Welsh Blankets and Textiles

Welsh Blankets and Textiles

Blodwen is a Welsh textile collector, curator and archivist. Her collections of vintage and contemporary Welsh blankets are considerable and contain many important and rare pieces, only some of which are shown here.

All Blodwen's new blankets are inspired by traditional patterns and woven at a 180 year old mill in the Teifi Valley on it's original 1930's Dobcross looms. The recently designed Heritage Blanket Collection, which resurrects textiles discovered in a weaver's pattern book dating from the 1700's, is a wonderful example of Blodwen's desire to celebrate the craft of the weaver for a contemporary market.

The vintage collection is brimming with pristine blankets which make for a wonderful insight into the textile heritage of Wales and in particular, that of the Teifi and Tywi Valleys.