Episode 1: Adrienne Titley
Is a Sustainable Flax for Linen Industry Viable in Wales Today?
This episode features a conversation with Adrienne Titley, an undergraduate student on the BA (Hons) Textiles course at Cardiff School of Art & Design, about her final year research which asks “Is a Sustainable Flax for Linen Industry Viable in Wales Today?”
For more information about Adrienne’s forthcoming exhibition at Craft in the Bay as mentioned in this episode please visit: https://www.makersguildinwales.org.uk
If you would like to follow up on some of the ideas discussed in this episode you may find the following resources interesting:
- Flaxland (Stroud): https://www.flaxland.co.uk/
- Fibrevolution (Oregon): http://www.fibre-evolution.com/
- Baines, P., 1989. Linen : hand spinning and weaving., London: Batsford.
- Monreagh Centre: https://youtu.be/TFuj7sXVnIU
Images from Adrienne’s final year work: