Ophelia Dos Santos is a Welsh textile designer, advocating for climate action and sustainability within fashion. Focused on a collaborative effort, Ophelia aims to inspire environmental and social change by encouraging people to think about how we buy, re-use and throw away fashion. Through her workshops and embroidery, up-cycling services; she educates people of how small changes can make great impact.
Easy to follow online workshops and embroidery tutorials. Exploring your creativity can be very empowering and rewarding, by learning a simple embroidery stitch you can refresh clothing and add to your wardrobe without buying newly produced.
Have an old item of clothing you want to give new life to? Up-cycling clothing you already own reduces textile waste going to landfill. Currently CLOSED for up-cycling and embroidery art commissions (May 2021).
Specialising in hand embroidery – I refresh and repair preloved clothing. Establishing an embroidered patchwork style, my contemporary works pay attention to surface, texture and colour, whilst combining traditional and modern techniques.