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Janice Arnold interview: The origins of Felt

Janice Arnold interview: The origins of Felt
Janice Arnold spends her time passionately pursuing a deeper understanding of Felt. Having spend a significant amount of time in Asia learning Felt from a high tech and industrial perspective, her current work projects an aura of sensibility. Although a succes ...

Nigel Cheney: Tool kit

Nigel Cheney: Tool kit
‘Tool kit’ is a new series for TextileArtist.org. Each edition will explore some of the primary tools used by our favourite textile artists, including descriptions of the item, brand name, specific models, and year, if applicable. In this second edition of ...

Maria Boyle interview: A love of colour

Maria Boyle interview: A love of colour
Maria Boyle holds a BA in design crafts from De Montfort University, and has been the Artist in Residence at Banbury and Bicester College since September 2014. She was awarded Licentiate by the Society of Designer Craftsmen in 2014, and was selected for their ...

Collette Paterson: OCA textiles tutor

Collette Paterson: OCA textiles tutor
Textile courses are offered by the Open College of the Arts covering a comprehensive range of media and techniques. The objective is to provide students with a solid foundation upon which their creative capacities will flourish. Starting with the exploration o ...

Rachel Parker: Tool kit

Rachel Parker: Tool kit
‘Tool kit’ is a new series for TextileArtist.org. Each edition will explore some of the primary tools used by our favourite textile artists, including descriptions of the item, brand name, specific models, and year, if applicable. In this first edi ...

Polly Pollock interview: Unconventional basketry

Polly Pollock interview: Unconventional basketry
Polly Pollock may not think of herself as a basket maker, although her unconventional approach to basketry has earned her plenty of attention in the world of textile art. Formally educated at both Goldsmiths and City & Guild, Polly is now a teacher herself ...

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