Natural dyeing - Wild colours by Teresinha Roberts - a local dyeplant grower and user Natural dyes produce an extraordinary diversity of rich and complex colours as well as unexpected results, making them very exciting to use. All those vibrant blue, green, red and yellow natural dyes combine well with each other. Most natural dyes come from dye plants and the best-known ones are madder, brazilwood, logwood, weld, woad and indigo, but some natural dyes, such as cochineal, come from insects and other animals.
Association of Guilds of Weavers Spinners & Dyers - The national association to which local Weavers Spinners & Dyers Guilds are affiliated. They organise national exhibitions and produce a quarterly Journal
Ring of Tatters - An international organisation to support the craft of tatting. There is a local group which I support occasionally.
Jane Eborall - Jane is an innovative tatter who has a range of new patterns and an interesting bloq which you might like to visit
Craft Shop at Kitchen Garden Cafe - This is a little craft shop in a side street in Kings Heath - has a garden shop, and a cafe, as well as a craft shop selling local crafts (including some of my hair flowers and cards). Open Sun, Mon, Wed, Thu, Sat, 9-4
My Etsy shop - Etsy shop, selling my bridal accessories, and giving a convenient way to pay for any of my items. If there's something on this website for sale, but not in the Etsy shop, let me know and I can list it on Etsy for easier payment.
Phil Wilkinson - Phil Wilkinson is a Birmingham based printmaker who was on the RBSA professional development course with me in 2006-2007
Crocheted Sock Poi - A pattern to crochet your own sock poi.
Silversoles - Silversoles is the design label of textile designer /maker Emma Jackson who specialises in felt making. She produces a range of contemporary felted textiles for the home and to wear. Each piece is unique, having been hand crafted using traditional wet rolling and Nuno felting techniques, to create distinctive textiles. Using a range of luxury natural fibres, including merino wool, silks and native breed wools
Elva Brabham - Elva is a watercolour artist who I met on a Professional Development course at the RBSA
Knitting & Crochet Guild - This is the site for the national Knitting & Crochet Guild. I was the regional coordinator for the Birmingham area for 10 years or so. We meet in the Community Room at John Lewis, Grand Central, Birmingham City Centre, generally on the 3rd Saturday in the month. I also organise stands for the Knitting & Crochet Guild at exhibitions in the area
Facebook page - My Facebook page - Textile Designs by Sarah Cage - which is probably updated more often than my blog
Court Cupboard Craft Gallery - Craft gallery run by a cooperative or artists in the Abergavenny area - I had an exhibition there in April-May 2015
Britten House Craft Gallery - I have some of my hair flowers and cards for sale at Britten House Craft Gallery in Redditch - open Tuesday-Friday 10.30-5, Saturday 10.30-4
HyperLight LED Poi - My son's LED Poi business. I made the first prototype 'socks' which hold the toys and distribute the light they emit.
Midlands Textile Forum - Midlands Textile Forum is an exciting new group of artists, designers and makers who have come together to promote textiles, raise awareness and standards, widen participation, develop opportunities, education, heritage and research across the region. We exhibiti regularly and try to take textile art to new geographical areas
Royal Birmingham Society of Artists - The local big arts society - holds regular exhibitions in the centre of Brimingham