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Suppliers Directory

The Suppliers Directory is a great way to find just about anything fiber related, much of which is not listed anywhere else on the internet. If you don't find what your looking for, try using the "Supplier Search" on the right side. If you are a fiber supplier or you know of a good one we're missing, please use the "Add a Supplier" link on the right.

Basketmaking

Include sources for basketmaking materials, patterns and instruction as well as basketmakers' galleries, studios, gatherings and publications.

B & C Emporium
Craig Phillips
204 Trowbridge st
Allegan, MICHIGAN 49010 USA
800-255-1671    

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We carry reeds, as well as chair cane, fibre rush, braid for wicker repair, as well as original and reproduction hardware for furniture and home, as well as trunk parts, lamp parts, wood parts. polishes and cleaners. As well in the store we carry rustic log furniture as well as oak furniture and all the acessories for the home. Stop by you never know what you might find at B & C Emporium, Allegan, Michigan

Basket Patterns
Arnie
3741 W Houghton Lake Dr
Houghton Lake, MI 48629 US
800-563-2356    

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Online store has everything one could imagine in the world of basketry, includeing 1500 online patterns available for online ordering.

Basket Workshops on Salt Spring Island
Joan Carrigan
Box 95
Fulford Harbour, BC V8K 2P2 CA
250-538-1877    

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Beginner and intermediate classes. Variety of techniques, traditional natural materials and reed. Studio at 1496 Beddis Road Salt Spring Island, B.C. Canada.

Donna Sakamoto Crispin Basketmaker
Donn Crispin
Eugene, OR USA

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Donne Sakamoto Crispin: I've been weaving for 19 years, and teaching workshops for 18 years. I've taught people of all ages, from first grade through senior citizens. I offer a variety of basketry classes, including my own personal designs, in addition to papermaking, silk papermaking, and basic bookbinding.

Complete Basket Supplier Listing

Dyeing

Suppliers of dyes and materials, instructions, dyeing services and publications.

Across Generations
Gina Levesque
28906 East 749 Road
Wagoner, OK 74467 USA
405.880.1196    

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We not only sell natural dyes, but wool yardage suitable for dyeing and hand-dyed (using either natural dyes or acid dyes) wool yardage suitable for rug hooking, penny rug making or quilting. You can find us on etsy and we also take phone/internet orders.

Apa Ini
Martha Banyas
1825 SE 7th Avenue
Portland, OR USA

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Apa Ini is an importer of handmade objects from various parts of the world, including textiles, rugs and decorative objects. Sales are online, through trunk shows and at the gallery, announced via e-mail only.

Artcloth Studios
Jane Dunnewold
1134 West Agarita
San Antonio, TX 78201 USA

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Multi Colored Printing with Interfacing Stencil- CD and a 3 DVD set: "Complex Cloth - The Workshops," a step by step demonstration of the techniques drawn from her book "Complex Cloth." Janes's workshop schedule, Heart Cloth Quarterly subscriptions.

Artisan Natural Dyeworks
Sarah Bellos
5001 Indiana Ave
Nashville, TN 37209 USA
615.306.3154    

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Artisan Natural Dyeworks is an artisanal dyehouse based in Nashville, Tennessee, specializing in the use of all-natural plant- and earth-based dyes to dye garments, piece goods and production yardage. As one of the only U.S. based companies to provide natural dye services at a scale suitable for independent designers, we collaborate with nature and you to create ecologically-friendly colors for your fashion line. We grow and gather our own dye materials, work with farmers to cultivate natural dye plants on a larger scale, and design and use minimal-waste systems to create distinctive colors for your clothing lines.

Complete Dyeing Supplier Listing

Education

Includes sites offering all methods of enhancing knowledge and skills, including conference workshops and seminars, ongoing classes offered by organizations and institutions of higher learning, private instruction, lesson plans, museums, history and scientific research specific to textiles.

