Allan Brown demonstrates the processes he takes nettle plants through, in order to extract a usable fibre for textiles. ‘Nettles For Textiles’ was shot and edited by Dylan Howitt.
Check out this exiting kick-start project for creating a documentary about creating an entire dress made from nettles! Featuring the founder of the @nettles4textiles group Allan Brown.
To read more in detail about the project click here to have a look at the kick-starter website.
Don’t forget to check out the fun rewards 🙂
Our very own Allan Brown has been featured in the Magazine ‘No Serial Number’ in a 5 page article. Check it out! Continue reading
Nettles For Textiles member Sally Pointer kindly shares her process of making coil basket from nettle.
Coil baskets are a great way to make use of the strength and flexibility of nettles without going to the lengths of fully processing for fine fibres.
View the Pdf of the process here: PDF Link
The wait is over! The second edition of “From Sting to Spin” is now available.
We have created a little website with more details about the book, a few chapter previews and how to purchase it.
The web address is https://gillianedomsbook.blogspot.com.
I hope you will enjoy browsing the website and learning a bit more about my book From Sting to Spin (2nd edition, 2019).