On Sunday I went to an exhibition about wool at Somerset House with Natalie. As well as the expected demonstrations of things like Fair Isle and weaving, they had interiors and artworks made out of wool.
This was Natalie’s favourite thing in the show.
Samples of tweed. I have some lovely electric blue tweed wool fabric, but I’m scared to cut it, because it’s a vintage remnant, and you have to match the pattern up so carefully.
I love textile moodboards.
This lady was demonstrating weaving.
The loom. Hi-tech royal mail rubber bands.
The warp threads on the loom.
Sheep hats. Ideal for those times you run off into the woods with Dioysus.
The process of tailoring a jacket.
One of the rooms decorated entirely with woolen items.
I also liked this carpet.
The entrance. These next things are all by Donna Wilson, a designer whose work I’ve eyed up for quite a long time, but obviously can’t afford.