ACORN Project
Patricia Brunt
275 First St, Unit 10
Collingwood, ON L9Y 1A8 Canada
705-441-5153    

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     website

The ACORN Project is an Arts & Crafts Shop and DIY Studio where we focus on using natural and found materials to create beautiful works of arts. Our Shop has both a retail component and a classroom where we stock a variety of fibres for felting, spinning and weaving as well as the tools of the felting trade including fibre and felting kits, needles, embellishments and other specialty supplies. Our classroom is large enough to handle up to 12 participants and is a comfortable space where we learn to create one of a kind masterpieces using a variety of felting and crafting techniques. Please check out our calendar of events on our website and like us on Facebook to stay current with what we're up to.

Alchemy Fibre Designs
Dauta Kamocki
4 Chippewa Street East
Cayuga, ON N0A 1E0 Canada
905-772-3093    

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Specializing in handspun and handpainted yarns, handwovens, knits and spinning fibres.

Alison Irwin, Handweaver
Alison Irwin
383 Arbutus Avenue
Duncan, BC V9L 5X6 Canada
250-746-6330    

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Alison offeres classes, ideas, and help for both beginner and more experienced weavers in her Maple Bay studio. Alison will also travel; ask about guild rates. Download free instructions for her Text Tiles from Handwoven Mmagazine's website-only project at www.handwovenmagazine.com.

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts
556 Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN 37728 US
865-436-5860     website

Art classes and craft classes for everyone from the novice to the professional. Craft education is the reason and being for Arrowmont, and for over 50 years the school has dedicated its resources to nurturing the creative talents of individuals. Courses are one and two weeks (or a weekend) in length and require students to be in attendance Sunday through Friday. Fax: 865-430-4101

Complete Education Supplier Listing

Embellishment

Information and supplies for beading, surface design such as screen printing, passementarie (tassels and cords), braiding, Kumihimo, jewelry, embroidery, tatting, bobbin lace.

Art Button Works
Clair Dunn
1299 Buck Hollow Rd.
Fairfax, VT 05454 US

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One-of-a-kind handmade buttons created by two Vermont artists for fabric and yarn artisans who are creating garments, bags, hats, and scarves. Custom orders are welcome!

B. Toucan Inc.
4920 Contractors Dr
East Wenatchee, WA 98802 US
1-800-851-5853    

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A wholesaler and distributor of all types of beading threads, cords, stringing materials and jewelry supplies. Crafters, jewelry designers and weavers (see our linens and ultra-fine hemp yarn) will find a wide variety of stringing, knotting and stitching cords. Let us be your one source for: organza ribbon, Beadalon jewelry wire, beading needles, craft wire, Gossamer Floss, Griffin Silk beading thread, hemp twines & yarns, memory wire, beading threads, Stretch Magic, 1mm & 2mm cords, jewelry tools, Greek leather and more. Just about every type of bead stringing material known is available here. Great service, great prices and a toll free number so you can talk to a real person.

Blueprints On Fabric
Linda Stemer
20504 81st Ave SW
Vashon Island, WA 98070 USA
800-631-3369    

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Blueprints On Fabric provides natural fiber fabrics and watercolor paper - hand treated for cyanotype. Cyanotype is a 19th century photographic technique also known as blueprinting or sunprinting. All of our products are pre-washed, hand treated, dried and sealed in light proof bags - ready to print. Just add sun, water and your imagination!

Collini Mattresses
Monika Collini
913 saint charles
saint Lambert, QC J4P 2T8 Canada
514 568 0250    

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     website

Custom made sheep wool mattresses,comforters and pillows for trailers and boats.

Complete Embellishment Supplier Listing

Felting

Supplies and instruction for wet and needle felting and felting services.

A&B Fiberworks
Anne Goodwin-Estes
PO Box 678
Linden, ALBERTA T0M 1J0 Canada
403-443-5907    

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     website

fiber mill in central Alberta Canada. We process wool, alpaca/llama, mohair, silk etc from raw to roving or yarns.

ABCC Metallica
arvind kumar
15, DDA Local Shopping Centre, Panchsheel Park New Delhi - 110017 India
new delhi, DELHI 110017 india
26492730    

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     website

We have an efficient integrated modern factory to supply excellent quality Card Clothing and Felting Needles. Our Technical team gives expert advice on applications for best results & prompt after sales service. Our lab is fully equipped, each order is thoroughly checked for all parameters before despatch. Improvements to meet the changing trends is constantly being done.

