A little About Us... Weaving my way
Hello, I'm Nicky, and I would like to welcome you to Thread Collective. I am a passionate weaver, textile artist and mother of 3. I started Thread Collective in early 2015 to share my love of textiles. I wanted to experiment with fibres and different yarns and was becoming frustrated about having to head overseas to find variety. Why didn't Australian weavers and textile artists have local access to a wide range of high-quality yarns?
That's why I started Thread Collective. I have scoured and sourced yarns from around the world to assist local fibre artists and weavers focus on their crafts and not on the logistics of importing and dealing with overseas vendors. I continue to evolve my range and seek to work with local manufacturers to broaden locally sourced products.
Along the way, I discovered Louët's range of weaving looms and spinning wheels. Louët is known worldwide for their excellence in quality, design and workmanship. From the time I first laid eyes on Louët's looms and spinning wheels, I was hooked. In 2016 I proudly become Louët's Australian dealer and in 2020 became the Australian distributor for Venne yarns and retail partner for Swiss Mountain Silk, Omanik Frames and Ashford Looms and Spinning Wheels.
Thread Collective is based in Brisbane and has networks across Australia. I am on the board of Queensland Spinners, Weavers and Fibre Artists and am passionate about nurturing our industry and craft.
I want to share my love of textiles and yarns with you. Why don't you come and join our community? Like us on Facebook, join our group's Thread Collective THREADS or Louët PLayground, or come follow us on Instagram @Thread_Collective and @Louet_Australia. I'd love to connect and help you achieve your textile dreams.
Weave Your Way Nicky x