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4 weeks ago

Deanna Tyson: Hooked on Kimono

Deanna Tyson: Hooked on Kimono

What better canvas for expressing messages about politics and social narrative through vividly illustrated textile art than the Japanese kimono?…

2 months ago

Claire Benn: Reductive Landscapes

Claire Benn: Reductive Landscapes

After a career in business, training and coaching, Claire Benn returned to her first love – textiles. Twenty-five years on,…

3 months ago

James Fox: From conception to creation

James Fox: From conception to creation

James Fox is a nationally and internationally acclaimed Scottish textile artist, originally from Glasgow and now living in Lancaster in…

9 months ago

Emily Tull: From paint to stitch

Emily Tull: From paint to stitch

Hailed by Small Business Saturday UK as one of the most talented artists they’ve ever come across, Kent-based painter Emily…

9 months ago

Patrizia Polese: 3D art of the loom

Patrizia Polese: 3D art of the loom

Initiated by her traditional Italian family’s evening ritual of communal embroidery and crocheting sessions, the textile art of Patrizia Polese…

10 months ago

Zetta Kanta: Impressionist wool

Zetta Kanta: Impressionist wool

Latvian born, award-winning fibre artist, Zetta Kanta, uses only natural fibres for her tactile wallhangings. Working from her home in…

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