Acorn's Journey
Andrea Graham
449 Shane Street
Odessa, ONTARIO K0H2H0 Canada
613-386-1869    

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57 colours of mixed breed wool fabulous for both wet and needle felting, needles, 12 colours merino roving. Also a Waldorf education resource company. Owner, with her mother, is feltmaker, Andrea Graham.

Blackberry Farm
Donna Collins
Blackberry Farm
Innerwick, EAST LOTHIAN EH42 1QT United Kingdom
01368 840 326    

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     website

Supplier of raw Shetland cross soft fleeces.

Complete Felting Supplier Listing

Fiber and Fleece

Suppliers of protein, cellulosic and man-made fibers, raw or processed and ready for spinning or felting.

4 Lazy J Ranch
Renda Jones
Beggs, OKLAHOMA 74421 United States
918-267-4591    

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     website

I raise Pygora Goats and sell the goats and fiber.

A & B Fiberworks
Anne Goodwin
PO Box 678
Linden, ALBERTA T0M 1J0 Canada
403-443-5907    

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     website

We raise alpaca and suri llamas and have fibers such as alpaca, llama, mohair, wool, silk, etc. for your spinning pleasure. We are also a custom processing mill, with no minimum order sizes. We can process your alpaca, llama, wool, mohair, etc. fiber to roving, or through to finished yarns. Please feel free to give us a call and see what we have in stock at any given time, as it is ever changing.

A Fehrenbach Farms
Denise Fehrenbach
8057 Albrecht Rd
Karlin, MI 49643 usa
231-590-8549    

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We raise llamas and sell a variety of llama products including yarn, fleece, felt, roving, and batting. All natural.

A to Z Alpacas
Leslie Unruh
Box 337
Vauxhall, ALBERTA T0K 2K0 Canada
403-654-2810    

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     website

We own over 200 alpacas and have lots of high quality alpaca fiber. We spend a lot of time cleaning our fleeces and you can be sure to get skirted high quality fiber with very little to no vegetable matter or dirt! Alpaca comes in many natural colors, we dye as well!

Complete Fiber Supplier Listing

Knitting and Crochet

Includes suppliers which emphasize the techniques, offering advice, patterns, information and charitable opportunities.

Angelika's Yarn Store
Angelika
2110 N Lake Rd
Lakeside, OREGON 97449 USA
541-759-3975    

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     website

Extremely large selection of knitting needles and crochet hooks. Large supplier of Lorna's Laces Hand dyed yarns and Cascade Yarns.

Bettz Designs
George
32 Country Club Rd.
Newton Centre, MA 02459 U.S
617-965-3715    

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Bettz Designs crafts and sells retail on the internet and wholesale to knitting and yarn stores knittings bags and totes, knitting needle cases and knitting accessory cases. Our bags come in over fifty different fabrics, including tapestry, tapestry chenille, patchwork madras, corduroy, velvet, damask, silk, etc. Many of our bags can be trimmed with ribbon. All our knitting bags, totes and needle cases are handcrafted in the U.S.A.

Ecoyarns
none
PO Box 241
Budgewoi, NSW 2262 Australia
0403 068 106    

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Ecoyarn offers products for the environmentally aware. Find fabrics, finished garments, yarns and fibres for spinning, as well as dyes and tools. E-mail contact form on website.

Enotions Yarn
Enotions
BC Canada
1-855-321-9276    

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     website

Online yarn store located in BC. We carry Sirdar, Hayfield, Bergere de France, King Cole and Knitter's Pride.

Complete Knitting Supplier Listing

Livestock

Producers of fiber-producing animals such as sheep, llama, alpaca, angora goats and rabbits.

Alpacas La Dee Da
Dee Souza
4161 County Road K
Orland, CALIFORNIA 95963 United States
530-865-8897    

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We raise alpacas for their lovely soft fiber for spinners and weavers. All colors are available. Many have been breed to the best on the West Coast.

Alpacas of Fair Meadows Farm
Eva Gallagher
4131 53rd St SE
Auburn, WA 98092-8433 US
(253) 833-0113    

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Fair Meadows Farm is a family business. Hand processed Alpaca and Llama Top is Fair Meadows Farm's signature product We sell Alpacas, Llamas, Fleeces, Fiber, Manure, Yarn, Garments, Handpickers Helpers, and Wrist Distaffs. We will be able to board Alpacas beginning in 2001.

