Drop in and meet Weaver, Fashion Upcycler & Textile Designer Ashely Jess Knight who is based at Cockpit on the Clothworkers Award. Join Ashley at her table loom and have a go at weaving with a selection of yarns made from discarded garments and handwoven fabrics. Have a go weaving on the loom, making some yarn yourselves or just learn more about the maker, her work and weaving.
Ashley Jess Knight is a weaver, upcycler & textile designer, who hand weaves fabrics from discarded Bridal and event wear garments saving both the fabric and memories from landfill to be re-told to create unique ,handcrafted and joyful garments.
Ashley is passionate about all things colour ,texture and sustainability. She Is currently based at Cockpit Arts after winning the Clothworkers award in 2022, alongside making hand woven jackets out of recycled materials she also runs workshops teaching upcycling skills using discarded materials and developing woven samples.
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