One of my contemporaries from my student days at Winchester School of Art, and best friend, is Nick Ozanne, maker of beautiful hand woven silk scarves, ties and woollen blankets, amongst other things. In 2009 Nick set up his own label called Leto & Ariadne, and he now spends many weeks each year travelling up and down the country exhibiting at Craft Shows & … Read More Manchester! A day trip to the Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair
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The last two weekends have been a hectic whirl, as we opened our studio at Stafford Mill as part of the SIT Textile Trail. There is a rich textile heritage in the Stroud Valleys, as it was once a world leader in the production of woven textiles. It is home to the Stroudwater Textile Trust, and Stroud International Textiles who organise the Textile Trail. … Read More Welcome to our Material World!
With a week and a half to go, the sewing machines are whiring away here at Stafford Mill, in preparation for the Textile Trail Open Studios, taking place on the weekends of the 12 & 13th and 19th & 20th of May. The local Made In Stroud shop have already got a range of our products on display (and for sale!). They re-did the window … Read More There’s nothing like the pressure of a deadline…