Alpacas of Marin/SoCal Suri Alpacas
Sandy Wallace
11660 Pt. Reyes Petaluma Rd
Nicasio, CALIFORNIA 94946 United States
6268183148    

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We have suri and huacaya alpacas for sale, with low-priced miniherds of 3-5 "fiber" or "Pet" males. We also sell breeding stock (females), bred or unbred, and raw fleeces

Alpacas of Pannonia Farm
Susan Szabo
Grants Pass, OR USA
541-862-9933    

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Alpacas offered for breeding or fiber production. Many natural colors in shades of fawns, browns, silver & rose grays, blacks and whites. Easy to care for, huggable investment.

Complete Livestock Supplier Listing

Media

Suppliers and free sources for books, software, videos, CDs, e-publications and articles.

A Weaverly Path
The Groove Productions
401 B-1 Foster Street
Durham, NORTH CAROLINA 27701 USA

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62 min. documentary of Swiss-born tapestry weaver Silvia Heyden, who at 84 continues to produce stunning, modernist tapestries. A production of The Southern Documentary Fund (SDF).

Alpacas of Tualatin Valley
John and Lorna Nelson Frank
22750 Rosedale Road
Beaverton, OR 97007 US
503-649-2128    

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Specializing in white, fawn, red and black animals in both alpacas and suris, we have also developed a large selection of silver huacaya. See our Products for garments, yarn and roving.

AranPaint
Lisa Hounshell
Willagee, WA AU

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If you enjoy designing Aran sweaters but find it tedious or difficult to chart original stitch patterns, let AranPaint do all the hard work for you. Free demo.

Art By Sue Steiner
Sue Steiner
13904 Arnold Rd.
Dalton, OHIO 44618 USA
330-857-2404    

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     website

Fiber Animal Art, Alpaca Art, I have a variety of prints of different farm and fiber animals, equines, etc. or I can paint an original of a specific animal from your photos or mine. Colorful expressive style, can be used as promotional material for your farm or product.

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Sewing

Sites which focus on fashion design and/or the production of clothing, including manufacturers, fabric and notions, proper care, costuming, etc.

Adorable Ideas
John Deer
122 Cumming Dr
Barrie, ONTARIO Canada
705-725-0032    

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     website

One of North America's leading experts on digitizing and embroidery for the corporate and home marketplace. Stock designs for most household sewing systems. Online ordering.

All About Blanks
Susan Mars
1849 Manor Oak Lane
Buford, GEORGIA 30519 US
1-866-425-2657    

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     website

Beautiful linen embroidery blanks to embellish

Artwear
189 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02474 US
781-648-0900    

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     website

Simple, elegant clothing either made here or by other designers. A great selection of garment patterns, supplies and embellishments for the fiber artist. Fiber ats classes and sewing lessons also offered.

Atlanta Thread & Supply Company
695 Red Oak Road
Stockbridge, GA 30281 US
800-847-1001    

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USA distributors of sewing supplies and equipment. Hundreds of items.

Complete Sewing Supplier Listing

Spinning

Suppliers primarily of spinning equipment and accessories, books, CDs, videos, and instruction. Naturally, there is overlap with weaving and needle arts.

A&B Fiberworks
Anne Goodwin-Estes
PO Box 678
Linden, ALBERTA T0M 1J0 Canada
403-443-5907    

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     website

We are a fiber mill in central Alberta Canada, producing alpaca and alpaca blends yarns along with wool, mohair, silk etc. We produce our own fiber from our alpacas, and do custom fiber processing for other spinning and weaving artists.

Almost Alien
None
3 West Harwood Crofts
West Calder, WEST LOTHIAN EH55 8LT Scotland
0131 208 0710    

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Makers of 21st Century handspinning equipment, including modular spindles and the computer controlled Alien Spinner (V2 currently in planning).

Alpaca Yarn USA
Cynthia Willard
5165 Atlanta Hwy, Ste 208
Alpharetta, GA 30004 USA
678-368-4251    

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We sell, Schacht and Louet equipment for spinners and weavers, we carry Della-Q bags, and Knitpicks accessories & needles. Interweave Press Suppliers. Alpaca Yarn and Fiber, Felting and Dyeing supplies, classes, and groups always welcome!

