Maggie Cross – Jeweller

Maggie trained at The School of Jewellery in Birmingham, graduating in 2015. Now home in West Wales she makes minimal yet fun silver jewellery that can be worn again and again. Each of her pieces are original and designed to last a lifetime. Maggie is also the Make it...

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Helen Rhiannon Gill – Textile Designer

Helen Rhiannon is a bridalwear designer and sewing tutor from Swansea. She runs Helen Rhiannon Designer Label and All Sewn Up Wales. She is qualified as a professional teacher and has taught in various secondary schools and colleges. Under the Welsh Assembly...

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Dunja Roberts – Weaver

Dunja loves to create with wool, blending imagination and skill to make items of beauty and utility from the fabulous fleece of her very own native breed sheep.  This wonderful raw material - sheep’s fleece -  was the inspiration for founding her business - All in a...

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Marissa Thereze – Machine Knitter

Marissa is a passionate knitwear designer and tutor with over a decade of experience in a variety of fields within the arts. Originally from Herefordshire she graduated from Bath Spa University with a BA (Hons) in Creative Arts specialising in textiles, print making...

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Angela Pitcher Dowdell – Clothing Designer

Clothing designer Angela Pitcher Dowdell started creating her own clothing designs from the age of 8. After graduating with an Honours Degree in Fashion and Textiles from Bath she started her label Blue Bridalwear in 1991. She is currently in the process of creating a...

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Llio James – Textile Designer

Llio James is a textile designer specialising in weave. One of her main interests is to develop the relationship between hand weaving and the woollen industry within Wales. She specialises in contemporary hand weaving and draws inspiration from the sea and mountains...

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Ruth Packham – Needle Felter

Ruth trained as a fine artist, graduating in 1992. Until ten years ago Ruth's work was print based. Cutting intricate paper stencils to create multi layered screen prints, Ruth worked on fabric, producing bespoke soft furnishing and large scale one off canvasses....

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Erica George – Hand Lettering & Paper Cutting

Erica Frances George is a hand lettering artist. She designs custom typography for websites, logos, labels, posters, banners, invitations and stationary. She's also a pro paper cutter! Often, she takes photographs and turns them into something else, generally a...

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Claire Cawte – Textile designer

Claire Cawte is a textile artist specialising in natural fibres, plant dye and eco printing. Her work is influenced by cultural celebration and tribal adornment and is enhanced by an ethical and sustainable approach. Claire works from The Sustainable Studios in...

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Peter Bodenham – Potter

Peter Bodenham is a potter and visual artist. He trained in Ceramics and 3D in the mid 1980s at Camberwell School of Art before completing an MA in Fine Art at UWIC, Cardiff in the mid 1990s. Peter lives and runs a studio in Cardigan, West Wales and works at Bath Spa...

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Lesley Jenkins – Quilter

Lesley is a passionate quilt designer-maker. Her enthusiasm for the craft has led her to make numerous quilts of various sizes and complexity as well as cushions, wall hangings and bags. She also works on commissions for bespoke bed quilts for special occasions. Every...

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Carole King – Bookbinder

Carole is a bookbinder. From her rural stone barn studio she works through a wide variety of media including painting, printmaking and bookbinding. Her artists’ books include tunnel books, coptic bound and casebound hardbacks. Take a peep at Carole's studio here. See...

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Laura Thomas – Woven textile artist

Laura is a woven textile designer specialising in producing artworks for contemporary spaces. She has work in several public collections including the V&A, The National Wool Museum, Crafts Study Centre and the Powerhouse Museum in Australia. Laura is a lecturer...

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Cat Lewis – Dyer & Printer

Cat is a printed textile and surface pattern design lecturer. She focusses on making things less harmful, less wasteful, longer lasting and more local. Cat creates her one-off textiles by alchemical natural dye and print processes, using ancient Shibori techniques and...

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Mick Sheridan – Upholsterer

Mick is a second generation upholsterer living and working in rural Wales. He is known as a specialist in wool fabrics, particularly Welsh wool. As well as working on customer commissions, Mick creates beautiful furniture that is saved from landfill. He is also known...

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Nicola Ridd-Davies – Dressmaker

After serving the last ten years of her career at Toast as a garment technologist, pattern cutter and technical co-ordinator, Nicola became self-employed when the company re-located to London. Keen to stay in Wales, she now runs a successful business offering...

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