Jump to navigation

Crafts Council

Home // Directory // Helen Foot Design // Commissions


About this project

Over the last year Helen has handwoven a series of bespoke commissions for other designers. This has allowed Helen to use her skills and experience as a weaver to support fashion designers, product designers and artists to create fabrics specifically to their requirements.


commissions, handwoven, bespoke, dna


Textiles, Design


DNA weave for Iona Inglesby
Photographer: Iona Inglesby
Pictured here is designer Iona Inglesby with the handwoven fabric length which shows her families dna through the use of coloured blocks. The piece was part of Iona's product design Masters collection at the Royal College of Art in 2014.
Commission for Noemi Niederhauser
Photographer: Noemi Niederhauser
The fabric used to make this jacket was handwoven by Helen based on a sample from an old pattern book. The piece was part of Noemi's fine art Masters installation at Central St Martin in 2014.
Commission for Ron Brunwin
Photographer: Helen Foot
This tartan fabric, seen here as work in progress on Helen's loom, will be used to make a replica of an iconic Doctor Who coat.

Previous project

The Festival Collection

Disciplines Textiles, Design
Materials Textiles

Next project

Collaboration with Irem Arig

Disciplines Textiles, Design
Materials Textiles