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Mogwaii

Sarah Campbell launched Mogwaii as a platform for her unique designs in 2003. Since then it has become a successful business selling to galleries, shops and interior designers throughout the world. Each Mogwaii blind is individually hand crafted by Sarah Campbell in her studio on the Hebridean Isle of Lismore. The designs are hand drawn, stitched and appliquéd to suit the particular dimensions of the blind, making each one totally unique. Sarah uses a combination of stitch, habotai silk appliqué and hand punch cutting in the making of these distinctive blinds.


Born in Edinburgh, much of Sarah’s childhood was spent on the Isle of Lismore on the West Coast of Scotland where her enduring love of textiles was born. "I have vivid memories of picking wool from fences and bringing it home to wash, card and spin, and of making rag rugs on an old cart wheel we’d converted into a loom. Textiles have always been important to the women in my family: they are an outlet for our creativity while also providing for and nurturing those around us."


Sarah studied textiles at Goldsmith’s College, London where she worked predominantly with felt, exploring its potential as a medium for conceptual sculpture. Soon after graduating she set up a millinery business selling to Liberty’s of London and exhibiting in galleries worldwide.


Sarah is inspired by the fabrics themselves. "For as long as I can remember I have been drawn to work with wool. It has such potential: it can be as tough as wood or soft and lace like. The more I work with it, the more I understand its sculptural and colour potential. New ideas constantly emerge as I work. I am equally inspired by the colours, light and flora of the Scottish countryside."


 

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