Good Folk — upcycling

Made by Kelly O

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Made by Kelly O

This interview is with Kelly Ordemann, an architect, crafter and knitter. Creating upcycled accessories from plastic bags under the name Made By Kelly O.

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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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Zoe Dunn

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Zoe Dunn

This Interview is with Zoe Dunn, an artist, designer, maker based in Bristol. Mainly working in recycled, waste & scrap materials.

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The Upcycled Trading Co

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The Upcycled Trading Co

This interview is with Claire from The Upcycled Trading Co, a new shop local to me in Folkestone. Claire upcycles furniture and has expanded her business this year to open a shop on the Old High Street. Alongside her furniture she sells paint and materials for your own projects, as well as a curated selection of some beautiful & sustainable products for your home.

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