I combine traditional knitting techniques with a well-shaped, tailored silhouette to create an extremely comfortable but undoubtably sexy women's wear collection. My fabrics are made of the finest yarns of silk, alpaca, wool and cotton and each garment is finished by hand to ensure the highest quality.
Felt & print studio on small organic farm on island off South Ronaldsay on Orkney. The felts are colourful wall pieces made from sheep's fleece and depict fluid designs inspired by life and movement. Largest size is 4' x 6'. The prints are strong images mainly of wildlife on silks and cottons ranging from cards to large pieces.
Dizzymafella is based in the Scottish Borders. We specialise in handmade gifts and quirky things, constructed from re and upcycled fabrics and materials. Our products range from fabric mice to cashmere pincushions.
Cissyface Vintage is a Scottish craft brand that recycles vintage materials to create innovative and funky jewellery, gifts and homewares.
Miso Funky produce offbeat interiors and accessories in Glasgow, Scotland, lovingly handmade by Claire Brown and her small band of imaginary animal helpers.
Miso Funky takes the traditional medium of cross stitch and brings it bang up to date with a modern twist with the aim of each piece of work raising a smile from its new owner.
Life is short, so inject a little decorative glamour with these beautiful hand made tote bags. They carry everything from work notes to dresses and shoes.
Each bag is handmade and unique. No two bags are the same.
Keep your originality with an glamourous CB Tote Handbag.
Degree in Textile Design, predominantly screen and digital printing but also hand knitting.
CAD skills, sewing skills, designer-maker e.g cushions, bags, cards, pictures, wall-hangings, scarves.
Predominantly animal / floral themes but very versatile.
Claire works in textile and illustration to commission and sells in the UK, USA and Europe. Working commercially, for exhibition and to individual commission she trades as INCAHOOTS. Claire is a textile artist/designer whose work involves mixed media technique working in an illustrative manner. She exhibits extensively throughout the UK and is commissioned by private and commercial clients.
The combination of knitted textiles used with willow is a new concept and the final vessels are visually successful. These multi functional designs have great potential for expansion into a range of product lines including; lighting, furniture, blinds and room dividers, storage vessels and outdoor decorative pieces, etc. I would also look at creating “special” one-off commission pieces.
My work is based on biological identity, our inner self exposed on our outer clothing. knitwear inspired by our D.N.A and biological make-up.