Dreamers + Doers: Jeannie Helzer
Dreamers + Doers highlights emerging artists, entrepreneurs, and up-and-coming ones to watch. Whether it’s starting a new business, creating something beautiful, or just daring to do things differently, we stand behind those taking steps toward something new. Hailing from Portland, Oregon, weaver Jeannie Helzer creates large-scale wall hangings from super plush wool roving, and the results are unique, ultra-cozy wall accessories. We visited her studio to find out more about her process…
British wool : an exploration of Structure & Fibre - ArtsThread
A collection focused on the use of British wool, utilizing different sheep breeds and showcasing their unique fibre qualities. Taking traditional cable knitting techniques as a starting point, the collection develops intricate structures inspired by natural and architectural forms. Hand knitting, machine knitting embellishment and crochet, alongside dying with natural extracts has been explored throughout to create diverse texture and scale.