Good Folk — Folkestone

Heather Orr

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Heather Orr

This interview is with Heather Orr, a Folkestone based constructed textiles designer working with a focus on recycled, reclaimed and sustainable materials.

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Katy from Make Waves Studio

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Katy from Make Waves Studio

This interview is with Katy from Make Waves Studio, a sustainable indie brand repurposing textiles to make vintage-style accessories and homewares. Based in Folkestone, Katy is also part of a:dress (read about it here).

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Leah Thorn from a:dress

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Leah Thorn from a:dress

This interview is with Leah Thorn from a:dress: a creative venture started in Folkestone to raise awareness of fast-fashion pitfalls, and to share the impact the industry has on the environment and on women globally. This week is the a:dress festival, which includes virtual talks, workshops and a town-wide exhibition of garments made for the project by local women.

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