Mary Maddocks is a textile artist based in South Gloucestershire. About 4 years ago she bought a small hand loom and taught herself to weave during the evenings. It soon became an obsession and she started creating and subsequently selling her wall hangings. Having grown up in Wales and she is hugely inspired by the Welsh countryside, and this fed naturally into her weaving, which is heavily influenced by natural textures, colours and patterns. Mary also runs workshops and has taught has appeared at Latitude and Make More festivals.