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Ana Teresa Barboza – Handcraft and nature

Ana Teresa Barboza – Handcraft and nature
Born in Lima, Perú in 1980, Ana Teresa Barboza lives and works in her native city. She studied painting in the Faculty of Art at Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (PCUP). Using embroidery, yarn, and wool, she creates landscapes and other imagery that exi ...

Subversive Cross Stitch: Book review

Subversive Cross Stitch: Book review
Julie Jackson became so dismayed with her day job that disguising her contempt for her ‘idiot boss’ was becoming increasingly difficult. She decided that ‘art therapy’ was the answer. This need for a creative outlet and her general dis ...

Ann Roth – Energy and rhythm

Ann Roth – Energy and rhythm
Ann Roth is well known for her experimentation with colour and pattern which she uses to create the illusion of ‘deep, layered and contemplative spaces’. Warp and weft elements collide in her weavings, the outcome of which is dramatic and contrasting. Rece ...

Alice Kettle – Reinvent, rework and reconstruct

Alice Kettle – Reinvent, rework and reconstruct
We were introduced to the work of Alice Kettle when our mum Sue Stone raved about the books  and , both of which Alice co-authored with long-time collaborator Jane McKeating. We were the lucky enough to meet her and see her work ‘in the flesh’ at the Knit ...

EJ Tech – Experimental art & tech lab

EJ Tech – Experimental art & tech lab
EJTech is an experimental art & tech lab based in Budapest, Hungary founded by Esteban de la Torre and Judit Eszter Karpati. Working in the fields of experimental interfaces, interactive installations and hybrid art projects, these artists seek to broaden ...

Jess de Wahls – Recycled textile sculpture

Jess de Wahls – Recycled textile sculpture
Jess de Wahls was born in 1983 in Berlin, but relocated to London in 2004. She works mostly in portraiture and has experimented widely with acrylic and oil painting, drawing, pyrography, tattoo design, and sewing, but eventually found her niche in Retex sculp ...

Online textile art & design courses

Online textile art & design courses
Exploring your creativity and trying out new techniques as a textile artist can be extremely fulfilling. But where do you start? What area should you focus on? And how do you get the most out of your experimentation? Sometimes it’s useful to have on-ha ...

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