New World Textiles
PO Box 1484-W
Black Mountain,
NC 28711-1484
828/669-1870

Providing
Organic Cotton
to
Hand Spinners
and
Hand Weavers

Since 1995




copyright 2003-2011 Eileen Hallman

 

Yarn

Video
Charkhas
Photo of Eileen hallman spinning links to the Instruction page
Projects
Shuttles

Home of Dye-Lishus™ Cotton, cotton that is premordanted to save time, water, energy, and money. Currently available in spinning fiber and yarn. Fabric coming soon!

New World Textiles designs and prepares Spinning Fibers  for handspinners, 
Handweaving Yarns for handweavers, and offers cotton specific Spinning and Weaving Tools and Techniques for both. 
We teach Workshops to children and adults, including how to spin cotton on the Indian book charkha, to weave with handspun singles, and to design with yarn energy. 
Seminars and programs for guilds and other interested groups are also available. 
School Programs for children include an introduction to cotton program for K-3 and hands-on spinning and weaving for 4th-12th graders.

Sliver
Techniques
Projects
Techniques
Yarn
Ashford charkha
Close-up of shibori shaping and coloring; links to indigo shibori page in the projects album
Shaping with polyester; links to the charcoal shibori page in the projects album
Jumpsuit shaped with crepe twist yarn; links to the fashion show album