Yarn/pattern suppliers

Abakhan – wool, fabric, craft

Black Sheep Wools

Ravelry – patterns, wool, community

Wool Warehouse

Garnstudio – free knitting and crochet patterns for Drops yarn

Mosaic suppliers

Mosaic Direct

Mosaic Heaven

Fabric suppliers

Reclamation yards

Anglia Building Suppliers Ltd

Battlesbridge antique centre – Essex

Lassco – London

Salvo web


The Goodlife Centre – London

V&A – London

Textile designers

Amy Butler

Angie Lewin

Cath Kidston

Claire-Anne O’Brien

Designers Guild


Lucienne Day

Mary White

Orla Kiely

Inspiring blogs

Apartment Therapy


Creative Review

Emma Lamb

Print Pattern

Swiss Miss

Museums & galleries

Crafts Council

Design Museum

Fashion and Textile Museum


Tate Gallery

V&A Museum