As part of our RevivOL project, we have met with some incredible people in the fashion and textile industries to understand how they are encouraging a culture of thrift and a dismissal of fast fashion in their own daily work! Welcome to RevivOL Meets!

RevivOL Meets - Jessica Grady, Mixed Media Embroidery Artist

In this video we talk to acclaimed mixed media embroidery Artist, Jessica Grady.

From her studio in West Yorkshire, Jessica uses a combination of processes within her embroideries, including traditional hand embroidery techniques, hand dyeing, printing and embellished surfaces – using both unconventional and recycled materials.

RevivOL Meets - Petra Baiba Olehno, REPAIREL

In this video we talk to Petra Baiba Olehno the founder of REPAIREL, a social enterprise that aims to set up a shoe repair lab in North West Glasgow.

RevivOL Meets - Rachel, The Sustainable Sequin Company

In this video we talk to Rachel from The Sustainable Sequin Company who creates and sells a unique range of sequin shapes and a bespoke design and cut service, using recycled PET via her Etsy shop.

In 2019 Oxfam reported that 1.7 million sequined items would end up in landfill after the Christmas period, despite having been worn an average of just five times - -


This project has been made possible thanks to funding from Community Foundation Wales.