Mhairi Abbas is an award winning Scottish textile designer specialising in textile, knit and colour design. Awarded the New Designers Shillingford Dulux Colour in Design Associate Prize and shortlisted for the Inches Carr Trust Graduate Craft Awards and received runner-up cash prize.
Born and raised in Shetland, these stunning islands have become a fantastic source of inspiration. Having spent many days exploring the wild landscapes of Shetland and experiencing the rich textile heritage, this has been the inspiration for the debut collection 'Land and Sea'.
Mhairi Abbas is currently an artist in residence at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design and is working on 'Land and Sea'. Mhairi Abbas is part of the prestigious New Designers One Year In 2018 and will be exhibiting at Handmade Edinburgh 2018.