About Me

Handwoven Textiles and Accessories

 

As a child, while walking through fields with my grandma, collecting sheep's wool from the hedgerows, I took my first steps on an journey of awareness and conservation. I am committed to work in an ethical and socially responsible way, having carried out research relating to reusable plastics and non biodegradable materials. As a result, I use natural fibres and processes which are environmentally friendly. 

I make hand woven scarves and wraps with silver accessories. I like experimenting with weave structures, and I dye my own yarn or pieces, using methods with low environmental impact.

The time needed to design and develop unique pieces has meant that I now concentrate solely on my own practice, after spending years studying and working as a teacher. I also love experimenting and exploring new materials and processes to give interesting textural patterns.

I have enjoyed working on personal designs for clients - especially for weddings. Therefore please feel free to contact me with any special requirements


 My clients have made comments such as:

“Stunning use of colour, it really brings my outfits to life when I wear my scarf.”

“ My unique hand woven and painted Ikat scarf is beautiful.”

“I love my free-form twisted bangle, it gets a lot of admiring comments.”

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I studied Textiles and Fine Art at Bath Spa University and achieved a First Class Honours degree.  I gained a PGCE teaching qualification and started teaching adults and young people with learning difficulties, whilst perfecting my weaving skills.  I can there for offer talks and creative workshops in addition to my makes.