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Our People

Ellie Thompson

Ellie graduated from Falmouth University with a first in Textile Design. Following this, she worked as Project Lead in Arequipa, Peru, organising and running crafts based workshops for adults with disabilities. During her time in Peru, Ellie learned to speak Spanish.

Ellie's interests include natural dyeing, shibori techniques and colour chemistry and theory.

Working in the textiles print workshop, her role primarily involves supporting students in a variety of textile processes. This includes screen printing, fabric dyeing, domestic and industrial sewing, digital embroidery and machine knitting. Ellie is also our short course tutor for the Natural Dyeing workshops, and uses this knowledge in her role as a technical demonstrator.