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?”

In conversation with Adrienne are Dr Martyn Woodward, Associate Dean: Student Engagement, and Dr Keireine Canavan, Principal Lecturer in Textiles

You can find out more about Adrienne’s work via her website www.adriennestudio.com or on Instagram @adriennestudio.

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:



  • Baines, P., 1989. Linen : hand spinning and weaving., London: Batsford.


Images from Adrienne’s final year work:

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