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Originally from County Armagh, Northern Ireland; I am now based in Norwich, Norfolk - I studied MA Fashion at the Royal College of Art and have designed for, amongst others, Levi’s and M&S.
I have always had a very strong interest in textile design and pattern. My end of year collection was based on fairisle knit designs from 1950’s skiwear.

Since bringing up a young family, my long-held interest in handworked craft, surface pattern and vintage textiles has come to the fore. I designs and makes machine-knitted toys, blankets and cushions using soft lambswool. All my work is hand made in the UK.
I have also trained as an upholsterer, hand embroidering the top cover of chairs creating functional works of art.

My love of vintage toys - especially the imagery and colours of early Galt and Abbatt wooden puzzles and picture card…

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  • Born on April 6
  • Joined June 19, 2009

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wool, linen, thread

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About

Originally from County Armagh, Northern Ireland; I am now based in Norwich, Norfolk - I studied MA Fashion at the Royal College of Art and have designed for, amongst others, Levi’s and M&S.
I have always had a very strong interest in textile design and pattern. My end of year collection was based on fairisle knit designs from 1950’s skiwear.

Since bringing up a young family, my long-held interest in handworked craft, surface pattern and vintage textiles has come to the fore. I designs and makes machine-knitted toys, blankets and cushions using soft lambswool. All my work is hand made in the UK.
I have also trained as an upholsterer, hand embroidering the top cover of chairs creating functional works of art.

My love of vintage toys - especially the imagery and colours of early Galt and Abbatt wooden puzzles and picture card games show as a predominant influence in my work.

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