I guess you've heard of the Slow Food Movement? Well, I'm a firm believer in the Slow Textile Movement too... Where fibre is produced with minimum ecological impact, locally and sustainably.
Here I've handspun Portland fleece - from sheep that live 2 miles from me and dyed with buttercups - gathered in a meadow near my studio. Portland sheep are a rare breed in the UK local to this area with beautiful fleece. I dyed using the solar method (helped by the beautiful weather at the moment!) and I can't wait to use the finished yarn in a bigger piece for Somerset Art Weeks.