued hard work and great customer service.

    Why am I doing this? Well the recession is tough on all of us and as larger retailers feel the pinch they pool their resources to manoeuvre themselves into better market positions. Independents struggle to keep up; many businesses go by the way-side as a result. It is only with our help and support that they can continue to thrive and create inspirational products and services.

    So please join me in celebrating these finds where ever and in whatever way you can… either with your pockets, or by spreading the word.

    Here is my first top indie picks for 2013…

    Beautiful Shawl Pins

    From left to right, starting at the top;

    I’ve added each to my favourites on www.Etsy.com and after my show in January I am very tempted to treat myself!

    Sara x

    www.SarasTextureCrafts.com

    P.S. If you buy something from a featured independent as a result of one of my blog posts, please let them know… it’s always nice to find out where new customers come from.

    The next episode is up and show notes can be found at www.dreaminginfibre.blogspot.com

    In this episode I discuss; December in Review, January Shows & Workshops, www.SarasTextureCrafts.comSale, 2013 Collections, Book Giveaway, Shelley’s Shawl and New Year Planning.

    You can also find this on YouTube, Blip.tv and iTunes.

    Sara x

    The next episode is up and show notes can be found at www.dreaminginfibre.blogspot.com

    You can also find this on YouTube, Blip.tv and iTunes.

    Sara x

    www.sarastexturecrafts.etsy.com

    Today I listed hand dyed braids, fleece and semi-solids. I also listed threads and recycled sari silk fibres.

    This is a small update compared to the update due on the 7th of December on my main website, www.sarastexturecrafts.com but I hope will give you plenty to drool over and buy in the meantime!

    Sara x

     www.sarastexturecrafts.com

    Shop Update 24th August 2012

    Welcome to the next shop update!

     

    Ok… time to list remaining stock from the Glastonbury Wool festival!

    Here’s the list;

    • Hand Dyed Fleece– BFL, Cotswold and Romney
    • Hand Dyed Tops– Alpaca colours, BFL/Sparkle shades, with some more Cheviot, Shetland and BFL.
    • Batts – Limited Editions and bigga batt packs.
    • Hand Dyed Yarns – Sparkle bases, Flame Base update, Wool Aran Base update, Superwash Sock base and Silky base update.

    You can find all of these in the shop at www.sarastexturecrafts.com. You will see a selection of these on the home page for this update.

    Sara x

    Next Update Due: 14th September!

    Don’t forget to come and see me at my next events! http://sarastexturecrafts.com/page/5172-events.aspx