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Fibre Discovery packs | Wild Fibres natural fibresBuy a Fibre Discovery pack and experience the world of natural fibres in a handy educational resource pack that brings a wide range of fibres together in one place.

See and feel the fibre samples from both animals and plants, with special packs for silk and flax. Each fibre sample is enclosed in a grip seal bag which is large enough for you to touch and feel the fibres. The bag has a picture of the animal or plant and a description of its fibre.

Enjoy learning about the fibres, where they come from, and how they are used. These Discovery Packs are great as teaching aids for textile students, for home study and home learners, and irresistible as samples for fibre lovers. They are a must for schools, colleges and universities teaching textiles and the fibre arts, and make great gifts for the fibre lovers in your family, groups and circle.

Read more about our Fibre Discovery packs. NEW - Cotton Bolls as a teaching resource or 2nd wedding anniversary gift and a Silk Fibres pack!
 

Animal Fibres pack

Animal Fibres Discovery Pack

9.75

Plant Fibres pack

Plant Fibres Discovery Pack

10.75

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Silk Fibres pack - NEW

Silk Fibre Discovery Pack

12.75

3 Fibre packs

3 Fibre Discovery Packs - NEW - SAVE 3.50

29.75

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Cotton Boll x1

One Cotton boll

2.65

Cotton Boll x4

Four Cotton bolls - SAVE 2.10

8.50

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Silk Cocoons

Silk Cocoons (5 cocoons)

1.40

Silk Cocoons 100 grams

Silk Cocoons (about 145 cocoons) - NEW

14.50

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More about our Fibre Discovery Packs

Great as teaching aids for textile students and home learners, and irresistible as samples for fibre lovers. A must for schools, colleges and universities teaching textiles or the fibre arts.

1) Animal Fibres Discovery Pack
2) Plant Fibres Discovery Pack
3) Cotton Bolls
4) Silk Fibres Discovery Pack (NEW)
4) Flax Fibres Discovery Pack (coming soon)
5) Processed Fibres Discovery Pack (coming soon)

Animal Fibres Discovery Pack
See and feel fibre samples from seven fibre animals: merino sheep, cashmere goat, mohair, alpaca, angora, yak and camel. Each fibre sample is enclosed in a grip seal bag which is large enough for you to touch and feel the fibres. The bag has a picture of the animal and a description of both the animal and its fibre.

Plant Fibres Discovery Pack
See and feel fibre samples from a range of plant fibres: cotton, flax, hemp, jute, kapok, sisal, bamboo and ramie. Each fibre sample is enclosed in a grip seal bag which is large enough for you to touch and feel the fibres. The bag has a picture of the plant and a description of both the plant and its fibre.

Cotton bolls
When the cotton plant flowers fall off, they leave a large capsule (or cotton boll) which splits opens to reveal a fluffy mass of white, downy, cotton fibre surrounding the cotton seeds. Cotton bolls are an excellent teaching resource and an unusual wedding anniversary gift, especially for a second wedding anniversary.

Silk Fibres Discovery Pack
See and feel 10 silk samples: Silk cocoons, cocoon stripping, bits of reeled silk, degummed cocoons, silk hankies, mulberry silk tops, silk noil, pongee silk, tussah silk and an alternative to silk (soy silk). Each sample has a label with a description and it is enclosed in a grip seal bag which is large enough for you to touch and feel the fibres. Inside the pack you find more information on silk an a picture of the silkworm life cycle.

Buy an Educational Fibre Discovery Pack here!

You can also buy;

Buy natural wool tops for spinning, felting & dyeing

buy luxury fibres - alpaca, angora, cashmere & mohair

buy silk & silk blends

Buy natural plant fibres

natural wool tops

luxury fibres

silk & silk blends

plant fibres


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