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Amberlola Designs make limited edition textile bags from furnishing fabrics, incorporating fine sewing details in each piece. These original, contemporary designs celebrate the tactile quality of the fabrics whilst remaining stylish and practical.
Ghanaian-born, London raised Amma Gyan, designs and hand crafts leather jewellery and accessories that combine the cosmopolitan life of the west with the vibrancy of Africa. Each piece is designed to be elegant and tactile with careful consideration to comfort. The moulded range have the visual impact of metal with the lightweight feel of leather. The essence of ‘me’ is to encourage the wearer to create their own look, find their own style, and make each piece unique to the them.
wear me, be you.
Angela is a feltmaker and fibre artist. She makes unique and individualistic felted wool & silk wraps, clothing, jewellery, bags and homewares using the finest materials and utmost care. She creates exciting textural pieces, all one of a kind. Her chunky jewellery is striking; her shawls are stunning, and her felted vessels & cushions add an unusual touch to your home. She frequently does commissions – so you can build up a design together from scratch – perhaps a shawl to match an outfit for a special occasion, or a unique gift for a loved one.
Annie Lamb makes beautiful bespoke hair accessories, hats and fascinators perfect for a bride, her bridesmaids and guests. Every one of her pieces is completely hand made on a silk covered base and silk bound comb, with every feather sewn in place for strength and security. They can be fixed on a hair band or with hat elastic, whichever is more comfortable for you. Each long feather/quill is different from the next, thus creating a degree of exclusivity in each piece.
Myfanwy Griffiths of Annon has recently opened a coffee house/craftshop located in the old harbour area of Porthmadog. Annon’s studio continues to draw inspiration from the surrounding landscape of Snowdonia.
This ancient and historic scene influences the nostalgic style of Annon’s products. Each unique design is created with vintage, recycled or organic materials.
From an early age interest in textiles and design culminated in a BA Hons. 1st class in 2008. Annon is dedicated to sourcing fabrics as locally and ethically as possible and no scrap of fabric is left unused. This means each item is an individual creation. Beautiful, unusual and quirky homeware products and fashion accessories are created using a combination of stitch, print and heat transfer.
I am a South West Country designer and maker of original leather bags, belts and leather items. I have created a stylish bag system that you can wear comfortably from your hip making your essentials accessible and secure. Ideal for travelling! Ideal for dancing! Ideal for an easier life!
We make and sell handmade luxury gifts for children and for the home, including beautiful bunting, hair accessories and cushions.
I’m a handbag and accessories designer mostly working with Harris Tweed and linens with leather. I also work with recycled garments and vintage kimono silks.
Alison Davies produces hand knitted socks, bed socks and baby bootees, using locally grown luxury wools, such as merino, alpaca, local breeds and organic.
All items can be made to measure if required.
Craig Fellows is an award-winning and successful textile designer with a passion for colour and illustration, combining his fine art talents with his love of fashion prints and textiles.
Using traditional, contemporary and digital printing techniques, Craig transforms his stunning illustrations into beautiful fashion and interior pieces. Each piece is designed, made and hand-finished by Craig. Every item in Craig’s collection is completely unique and can truly not be found on … read more
Dorothy is a handweaver producing small numbers of exclusive scarves and shawls for ladies and men.
Her yarn of preference is hand dyed fine silk or merino silk and the inspiration for her collections comes from nature or the local landscape.
The loom she uses is a twelve shaft Louet Spring.
We are a leather and knot craft company specialising in using traditional designs and incorporating them into modern and unique items such as jewellery, stationary and bags. We use techniques such as braiding, plaiting, weaving, silver work and hand stitching working with only leather and natural materials. We strongly support Eco Friendly production.
Dr Bean’s Bags are designed and made on the Isle of Wight. The Island is a creative environment and the seaside location was the inspiration for the initial concept; a simple yet strong bag that reflected a nautical situation. Use of natural fabrics, such as canvas and ticking, jute rope for handles epitomise the Classic Yachting heritage of Cowes. An eyelet and shackle add a pleasing finishing touch and each bag is individually numbered, much like a sail.
Our bags incorporate … read more
We make handmade felt using the finest merino wool. We make tea-cosies, egg-cosies, brooches and bags. We also use vintage and recycled fabrics to make cushions and fashion accessories.
Emily Brown designs and creates unique pieces for you and your home. Featuring beautiful hand crocheted or knitted motifs, combined with an inspirational mix of new and vintage fabrics and trimmings, each element of the collection is individually made by Emily.
Living and working in Cornwall has influenced Emily’s designs; taking her lead from the rich palette, textures and energy of her environment, Emily’s work interprets the tradition of Cornwall for the life we live today.
Emily studied Graphics at Manchester Polytechnic and worked as a packaging and retail Designer until starting up Emily Brown Design in 2006.