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  • Meet the team - Richard Morsley
    for Education WoW Trade Account Artist of the Month Featured Project Custom Processing About Us 2015 Review Infographic Customer Survey History Of Textiles Did You Know Latest News Fibre Focus Gallery About Delivery Discounts What Our Customers Say Sign Up Links Latest News Meet the team Richard Morsley Last month we introduced you to Gina the lady who more often than not answers your calls Now meet Gina s brother Richard who has been with the company for nearly 10 years Richard is the company sales manager but his role is diverse and includes sourcing and buying products selling products liaising with customers arranging transport website updates and much more I m a very busy bee To find out more about Richard click here Back to Latest News Order a Sample Book Now What s on Offer World Of Wool 2016 Sitemap Privacy and Cookie Policy Terms Conditions Please note all transactions are carried out in GBPounds Currency Conversion for guidance only Google and the font used on this website are trademarks of Google Inc This website is not related to Google Inc Find us on Google Dyed Merino Tops Choose Your Colour Range Dyed Merino Tops are perfect for

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  • Bicentenary of the Luddite uprising!
    industry with the most affected group of tradesmen being the croppers who used enormous shears to smooth the surface of the woven material and were renowned for their strength and skill Faced with the loss of employment high wages and status the croppers and other textile craftsmen reacted violently smashing up the machines that threatened their existence These instances of machine breaking occurred in many parts of the UK including Nottingham Lancashire and Cheshire but the most violent protests happened in Huddersfield A number of Yorkshire manufacturers were bringing together the new technology which allowed textile production to come under one roof in the large mills of the county and threatened a significant number of jobs In Huddersfield alone there were over 13 late night attacks on mills and instances of machine breaking culminating in a massive attack on Foster s Mill in Horbury From this attack the famous Luddite saying was born Enoch hath made them Enoch shall break them as the rioters were smashing cropping frames made by Enoch Taylor using sledgehammers made by the same company The tide began to turn when 100 Luddites marched on Rawfolds Mills the owner William Cartwright was ready for them and had stationed soldiers at the mill The ensuing battle lead to the death of two Luddites Not long after this the Luddites ambushed and shot dead leading textile producer William Horsfall as he travelled between Huddersfield and Marsden In total 17 men were hanged for their involvement in Horsfall s murder following a long investigation which saw more than 1 000 troops brought in to occupy Huddersfield that summer Even now there are still organisations like the Neo Luddites who are campaigning not for the abolition of all technology just the technology that aids unemployment by replacing the role of

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  • Meet the team!
    Supplies for Education WoW Trade Account Artist of the Month Featured Project Custom Processing About Us 2015 Review Infographic Customer Survey History Of Textiles Did You Know Latest News Fibre Focus Gallery About Delivery Discounts What Our Customers Say Sign Up Links Latest News Meet the team With the majority of our customers making their purchases online you don t get to see the team that s busy behind the scenes picking and packing answering phones making blends or finding new products So we thought we d start a new feature which will introduce you to a new team member every month First up it s Gina the lady that more often than not answers your calls Click here to find out more Back to Latest News Order a Sample Book Now What s on Offer World Of Wool 2016 Sitemap Privacy and Cookie Policy Terms Conditions Please note all transactions are carried out in GBPounds Currency Conversion for guidance only Google and the font used on this website are trademarks of Google Inc This website is not related to Google Inc Find us on Google Dyed Merino Tops Choose Your Colour Range Dyed Merino Tops are perfect for hand

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  • Creating Felt Pictures - book launch
    Gift Vouchers Woolly Wednesdays Product Search World of Wool Search with Googwool Factory Store Coffee Shop Workshops and Courses Craft Supplies for Education WoW Trade Account Artist of the Month Featured Project Custom Processing About Us 2015 Review Infographic Customer Survey History Of Textiles Did You Know Latest News Fibre Focus Gallery About Delivery Discounts What Our Customers Say Sign Up Links Latest News Creating Felt Pictures book launch Former WoW featured artist Andrea Hunter is to hold an exhibition at the Biscuit Factory Gallery in Newcastle from Saturday 14 April to Sunday 13 May The exhibition will showcase Andrea s amazing felt artwork which demonstrates the profound empathy she has with her surroundings and detailed observation of places which enable her to capture mood movement and effects of light These are also highlighted in her new book Creating Felt Pictures which will be previewed and launched on the open day of the exhibition Andrea will give a short informal talk and sign copies of her book For details visit http www focusonfelt co uk or for gallery information visit http www thebiscuitfactory com Andrea s work also features in our 2012 featured artist calendar in fact her artwork graces the front cover Back to Latest News Order a Sample Book Now What s on Offer World Of Wool 2016 Sitemap Privacy and Cookie Policy Terms Conditions Please note all transactions are carried out in GBPounds Currency Conversion for guidance only Google and the font used on this website are trademarks of Google Inc This website is not related to Google Inc Find us on Google Dyed Merino Tops Choose Your Colour Range Dyed Merino Tops are perfect for hand spinning and felting projects We have 100 precision dyed solid colours to choose from Click on your choice of colour

