|Discover & support Nottinghamshire artists & makers in these ‘virtual studios’, plus by exploring the OSNotts website and by visiting them in their studios and workplaces around the county & city on the dates stated.
- Visit Jane & Michael at her Open Studio on 11-12 June, 2022 (10-4).
- alongside fellow Harley Artists: Louise Asher (Hope & Elvis), Phil Neal, Free Natives, Michelle Reader & Steve Handley.
- Refreshments – Harley Cafe, Welbeck Farm Shop & Notcutts Garden Centre are all a short walk away.
- Partial Wheelchair Access.
Contemporary hand made knitted textiles for interiors using sustainable materials.
Harley Foundation Studios, 4 Tan Gallop, Welbeck, Worksop S80 3LW
ABOUT JANE WITHERS & MICHAEL HANMER
Jane and Michael are knitted textile designer makers, developing contemporary fabrics with traditional techniques using hand and industrial knitting machines. They started their practice after redundancy in the early 2000’s from Knitwear design. Jane has a 1st class degree in Knitwear design and Michael has knitwear and manufacture experience, they started by designing and knitting freelance from home
They now occupy a rural studio at Welbeck in Nottinghamshire where they hand make interior accessories, lighting and soft furnishings using British wool and merino wools sourced from UK suppliers.
JANE WITHERS & MICHAEL HANMER – STUDIO
Jane and Michael occupy purpose built studios at The Harley Foundation at Welbeck Nottinghamshire, they are spacious and well lit. The space is ideal for their lighting projects and to accommodate their knitting machinery and store materials.
JANE WITHERS & MICHAEL HANMER – WORK
Jane and Michael create knitted cord and fabrics for interior lighting projects together with selling online. Their practice is a direct response to environmental colours, textures and the materials they use together with developing concepts and ideas for clients with an ethos of sustainability.
If you are interested in this work, please contact the artist directly through the links above.
THIS IS A FILM MADE BY R & A COLLABORATIONS – The film shows some of our processes in the studio creating lighting and dip dying.