The challenge was for emerging or established textile designer-makers to work with their choice of 1kg of wool tops; 1kg yarn; or up to 3 meters of fabric in plain woven structure to create a unique textile work – whether functional or purely decorative – to help show the versatility and beauty of Cambrian Mountains Wool.
One hundred and twenty eight designers submitted their designs and the 35 were chosen to take on the challenge of which I was one.
21st – 31st May: Hay Festival
18th – 25th September: London Welsh Centre, Gray’s Inn Road, London Setting up the Collection at the London Welsh Centre, coinciding with London Design Festival and the start of London Fashion Week.
26th – 27th September: Llandovery Sheep Festival
30th October – 1st November: Made by Hand Wales, City Hall in the centre of Cardiff.
More information about Cambrian Mountain Wool Challenge 2015 can be found at - http://cambrianmountainswool.org/2015-challenge/