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Shop Talk: Julie Colquitt

Julie Colquitt has two shops on Folksy: Crochet Mushroom and Yarn Yarn. She sells her fibre art bags through the first, and yarns, silks and ribbons from rural India and northern Scotland in the second. We talked to her about the two lines of her business and where she would like to go from here…

crocheted mushroom bags, interview

Meet the Maker: Julie Colquitt

Julie Colquitt discovered her fascination for unusual yarn while sourcing silks for her fibre art bags. She now buys hand-spun and hand-dyed recycled sari yarns directly from a women’s co-operatives in rural India, along with rare-breed yarns bought directly from the producers in northern Scotland. She sells the yarns through her shop Yarn Yarn and also has her own line of own wearable art made from the yarns, ribbons and silks, which she produces under the label Crochet Mushroom from her studio on the River Tay in Fife. We spoke to Julie about her the two lines of her work…

My Essential Kit

  I’ve always had a bit of geek love for the tools used by designers in any craft. I’ve spent a good few hours…