Nicola Hodges is a textile craftsperson and teacher with an interest in design, local textile manufacturing and sustainable fibre farming. She has worked with EarthHand Gleaners Society since 2017 teaching workshops on fibre processing and spinning as well as led projects exploring hyper-local natural dyes. She recently had the opportunity to train at Long Way Homestead’s spinning mill as well as travel to study various things including traditional knitting design, natural dyes, leather tanning and shepherding. She is currently living on shíshálh (Sechelt) and Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) territories in Roberts Creek where she is working on a research project for Maiwa Handprints studying the viability of growing dye crops in this bioregion.
Facilitator, Fibreshed Field School