Exceptional British Craft - Furniture, Homewares & Gifts

Susie Gillespie

Handweaver

Susie Gillespie is a hand-weaver living and working in South Devon. A fascination for early textiles informs her work – which incorporates antique linen yarn, nettle imported from the Himalayas and home-grown flax. Read More

Susie has been weaving for over twenty years, watching her work evolve from a love of prehistoric textiles and an interest in archaeology.

Reflecting back to what was made by hand rather than machine – Susie has a method of ‘beating down’ the yarn by hand, creating an unusual and organic quality. The unevenness of the yarn and the surface qualities inherent in the weave give her pieces texture and life.

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