We are thrilled to welcome to following exhibitors to join us for our exciting first show.
2023 Exhibitor List
Selling raw fleeces, processed yarn and some processed slivers. Also some locally made sheepskin garments as well as unique sheepskins. Using the soft natural colours of the Shetlands there are also some Fair Isle woolies.
BlueBarn.Life: craftsmanship, sustainability and flair. Creating unique, hand-made clothing for men and women on a small farm in Dorset. Most of their clothes are based on traditional workwear and clothes of the past, updated and adapted for today. They use natural fibres: mainly linen, silk and wool, often making use of vintage fabrics.
Hawkers Re-Creatives is a hub for sustainable fashion 4 miles from Shaftesbury and Gillingham. In addition to Wear Me Out, library of clothes, there are sewing and mending workshops and Second to None, a curated collection of natural fibre second hand clothes.
Honnor&Queens, Wild and Regal. Our small local business is set in Dorset on the jurassic coast. Our business, designs and creates bespoke, statement, Headdresses from recycled materials, locally sourced. Our Ethos is to be sustainable as possible.
Joanna was passed a collection of beautiful heirloom clothes, mainly dating from the 1900s to the 1970s. As her sons don’t wish to have these handed on to them, she is now selling the collection along with some items collected on her travels such as beautiful embroidered Mexican pieces.
Jo Nash creates hand-spun, naturally dyed, hand woven woollen products from my homebred, blade shorn flock of Portland sheep using my organic homegrown plant dyes. From super soft scarves to woollen outer clothing every piece is totally unique. The off cuts and waste are used to create accessories and other items for your home. She also uses British wool and linen to widen my offerings, also naturally dyed and hand woven. These include scarves, bags and cushion covers. Enjoy the natural colours of the past, present and future, created in a sustainable low input way.
A curated collection of natural fibre second hand clothing, some amended and repaired. You will find vintage treasures from Ralph Lauren, alpaca and cashmere jumpers and silk dresses from the likes of Anthropology and Brora.
She Sews on the Seashore www.shesewsontheseashore.co.uk (under construction)
She Sews on the Seashore will be showcasing the type of beautiful garments available to order on commission, as well as the practical but pretty clothing for outdoor activities that is stress-tested in the maker's other job as a farmer. A limited quantity of small items will be for sale, such as peg-bags, pouches, and baby play mats.
Luxury alpaca and sheep goods for you and your home to include rugs, clothing and make yourself kits
Stitch Snitch ssstitchsssnitch.bigcartel.com
Sustainable one-off unique knitwear.
TabbyandTweed is run by Emma Baker and Gillian Siggers. As enthusiastic weavers Gillian and Emma weave on rigid heddle looms and a floor loom creating unique luxury scarves, cowls and accessories. They are passionate about encouraging others to weave and they run weaving workshops and sell various looms including an 8-shaft table loom and inkle looms along with weaving loom kits. Their most popular kits include a bookmark weaving loom kit, square frame looms and sampling looms which are all perfect for people to use to learn to weave.
Tamarisk Farm produces Organic knitting wools in Chunky, Aran, DK and 4-ply. With 5 breeds of sheep on the farm, there is a wide array of colours on offer. For the spinners we have roving in soft cream and mid-grey, and we can have yarn spun to order for weavers. Coming very soon is shawls and blankets, woven to our specifications by Bristol Weaving Mill, as well as limited quantities of fabric by the metre!
Annabel Wilson @ Townhill Studio will show and sell a range of Annabel's stitched shibori patterns alongside shibori fabric pieces that can be used for visible mending, upcycling, or quilting. Examples of how shibori can be utilized in upcycling clothing and enhancing household textiles will be on display. Workshops will be available to enable you to make your own shibori fabric designs.
A stall full of stitchy wonders - vintage & reclaimed fabrics, lace, patterns, haberdashery & tools for making all sorts of things from reclaimed & re-purposed resources!