Fashion would not exist without materials; weaving is one of the oldest crafts and preserving tradition while pushing innovation is an essential part of the fashion conversation. I just discovered this delightful podcast, an interview with Mario Sierra telling the story of a family weaving business in northern Ireland, Mourne Textiles. A lovely story of growing up in a weaving studio and keeping the family legacy alive. All images on this post are from

Mourne Textiles has a lovely journal on their site that gives insight into the creative process:

The podcast was done by Material Matters, and tells stories about all sorts of materials. Worth checking out.

Published by fashionmatterstoo

Fashion designer, educator, researcher My theoretical research focuses on creativity and technology, and fashion systems while my practical research (fashion design) explores the relationship of fabric and the body, (especially textures and patterns), eco-effective design and wearable electronic textiles for health and well-being. Ph.D. in Human Environmental Sciences

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