Meet The Maker – Clare Ashton

Clare Ashton

Clare is a textile artist working primarily in felt and print. Using British wool she makes beautiful items to use in daily life as she believes it is good for the soul to go beyond the utilitarian and into the aesthetic.

Studio Session-173Living and working in Todmorden, at the edge of the Pennines, she is surrounded by stunning scenery and wildlife and celebrates this in her drawings.

Studio Session-186A lifelong love of British countryside and wildlife has lead to the choice of subjects she portrays in her prints.

Studio Session-164Her 2016 collection for Heart Gallery includes notebooks and travel journals but Clare also produces beautiful lampshades for the home and you can ask about this service.

Studio Session-181

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