Anderson Originals & Fancy Kitty products
Ron Anderson
321 E. Prime St.
Downing, MO 63536 USA
660 379 2323    

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We make fine handcrafted drum carders, wool pickers, crochet hook, displays, and other fiber related tools.

Complete Spinning Supplier Listing

Weaving

Suppliers primarily of looms and weaving tools, accessories, books, CDs, videos, and instruction, as well as artists' studios and galleries.

Total Rug A.K.A. Leesburg Looms & Supply
Pat
201 North Cherry Street
Van Wert, OHIO 45891 US
800.329.9254    

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Leesburg has provided looms and yarn to rug weavers for decades. The showroom is open from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday. Saturday by appointment only.

"Pattern Techniques for Handweavers"
Doramay Keasbey
3428 Hampton Way
Eugene, OR 97401-7097 US

"Pattern Techniques for Handweavers," is now available. The book is intended for handweavers at all experience levels with solid coverage of basics for new weavers and fascinating, unusual techniques to excite advanced weaver. Attention is given to drafting, designing, and mechanics of several different loom types. A major portion of the book covers loom-controlled pattern-weaving techniques ranging from the simplest one-shuttle weaves on four or fewer shafts to multishaft versions and complex structures with multiple warps and wefts. A chapter devoted to pick-up techniques includes processes for a single layer, several methods for double weave, and choices for triple warp layers. The final chapters showcase the work of several contemporary weavers and describes drawloom techniques for a variety of different weaves. Included are an extensive glossary, annotated bibliography, and comprehensive index. A pre-publication price of $31.95 (plus $6.00 S&H) is available through Jan. 1, 2006. After Jan. 1, the price will be $39.95. For more information or to purchase a book, contact the author.

Anansi Weavery
Teresa A. O'Neill
P.O. Box 376
Alert Bay, BC V0N 1A0 Canada
250-974-2176    

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     website

The Anansi Weavery is located in the village of Alert Bay, situated on a small island off the northern tip of Vancouver Island in British Columbia and specializes in quality hand-woven tapestries, rugs and wall-hangings

Anping Jinboxin Garment Accessories Co.,Ltd
Anna
Hecun Development Area
Anping, HEBEI 053600 China
863188063126    

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     website

Anping JinBoXin Garment Accessories Co., Ltd.is a professional manufacturer of interlining and horse hair by-products, granted the authorization according to OeKo-Tex Standard 100 to use the OeKo-Tex mark. The company also passed ISO9001:2000 system and can supply all kinds of high quality products according to ISO9001:2000 system. JinBoXin is sited in Anping, Hengshui of North China, which has long been famous as Distribution and Processing Center of animal hair products of China. Major products of JinBoXin include horse hair fabrics, hair interlining cloth, decorative horse hair fabrics, horse tail yarns, bow hair and other horse tail hair by-products.

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Yarn

Listings include suppliers who deal primarily in yarn and the related tools and patterns for all needle arts. There is much overlap between "yarn" stores and those focusing on weaving, knitting, embroidery, etc.

A Stranded Yarn
none
Unit 1-18 Byron St
Lennox Head, NSW 2478 Australia
02.66874669    

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     website

"Our yarns will never leave you stranded." Organic yarns, Ashford knitters looms, free knitting patterns.

A Swell Yarn Shop
17403 NE 45th St Unit 154
Redmond, WA 98052 US
206.409.9699    

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     website

Cotton, linen, wool, exotics and blends. Internet sales only.

Aarti International Limited
Vinayak Mittal
G.T. Road, Miller Ganj
Ludhiana, PUNJAB 141003 India
1613006100    

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     website

Aarti International Limited is one of the best and leading fancy yarn manufacturers in India.

Abrisham Sabalan
Ms.Teny Sarkis
Arghavan 7 Ave,Sannat 1 St,2nd industrial Area,Beside Airport
Ardebil, Iran
0098912-3138573    

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     website

we produce 100% gassed mercerized cotton yarn

Complete Yarn Supplier Listing

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