Heather Firby

Knitwear Designer

  • LevelJunior
  • LocationExeter, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsTextile Designer - Fashion Designer


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About me

Based in Devon, UK, I am a freelance knitwear designer and designer/maker of sustainable, transparently produced knitwear. All of my designs are inspired by the beautiful British countryside and use only ethically sourced, natural materials.

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  • Fashion
  • Print Design
  • Photoshop
  • Knitwear Design
  • Spinning
  • Weaving
  • Sustainability
  • Ethical Fashion
  • Contemporary Craft
  • Design

Companies I’ve worked with

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  • Woolly Minded

    Woolly Minded

    • Fashion

Work history


Textile Designer

Woolly Minded

Jan 2016
  • Exeter, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • I am currently working as a Designer/Maker of sustainable, handmade knitwear under the name Woolly Minded.


Sales Person

Toft Alpaca

Jun 2015 - Dec 2015
  • Rugby, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • This role included organising and leading craft workshops, designing knit/crochet patterns and working in the studio shop.


Sales Advisor

Spin a Yarn

Jun 2014 - Jun 2015
  • Bovey Tracey, Newton Abbot TQ13, UK
  • Full Time
  • My work at Spin A Yarn includes working on the shop floor, helping customers as well as arranging displays. This role requires a very strong knowledge of knitting techniques and yarn, as well as a high level of customer service.



BA(Hons) Textile Design 1st Class Honours

Chelsea College of the Arts

Sep 2012 - Jul 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Specialising in Knitwear Design.