Aamos Designs are a unique and talented textile design company, who specialise in contemporary textiles hand woven in Shetland.
Aamos designs are well known for playful but confident use of colour and contemporary use of time-honoured woven structures, creating beautiful one-off fashion garments and accessories.
Aileen Lochhead is a contemporary fibre artist working primarily in crochet.
She designs and creates a variety of articles that are wearable and useful in the home. She strives to work with a recycled theme, particularly with rag rugs.
Aileen is keen to promote the art and craft of crochet, and publishes a multitude of free patterns for crochet and knitted items. She tries to incorporate 'vintage' into her work, either by inspiration or use of recycled materials.
Alex Feechan specialises in creating beautiful handcrafted knitted products for fashion and the home. The fabrics are inspired by the rich and rugged landscapes of Scotland, using the texture and colour to form the inspiration and starting point for each Alex Feechan collection.
The product range includes scarves, bags cushions and throws. Alex also collaborates with Architects and Interior designers to create one-off commission pieces for Public and private spaces.
Ali works with textiles & mixed media commercially, for exhibition and to commission. She is a community tutor in the Lothians and runs workshops & classes in design & mixed media techniques from her studio “The Purple Thread Shed” near Edinburgh.
I weave cloth, by hand, from wool (spun and unspun pedigree organic Shetland fleece), fine linen, naturally dyed silk and organically grown cotton.
Tiger Textiles offers a range of textile artworks and designs as well as the popular hand painted wall blocks which are ideal for gifts.
Alison is currently working on digital prints and embroidered tweed, which is being used in collaboration with fashion designers. Her designs are mainly inspired by the Hebrides-the changing culture, the beautiful surroundings and the Gaelic language.
I love making handmade crochet accessories and work from home in my spare time.
I am available for craft fairs and for commissions.
Colourful and cosy knitted accessories and interior pieces made in soft wools, using traditional techniques applied to contemporary products.
Furniture and art for your home.