Janet Stoyel

2005 QEST Scholar - Weaving

Janet, founder of The Cloth Clinic, received a QEST Scholarship in 2005 to study wire weaving.  She produced metal textiles using photo-laser and ultrasound technology to alter the texture of copper, stainless steel and phosphor bronze and change their metallic hues into brilliant colours. She patented a revolutionary laser dyeing system for cutting pollution in the textile trade and was awarded an MBE in 2010.  Janet has now retired.