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Liz Clay

Felt maker and textile artist

Wells, Somerset


contemporary bespoke textiles


£200 — £3000


Trained in the creative arts, I make hand felted textiles for haute couture and one off pieces to commission. Influences are as diverse as the work I produce. Experimental in my approach, nudging the boundaries of an ancient craft towards new and unexpected directions in contemporary practice. British wool plays a significant role in my designs. Working these wools during the felt process is seductive: it’s a slow and painstaking process for a high end result. The aim is to surprise and delight.



21 Jul 2019
Liz is delighted to be represented in this landmark Summer Exhibition at the Bishop’s Palace Wells. Liz responds to the history and provenance of the beautiful medieval glass with SHARD: a fusion of de-constructed and re-worked felt making techniques


05 Jul 2019
A "maximalist" exhibition showing a wide range of patterns! An exhibition of mixed media craftwork by Devon Guild Members. Liz is delighted to showcase new work: hand pleated felt designs which explore the interaction of repetitive segments.

Made to Commission

24 Mar 2018
A look behind the workshop doors to reveal how the commissioning process unfolds. Actual work, drawings, sketchbooks and digital images bring to life how selected Devon Guild members work with their client. Liz shows production for Christopher Kane.

Available for commissions




Disciplines Textiles
Materials Textiles


Disciplines Textiles
Materials Textiles

Haute Couture

Disciplines Textiles
Materials Textiles, Mixed Media, Organic Material