Marie-louise Denny

Knitwear, Textiles

Marie-louise Denny's Bio

Louise Graduated from Buckinghamshire College in 1996 with a BA(Hons) in knitted textiles.

Over the last 10 years she has worked with and for various people in the textile industry such as; Hikaru Noguchi Textiles, as a studio assistant at The Cock Pit Studios, providing specialist knitted fabrics for Stephen Jones London millinery collections, designing for the High street at Fiction Clothing London and as a freelance and studio assistant for Linzi Jones knitwear at the Oxo Tower.

After taking a break to have a family and relocate to Cornwall, Marie-Louise set up 100 Metres in February 2006 to design and make luxurious hand crafted knitted textiles.

100 Metres uses predominantly natural fibres as a starting point, incorporating; lurex, metals, plastics, marbles and gemstones into the fabrics as well as using traditional stitch techniques.

Inspired by the surrounding breathtaking views, coastlines and countryside of Cornwall, Marie-Louise creates patterned and textured fashion and interior accessories that are contemporary, stylish and versatile.