Art that inspires

2 years ago

Rachel Parker: Art that inspires

Rachel Parker: Art that inspires
Rachel Parker is a freelance textile designer working in print and embroidery. Collecting, cross-stitching, grids and symbols are big influences in her work. Recent projects include a Giant Cross-Stitch piece for Coats which was launched in Cologne at the h+h fai ...
2 years ago

Caren Garfen: Art that inspires

Caren Garfen: Art that inspires
Since graduating in 2007 from the University of Hertfordshire with a First Class (Hons) degree in the Applied Arts, Caren Garfen has become an acclaimed voice in the textile world. Her interest in gender politics and women’s issues inform her intricate hand s ...
2 years ago

Debbie Lyddon: Art that inspires

Debbie Lyddon: Art that inspires
Debbie Lyddon is an artist and maker whose creative practice includes mixed media cloths, sculptures, installations and drawing. Her interest lies in how we perceive natural phenomena – air, wind, water, light and sound – in the environment. Inspiration ...
2 years ago

Naomi Ryder: Art that inspires

Naomi Ryder: Art that inspires
Illustrator and textile designer Naomi Ryder uses freehand machine embroidery, print and ‘drawing with stitch’ to create exquisite pieces of contemporary textile art reflecting everyday life. She is currently working on two new card and bone china ranges fo ...
2 years ago

Daniella Woolf: Art that inspires

Daniella Woolf: Art that inspires
Daniella Woolf is an artist, author, curator and instructor in encaustic, fiber and mixed media. She describes her work as ‘an amalgamation of materiality, mathematics and repetition’ and her preferred medium is encaustic because of the versatility it offers. S ...
2 years ago

Barbara Shapiro: Art that inspires

Barbara Shapiro: Art that inspires
Involved in textiles from an early age, Barbara Shapiro is a weaver, dyer and basket maker with decades of experience. Her work is widely exhibited and published. She shares her love of textiles as an educator and as a writer for many publications. ‘Art th ...

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