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Collaboration with Irem Arig

About this project

Irem Arig, a hand-spinner based in London, contacted Helen in early 2014 and a conversation about collaborating started. Both highly passionate about wool and vibrant colour it seemed like a combination that was sure to be exciting. The twisted nature of Irem’s hand-spun yarns posed an exciting challenge for the weaving process. The inspiration for the collection came from African art/textiles and each scarf has been named after an African tribe.


wool, handwoven, scarves, scarf, holoholo, ekoi, kwele, shamaye


Textiles, Design


Shamaye scarf
Photographer: Richard Foot
Holoholo scarf
Photographer: Richard Foot
Ekoi scarf
Photographer: Richard Foot

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