Best of British: Handicraft Textiles
UKFT is showcasing a variety of British textile companies that create some of the most exciting and innovative textile products for the hand crafting market.
Products range from colourful tapestry yarns for both traditional applications and contemporary craft kits, through inspirational hand knitting and crochet yarns for the modern crafter, threads and accessories for home sewing, to recycled yarns and yarns with a sustainable message: there really is something for everyone to get busy with!
British textiles are renowned internationally for their creative edge and technical ingenuity, and British handicraft textiles are exported to global markets far and wide.
Look out for our ‘Best of British Handicraft Textiles’ logo on our posts to learn more about companies in this niche area of British textiles.
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Discover British handicraft textile brands and manufacturers
Cornwall-based Blacker Yarns produces quality, breed-specific yarns in a range of contemporary colour palettes made exclusively from British sheepFind out more
Appletons supplies embroidery and tapestry wool available in over 430 colours, all spun and dyed in the UK and shipped to customers around the worldFind out more
iinouiio (‘It Is Never Over Until It Is Over’) is the only traditional Yorkshire textile recycling company, breathing new life into pre-loved wool garmentsFind out more
To avoid waste, couture fabric weaver Linton Tweeds sell the last metres of their stunning fabrics as craft packs, which are ideal for small sewing projects and hand craftingFind out more
A family-owned business since 1935, King Cole has become one of the leading distributors of beautifully designed hand knitting and crochet yarnsFind out more
Since first opening their doors over 50 years ago, Adjustoform has grown to become a world-leader in dress form manufacturingFind out more
Korbond is a leading industry expert in sourcing and supplying retailers with haberdashery, crafting tools and clothes careFind out more
Laxtons is one of the UK’s leading specialist yarn manufacturers, serving high end global brands, with in-depth technical knowledge providing first class results for its clientsFind out more