Talented makers transforming natural materials to create unique, purposeful and beautiful objects.

A virtual artisan studio hidden in the rising mists at the edge of the English fens, focusing on the creation and use of fibre, yarns and natural materials.

Spindependence facilitates and empowers by enabling:SpinFinityLogo21072011
Collaboration between like-minded makers who share a similar ethos
Convergence of values, approach and style
Complementary skills and proven enablers
Competent and accomplished artisans passing on key skills, hand-to-hand, face-to-face

That’s Spindependence.

Spindependence enable Creating Space – a monthly gathering of makers and creative seekers.


Recent Posts

  • Summer 2016 – Open Studios, a Wandering Minstrel and Antipodean Flavours

    Lyn Says: In June a few Creating Space regulars set up a break-away group under the trees by the hall!  Together they spun, wove and painted in the shade of a huge Horse Chestnut.  In other news we welcomed new friends, adding more Southern Hemisphere vibe to our Northern Hemisphere space. Also my fabric, which […]

    By Jo Gough | July 5, 2016

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  • Open Studios 2016

    One of our founder members and two of our regular Creating Spacers are showing their work as part of open studios 2016.  They will be at Harlton Village Hall on the 9th and 10th July from 11am until 6pm each day. Come and visit on the Saturday and get the extra bonus of seeing our Creating […]

    By Jo Gough | July 4, 2016

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  • Fibre East 2012

    After finding our feet at Fibre East last year, with the help of Outward Images, Spindependence are out on our own for the 2012 event. We’ll be in Marquee C , tucked into the corner with a treasure trove of artisan created work in our continually evolving fibre exhibit.  Some of our work will be […]

    By Jo Gough | July 7, 2012

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  • Fibre inspired Art

    Lyn is exhibiting this year during Cambridge Open Studios 2012.  Her work will be on display with the Life Lines group, presented by members of a life drawing class at St Barnabas Press in Cambridge, over the last two weekends in July. From June 15th Lyn’s work “Prime” will be shown in the Newart@Artcell exhbition […]

    By Jo Gough | June 14, 2012

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  • Cambridge Rock Festival

    This past weekend we were out and about at the Cambridge Rock Festival. Four days of fibre fun and fantastic music. Spindependence enabled an all ages rock audience to spin and make felt, as well as making friends with other fibre fans – or at least with their husbands – one even rang his wife […]

    By Jo Gough | August 10, 2011

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  • Fibre East 2011

    Spindependence are going to be at Fibre East this weekend, so if you’re coming, pop over and see us.  We’ll be on stall A17, which is being hosted by our friends at Outward Images.  We’d love to meet you.

    By Jo Gough | July 22, 2011

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