Internationally renowned Liz Clay makes stunningly beautiful textiles. Her collections of exclusive hand felted accessories combine innovative design with superb craftsmanship. Working closely with clients from concept to creation within gallery, fashion and interiors her aim is to celebrate and surprise, offering a completely new vision for hand felted material.
The studio based research initiatives explore the expressive characteristics of less familiar materials to enrich the felted surface. Material investigation with a focus on native wools and their singular characteristics reflect a passion for individuality and personality in the handcrafted product. Diversity and experimentation is key in developing her ideas for couture design and fabric innovation.
Through practice and research, her work references historical and contemporary methods of felt craft production. A diverse portfolio of master classes, talks and lectures aims to challenge, encourage and inspire whilst integrating the distinct elements of theory and practice.
Stimulated by critical dialogue and practical investment through research and original thinking, the outcome being uniquely personal, exquisitely crafted modern textiles – acquire or commission these timeless pieces of textile art to keep and enjoy or to give as distinctive and very special gifts.
Liz welcomes visitors to her studio by appointment