Sisters Lizza and Jenna Hume run their company in Westray, one of Orkney’s most Northerly Isles. Their exclusive range of interior and fashion accessories is vibrant, creative, innovative and functional and are made using a combination of textile techniques including textured knitting, weaving, embroidery, layering and felting. Small areas of intense interest are created through colour use and innovative stitching techniques.
Tait & Style combines a unique blend of innovative fabric-fusion techniques with traditional embroidery and knitting. Best known for her abstract ‘felted’ designs, Tait & Style founder, Ingrid’s influences include Mark Rothko, Sonya Delaunay and primitive art and artefacts from around the world. Orkney itself with its extraordinary light, stirring landscapes and romantic heritage has also been an inspiration to Ingrid just as has it has inspired the members of the renowned artistic community who have made Orkney their home.
Quernstone knits is a Stromness based knitwear company specialising in hand framed and hand knitted garments in high quality yarns. Quernstone produce a range of easy to wear shapes of universal appeal, from casual cropped jerseys to elegant long coats.