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Karen Spurgin: From conception to creation

Karen Spurgin: From conception to creation
Since graduating from Goldsmiths College of Art with a first class honours degree in Fine Art Textiles, Karen Spurgin has worked as a textile designer for over 20 years. During this time she has built up a reputation for innovative design and inspiring new way ...

Cos Ahmet: Something made by hand

Cos Ahmet: Something made by hand
In 2015, Cos Ahmet completed a month long artist-in-residence post with Fabric Residency, situated in a former textile mill in Manchester, where he created site-specific installations using materials and yarns left over from the mills various pasts, symbolisin ...

Bethan Ash: Art that inspires

Bethan Ash: Art that inspires
Bethan Ash is a textile artist living and working in Neath, South Wales. She has been making art quilts for a very long time and believes that quilts are tactile evidence that we were here and have left something of value, as a mirror of ourselves and our acco ...

Hilary Ellis: Frayed edges

Hilary Ellis: Frayed edges
Hilary Ellis has never really considered herself to be a textile artist as such, but rather as an artist who incorporates stitching, thread and beads into her artwork as a way of enhancing the range of mark making. She always works on paper rather than fabric ...

Sarah Symes: Tool kit

Sarah Symes: 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. Sarah Symes has had a passion for making art with fabric from a young age. She studied architecture at the ...

How top textile artists price their work

How top textile artists price their work
This month TextileArtist.org presents the third edition in a series of articles designed to debate the challenges you face every day as artists. Having dipped into the sketchbooks of a handful of our most popular collaborators and challenged a few others to ...

Paula Chung and Karen Rips: A View Within

Paula Chung and Karen Rips: A View Within
Paula Chung lives in Zephyr Cove, Nevada on Lake Tahoe, where she studies nature and maintains her fiber art practice. Paula creates beautifully detailed tapestries taking flat black and white medical body images and bringing them to life. Her technique of usi ...

Susan Beallor-Snyder: From conception to creation

Susan Beallor-Snyder: From conception to creation
Susan Beallor-Snyder, an American artist born and raised in New York City, has come full circle after moving around the United States for much of her adult life. Back in New York she is putting her artwork front and center. The challenges in her life have info ...

Alice Fox: The Textile Study Group

Alice Fox: The Textile Study Group
The Textile Study Group (TSG) is a group of nationally and internationally recognised textile artists and tutors, well known for innovative and challenging approaches to art practice and contemporary teaching. The objectives of the group are to cultivate and a ...

Mandy and Alice Pattullo: Drawing support

Mandy and Alice Pattullo: Drawing support
Mandy Pattullo is a textile artist and tutor, known for her textile collages. Her book was published by Batsford this autumn. Coincidentally, Mandy’s illustrator daughter Alice Pattullo also released a book this autumn: , a children’s picture book publishe ...

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