LowenFibreArts

Vegan stitcher, natural dyer & embroidery designer

Redruth, United Kingdom On Etsy since 2015

LowenFibreArts

Vegan stitcher, natural dyer & embroidery designer

Redruth, United Kingdom | 34 Sales

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About LowenFibreArts

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On Etsy since 2015

Textile Artist

I started knitting during my university lectures and learnt through videos on Youtube. Since then knitting has become a daily part of my life.

My love with textiles grew and up until the beginning of 2018 I was a self taught maker. At this point I decided to embark on the L1 Creative Crafts Textiles course through Cornwall Adult Education. I am currently studing a year long L2 course in textiles since September 2019.

My passion is to find unloved fabrics and threads at car boot sales and in charity shops. I then dismantle them if necessary, dye with plant materials I find in the local woods, park or from plants I have grown myself from seed. Occasionally I will use dye extracts if they are dyes harder to find or grow. I am an environmentally conscious vegan and avoid any dyes which may be sourced from animals or the heartwood of trees overseas.

I love to turn my hand dyed fabrics into bags and purses.

I adore hand dyeing unbleached, organic cotton rope and sewing it into coiled baskets and turning wood beads into necklaces.

More than anything I love to sketch ideas (usually inspired by my daughter and beautiful childrens illustrations we read together and the natural environment around me) and have fallen in love with stitching these designs onto cloth using free motion embroidery. I use these pieces for bags/purses/reusuable notebooks and brooches. I love to combine both hand and machine embroidery in one piece.

My aim is to create with reclaimed materials wherever possible and create products which will be loved and utilised for many years to come, hopefully passing from one generation to the next. They will be created with love for nature, humans and animals alike.

Welcome here to my creative space in the world - thank you for joining me!

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  • Charly Derham-Ball

    Owner, Creator, Maker

    Charly is a textile artist who lives by the sea near Redruth, Cornwall, UK. She has a background in ecology and a passion for textiles including natural dyeing, freemotion embroidery and hand stitching.

Shop policies

Last updated on September 25, 2019
Hello :) Welcome to Lowen Fibre Arts!

Here is a collection of my artwork transferred to fabric using hand and machine stitching. I have a passion for colour, particularly natural and muted tones.

I can also be found on:

Ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/people/charlyfeathers

Instagram: https://instagram.com/charlyfeathers/

Email: lowenfibrearts [!at] gmail.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lowenfibrearts

Twitter: @LowenFibreArts

There is also a Lowen Fibre Arts Ravelry group!

Please contact me if you have any questions.

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Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Returns and exchange details
I hope you are delighted with your order and try my very best to accurately describe and photograph my work.

Please bear in mind that colours can vary between monitors. Also please be mindful that natural dyes can fade in direct sunlight so I advise you to store any items in a bag or cupboard when not in use.

I accept returns within 10 days of receiving your item as long as the item is unused and in the original condition; please contact me by a conversation on Etsy or email to let me know before you return your item.

In the case of unwanted items, the cost of returning your item is your responsibility. You'll be refunded the actual cost of the item.

If you receive a damaged or faulty item please get in touch right away. I'll do my best to replace your order (if at all possible) or refund you.
Payment
You can pay for your order with a credit or debit card through Etsy's 'Direct Checkout'
Shipping
All items are sent from the UK; I aim to post within 1-2 working days of receiving your order (excluding weekends and public holidays).

If an item is on a preorder basis it will clearly state this in the item title and description. Please allow me 1-2 weeks processing time for these items. I will keep regular contact with you to inform on the item status.

UK orders are sent with Royal Mail Delivery and international orders with Royal Mail International Standard.

If you would like a trackable service, please contact me before placing your order and I'll be happy to set up a custom listing for you.

For non-EU delivery, it's worth checking with your local customs office as to how much customs fees are likely to be, thank you!
Additional policies and FAQs
I will strive to respond to any messages within 24 hours.