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The threads of time: 5 Amazing artists using yarn

The threads of time: 5 Amazing artists using yarn
Spinning fiber into yarn is such an ancient art that its origins are lost in the mists of time. The oldest recovered artifacts made with yarn are string skirts that date up to 20,000 years ago. It is steeped in history and tradition. When a contemporary textil ...

Ann Roth: Art that inspires

Ann Roth: Art that inspires
Colour and pattern are at the heart of Ann Roth’s weavings. Long fascinated with fabrics and textile structures, she also observes repeated shapes and rhythms in the world around her. Rag rugs, quilts, historic textiles from many cultures and a fascination w ...

Ben Venom: Precious object hanging

Ben Venom: Precious object hanging
Ben Venom graduated from the San Francisco Art Institute in 2007 with a Master of Fine Arts degree. His work has been shown both nationally and internationally including the Levi Strauss Museum, Jonathan LeVine Gallery, Charlotte Fogh Gallery and the Craft and ...

Annette Morgan: Tool kit

Annette Morgan: Tool kit
Welcome to another edition of Tool kit, a series of articles where we take a look at some of the favourite tools used by professional textile artists. Each item includes a description of the tool itself. Annette Morgan is an award winning textile artist, te ...

Jennifer Collier: Finding your artistic voice

Jennifer Collier: Finding your artistic voice
Jennifer’s work has led the way in the upcycling revolution in art and craft; a veteran maker of vintage material, investigating the re-used and recycled since 1999. “Giving new life to things that would otherwise go unloved or be thrown away,” is centra ...

Karen Henderson: A mark of expression

Karen Henderson: A mark of expression
The connections between self, place, emotion and time are what fascinate textile artist Karen Henderson. Seasons, atmospheres and the time of day intrigue her. She tries to recreate these natural occurrences, evoking emotions that she associates with them thr ...

Kirsty Whitlock: From conception to creation

Kirsty Whitlock: From conception to creation
Kirsty Whitlock is a mixed media textile artist who uses recycled and reclaimed materials as a response to the throwaway culture of consumerism. Her work is concept led and exploits the overlooked qualities of the selected printed materials. In this interview, ...

Paulina Ortiz: A walk in the woods

Paulina Ortiz: A walk in the woods
Paulina Ortiz is an artist, designer, and president of the Ibero-American Textile Network. She has a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from the California College of the Arts and a licentiate degree with an emphasis in Textiles from the School of Art and Visu ...

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