29 | Full Nettle Jacket with Gillian Edom
Notes
The issue with 'experts' and how to know you don't know
The process of preparing nettles for weaving
Nettle fibre history and usage today
Nettle fibre folklore; i.e. the mass-production of German army uniforms, and how truth can be hard to ascertain
Recent projects in nettle fibre use and the risks of commercialisation
Respect as a key material missing in our relationshsip to the textiles industry
How we value truth, biodiversity, culture and what it means for our future
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