We are sad to announce that our dealer for The Netherlands, Dineke de With of De Spinners, is retiring. Since 2003, Dineke, who is an expert spinner and weaver, has been a wonderful support to Ashford customers from her well-equipped studio and shop in Den Haag.
Cindy Howard-Gibbon of Foxglove Fiberarts Supply, our USA distributor, enjoyed partnering with the team from Halcyon at this international fibre arts conference. Their beautiful booth - with a New England beach theme - was always busy with the enthusiastic registrants and day visitors.
Gerald Egger-Lampersberger, our distributor in Austria, exhibited last week at the biggest weaving fair in Austria. Over the three days there was a constant steam of interested and enthusiastic craftsmen and woman.
South African dealer Glynis Brooke of Handwoven Textiles exhibited at the International Quilt Convention in Johannesburg 24-26 July, 2014. This, the leading textile art event in South Africa, included workshops as well as vendors in the packed Market Hall.
NEW!! THE KIWI SUPER FLYER! The Kiwi Super Flyer has a huge 27mm (1 1/3 in) orifice and has awesome new free-flow yarn guides on a sliding hook flyer. The new Kiwi Super Flyer will fit all Kiwi 2 and Kiwi spinning wheels.