Kite Materials and Parts

Looking for materials for your kite?

The Highwaymen probably offers the widest range of materials for kite making in the UK.

Everything you need to make your kite shiny is here: tapes and webbings, cords for bridles and bungee, metal parts and ferrules, moulded parts and fittings, fibre glass & carbon fibre tubes and rods, sewing threads and ripstop nylon.

Should you have any enquiries, please contact us.

All materials for kite making:

materials for kite making supply

Sewing Thread


Dabond v69 polyester sewing thread, extremely strong thread that is UV stable and rot resistant.

Will work in most sewing machines providing the needle is suitable, between sizes 80 and 120

Ripstop Nylon

Ripstop Nylon


Ripstop Nylon fabric, Ripstop Polyester, and FR Ripstop in a wide range of colours at an outstanding price!
Carbon Fibre Tubes and Rods

Carbon Fibre Tubes and Rods


Carbon fibre rods and tubes, stiff and light weight lengths of carbon fibre, perfectly suited for light weight frame work, weight saving projects, and kite building
Fibreglass Rod and Tube

Fibreglass Rod and Tube


Fibreglass GRP rods and tubes, strong and flexible lengths of fibreglass for a huge range of applications such as kite making, costume creation, prop and set designs.
Moulded Parts and Fittings

Moulded Parts and Fittings


The parts and connectors that join your carbon and fibre glass lengths, and a huge range of end caps for the perfect and safe finish to your project
Metal Parts and Ferrules

Metal Parts and Ferrules


Metal parts for kite making and other light weight projects, brass ferrules, D rings, Swivels, Carbine hooks etc
Cords for Bridles and Bungee

Cords for Bridles and Bungee


Bridle line cord and bungee sold by the meter
Tapes & Webbing

Tapes & Webbing


Dacron tapes in a range of widths, and also heavy duty webbing for strapping and reinforcement