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  • Factory shop loyalty card
    Googwool Factory Store Coffee Shop Workshops and Courses Craft Supplies for Education WoW Trade Account Artist of the Month Featured Project Custom Processing About Us 2015 Review Infographic Customer Survey History Of Textiles Did You Know Latest News Fibre Focus Gallery About Delivery Discounts What Our Customers Say Sign Up Links Latest News Factory shop loyalty card In addition to the discounts we provide to our online customers we have now introduced a loyalty card for those customers who visit us at our Factory Shop For every 20 spent in the shop you ll receive a stamp When you ve filled your card you ll be entitled to 20 worth of goods absolutely free Our Factory Shop is a haven for all wool lovers with aisle upon aisle of fibres to tempt you and a reception stocked full of gift ideas books magazines and DVDs Plus there s also our Coffee Shop for when you ve finished browsing Loyalty card can only be used in our factory store You will only receive a stamp for items purchased in store You will NOT receive a stamp when purchasing online Valid in store on presentation of loyalty card with 10 stamps The card can be used once only and must be handed in on redemption Back to Latest News Order a Sample Book Now What s on Offer World Of Wool 2016 Sitemap Privacy and Cookie Policy Terms Conditions Please note all transactions are carried out in GBPounds Currency Conversion for guidance only Google and the font used on this website are trademarks of Google Inc This website is not related to Google Inc Find us on Google Dyed Merino Tops Choose Your Colour Range Dyed Merino Tops are perfect for hand spinning and felting projects We have 100 precision dyed solid

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  • Events to look forward to in 2012!
    2012 to 6 January 2013 http textilemuseum org March Association of Guilds of Weavers Spinners Dyers 11th Biennial Conference University of York 30 March to 1 April http www wsd org uk agm htm Selvedge Spring Fair St Augustine s Church Hall 31 March http www selvedge org default aspx April British Craft Trade Fair Great Yorkshire Showground Harrogate 15 17 April www bctf co uk Pour L Amour du Fil international textile show La Cite Nantes 18 21 April http www pour l amour du fil com The Decorative Fair Battersea Park London 24 29 April www decorativefair com Wonderwool Wales the Royal Welsh Showground Powys 28 29 April http www wonderwoolwales co uk June Holmfirth Arts Festival Holmfirth West Yorkshire 14 24 June www holmfirthartsfestival co uk The Contemporary Craft Festival Mill Marsh Park Bovey Tracey Devon 15 17 June www craftsatboveytracey co uk Woolfest Cockermouth Cumbria 22 23 June http www woolfest co uk July The Wool Experience Blaze Farm Wildboarclough Cheshire SK11 0BL 7 July 10am 4pm theblacksheepspinners weebly com the wool experience html Fibre East Scald End Farm Thurleigh Bedford 14 15 July http www fibre east co uk Fibre East Home html Art In Action Waterperry House Oxfordshire 19 22 July www artinaction org uk POP DESIGN CULTURE FASHION Textile Fashion Museum 6 July 27 October www ftmlondon org August The Festival of Quilts NEC Birmingham 16 19 August www twistedthread com September British Wool Weekend Hall 2 Yorkshire Event Centre Harrogate 1 2 September www britishwool net October Shetland Wool Week Shetland Isles 8 14 October www shetlandwoolweek com Campaign for Wool Wool Week 15 21 October in Britain www campaignforwool org If you have any events this year that you would like adding to our list please email jenny worldofwool co uk

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  • A Big WoW Thank You to You!
    Of Textiles Did You Know Latest News Fibre Focus Gallery About Delivery Discounts What Our Customers Say Sign Up Links Latest News A Big WoW Thank You to You We just wanted to take this opportunity to say a massive thank you to everyone who has completed our customer survey so far and to fill you in on the results to date A huge 98 of you thought our customer service was good or excellent 94 said our knowledge was good or excellent 93 thought our products were value for money with less than 1 saying we could do better When it came to variety of products 95 said we were good or excellent 88 thought the content on our web site other than products was good or excellent We are obviously delighted with these results but there is always room for improvement which is why we wanted to do this survey to get your feedback You also gave us plenty of ideas on how we can improve and we ve already added more natural fleeces to our range including Polwarth and are currently looking through the extensive list you gave us to see what else we can implement We will keep you informed as we introduce new items in the meantime thank you all once again and if you haven t taken the survey yet please do as it will close at the end of this month http www worldofwool co uk survey php Back to Latest News Order a Sample Book Now What s on Offer World Of Wool 2016 Sitemap Privacy and Cookie Policy Terms Conditions Please note all transactions are carried out in GBPounds Currency Conversion for guidance only Google and the font used on this website are trademarks of Google Inc This website is not

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  • Introducing the World of Wool Featured Artist Calendar 2012!
    Featured Project Custom Processing About Us 2015 Review Infographic Customer Survey History Of Textiles Did You Know Latest News Fibre Focus Gallery About Delivery Discounts What Our Customers Say Sign Up Links Latest News Introducing the World of Wool Featured Artist Calendar 2012 We are delighted to announce that our Featured Artist Calendar 2012 is now in stock We would like to thank all our featured artists who kindly gave permission for us to reproduce their amazing artwork as seen on our special featured artist web page for this calendar These are our 12 talented calendar girls January Katie Hill Lines February Shani Phethean Hubble March Katrin Eagle April Aldona Suneviciene May Angela Barrow June Mo Jackson July Christine Rider August Jennifer Bone September Jill Harrison October Diana Clarke November Andrea Hunter December Frida Aberg A percentage of profits from the sale of this calendar will be donated to The Tree of Hope Children s Charity Registered Charity in England and Wales No 1043092 The Tree of Hope offers hope to the families of sick children who need specialist medical surgery treatment and therapy in order to free them from suffering giving a better quality to their young lives http www treeofhope org uk The calendar is just 4 99 and would make an ideal Christmas gift or simply to hang on the wall of your own workshop Click here to buy Back to Latest News Order a Sample Book Now What s on Offer World Of Wool 2016 Sitemap Privacy and Cookie Policy Terms Conditions Please note all transactions are carried out in GBPounds Currency Conversion for guidance only Google and the font used on this website are trademarks of Google Inc This website is not related to Google Inc Find us on Google Dyed Merino Tops Choose Your

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