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Ashford: Wheels and Looms

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Ashford: Wheels and Looms in their own words.

In 1934 Walter Ashford founded Ashford Handicrafts Ltd, a company that has become a world leader in the manufacture of quality spinning wheels, weaving looms and textile equipment.

Today we, together with our loyal team, have produced over 800,000 wheels and looms.

We use only the finest native New Zealand Silver Beech hardwood, sourced from sustainably-managed forests with Forest Stewardship Council approval.

Our wheels, looms and carders are the result of more than 80 years’ experience, customer feedback, research and development. Available in natural wood or finished with eco-friendly water-based lacquer. They are designed to be simple, easy to assemble and finish and fun to use.

At our woollen mill in Milton, New Zealand, we source and process high quality fleeces and fibres.

Experience the joy and pleasure of creating your own unique yarns, fabric, garments and homeware using our wheels, carders, looms, fibres and yarns. Relax knowing your crafts are sustainable, renewable and environmentally-friendly.

We invite you to join our family of textile artists around the world.


Elizabeth and Richard Ashford

 

Corriedale Fibre packs, Needle Felting Kits and tools will be carried in stock.  If you are interested in a loom or a spinning wheel please email and one can be arranged to to be ordered.  Ashford wool dyes can also be ordered.