Fiona Glen LSDC

Stitched & Constructed Textiles

About Fiona
fionaglen Designer Knitwear is a luxury knitwear label that focuses on true design and craftmanship. Established by award winning Scottish Textile Designer Fiona Glen who graduated from the prestigious Glasgow School of Art and is a member of The Society of Designer Craftsmen. Fiona's textiles hold the value of true craftmanship and are a rebellion against the mass produced. With only a few items produced to order, each piece is designed, knitted and hand finished in Scotland, using the finest quality yarns. Fiona's acessories can be found in galleries and shops throughout the country.
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Fiona is a Glasgow based knitwear designer, specialising in knitted accessories. Fiona takes inspiration from architectural shapes and structures. Her textiles are bold and geometric. Vibrant colours are used to brighten up the dullest of wintery Scottish days. All accessories are machine knitted, linked and felted using 100% pure lambswool, at her Glasgow based studio / workshop.

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Master of Design: Textiles as Fashion Design 2007 The Glasgow School of Art Glasgow Masters in Design Textiles as Fashion Design. Specialising in fully fashioned knitwear collection for womenswear.

Batchelor of Design Honors Degree: Textile Design 2005 Duncan of Jordanstone Dundee BDes Hons Degree in textile design, specialising in knit. Designed a collection of contemporary textiles for womenswear, using traditional knitting techniques.

HND Stitched Textiles and Fashion: Textile Design 2002 Cardonald College Glasgow Designed a womenswear collection using traditional stitched embroidery techniques.

Work History

Embroidery Technician The Glasgow School of Art April 2008 - Present

Embroidery Tutor / Pattern Cutting Tutor Continuing Education Department TheGlasgow School of Art June 2008 -2011

Traditional Arts and Crafts Tutor South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture June 2007 - Present


25 years of Designer Crafts, The society of Designer Craftsmen, The Mall Galleries 08/01/15 to 17/01/15

Designer crafts 2009 Exhibition The Society of Designer Craftsmen, The Mall Galleries London 09/01/01 to 18/01/09

Six Cities Design Festival, Glasgow 17/05/07 to 03/06/07

The Mystery of How, The Atrium Gallery, The Glasgow School of Art 16/01/07 to 08/02/07

The Glasgow School of Art Masters Promenade 14/12/06

Designer Crafts 2006, The Society of Designer Craftsmen, The Mall Galleries, London 09/01/06 to 18/01/06

The Knitting and Stitching Show, Alexandra Palace, London 2005

The Knitting and Stitching Show, Harrogate International Centre 2005

New Designers Part One, Business Design Centre, London 2005

Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design Degree Show Dundee 2005


Worshipful Company of Framework Knitters Bursary award winner for a project related to the industry 2007

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