Rachel Powell
  • Female
  • Middlesbrough
  • United Kingdom
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  • Aura Herbal Textiles Ltd.
  • Michelle Helen
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VISHAL TRIVEDI left a comment for Rachel Powell
"hello"
Jun 13, 2013
N.J.Bond left a comment for Rachel Powell
"Hello Powel,             I can use wool yarn 30count equall to cotton count to make 160 GSM single jersey for men T-shirts . I am looking for yarn from .If natural dyed  any colour it is…"
Jul 14, 2011
Junky Styling and Rachel Powell are now friends
May 4, 2011
N.J.Bond left a comment for Rachel Powell
"     Hi Rachel ,      I have attached here certain pictures of  Old world structures  our ancients used to remove poisons in human body through extraction of natural plant  Indigo . In recent time Mr.…"
Apr 4, 2011
Rachel Powell is now friends with Olivia Luca/Terri Spaeth-Merrick and yasmin
Mar 30, 2011
Rachel Powell and Bhawna Rath are now friends
Feb 15, 2011
Udaya Bikram Thapa left a comment for Rachel Powell
"good to connect. Please write directly kmtrading@mos.com.np if there is anything you might need. We are a small company working with hemp , nettle, cactus, banana and bamboo. Take care"
Feb 8, 2011
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Jan 3, 2011
Rachel Powell and Aura Herbal Textiles Ltd. are now friends
Jan 3, 2011
Rachel Powell replied to natasha coyne's discussion fabrics!
"Hi Natasha,   Have you spoke to Phil from Organic Cotton Biz?  He's based in Wales and is lovely.  I am sure he could help you find what you need for the cotton and I can help with the silk supply.    I was just…"
Dec 10, 2010
Rachel Powell replied to Bryan Jandrell's discussion Looking for fashion print illustrators / artists
"Hi Bryan,   DId you hear anything back?  I got 227 hits on my facebook fanpage post for you so hope someone got in touch out of all of them???   All the best,   Rachel"
Dec 10, 2010
Rachel Powell left a comment for Jo Maiden
"Hi Jo,   Just added you but studpily forgot to write message with it - ooops.  Was interested in what you had to say about the buttons and be great to chat more.   All the best,   Rachel"
Dec 10, 2010
Rachel Powell left a comment for Ngaire Takano
"Hi Ngaire,   Thank you so much for the add - would be great to keep in touch.  You can reach me on my email address as well... rachel@rachel-powell.com   Look forward to hearing back from you,   Rachel    "
Dec 10, 2010
Rachel Powell and Ngaire Takano are now friends
Dec 10, 2010
Rachel Powell replied to Hannah Moore's discussion Is anybody selling Organic cotton or jersey? Preferably cut-offs?
"Hi Hannah, Can you drop me a message to carry on chatting - I have a few options. I will have some plain but also some that I have hand dyed with natural dyes - it depends what you're wanting an quantities. They are sat downstairs in the…"
Dec 8, 2010
Rachel Powell replied to Harriet Whitworth's discussion CSF FREE BUSINESS SUPPORT PROGRAMME - Be part of the next generation of socially and environmentally aware fashion businesses
"Hi Harriet, It was on your profile - I think it shows up at the bottom? Sorry... bit new to all this so hope it hasn't got lost somewhere... let me know if you can't find it and will try again. Thanks, Rachel"
Dec 6, 2010

Profile Information

Profession / role:
Specialist Ethical Textile Designer
Company / organisation:
Rachel Powell
Website (if you have one):
www.rachel-powell.com
My primary role in relation to fashion is:
Designer, Supplier, Manufacturer
I am looking to discover or buy
Fashion Designers interested in collaboration, inspiration and new ideas
About me / About business or organisation:
My work explores the endless possibilities between colour, shape and texture on the human form.

I create unique pieces of “wearable” textile art that incorporate ethical and innovative fibres, materials and processes.

I am passionate about keeping our rich textile heritage alive with a focus on natural dyes and hand spun yarns, incorporating these skills into modern design.

I love to push the boundaries with my materials, combining textures that should not normally appear together and processing dyes with experimental techniques that have never been used before.
Career history / Company history:
Fashion Graduate that realised I am actually a textile designer/artist and highly specialised in the use of natural dyes and hand spun yarns, with a passion for creating unique and precious materials for retail to fashion designers.

* Source and supply specialist ethical materials
* Work with both ethical and "want-to-be" fashion designers to inspire new ideas for materials - interest from hand bag designers in New York to lingerie designers in Paris
*Design and supply unique materials to fashion designers, using traditional techniques but within modern design
* Exhibitor/Demonstrator for ICHF travelling UK throughout 2011
* Work used by international natural dye company to promote the possibilities for this dye source
*Work with existing ethical fashion designers to trouble shoot problems with natural dyes

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At 7:45 on June 13, 2013, VISHAL TRIVEDI said…

hello

At 18:36 on July 14, 2011, N.J.Bond said…

Hello Powel, 

 

         I can use wool yarn 30count equall to cotton count to make 160 GSM single jersey for men T-shirts . I am looking for yarn from .If natural dyed  any colour it is okay.

 

         Do you have yarns and possible to supply .

         My E.mail:-

         bond@transindaexports.net  The above one was yarn Natural Indigo  ethnic methods dyed with out chemical  on 100% tannin natural binder dyed on organic certified cotton ; and knitted in ring frame loom  for mens shirts .

At 1:02 on April 4, 2011, N.J.Bond said…

 

   Hi Rachel ,

 

   I have attached here certain pictures of  Old world structures  our ancients used to remove poisons in human body through extraction of natural plant  Indigo . In recent time Mr. Philips was exploring them all in our part of country side . Here are some .  

At 4:51 on February 8, 2011, Udaya Bikram Thapa said…
good to connect. Please write directly kmtrading@mos.com.np if there is anything you might need. We are a small company working with hemp , nettle, cactus, banana and bamboo. Take care
At 19:54 on May 24, 2010, Mary King said…
Hello Rachel, Your interests are very similar to mine, my website is www.panchachuli.co.uk
Please take a look!, Mary
 
 
 

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