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Heather Shields

A textile designer and weaver specialising in vibrant, contemporary fabrics, homeware and accessories. Her striking patterns, strong graphic edge and playful approach to colour reflect a variety of influences, including the Bauhaus movement and modernist painters such as Sonia Delaunay. Based in Gourock on the west coast of Scotland, Heather's designs are either hand woven in her home studio or woven in small batches at a local mill using the finest lambswool. Heather is demonstrating loom weaving techniques.

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