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Tom Lundberg: Fragments of memory

Tom Lundberg: Fragments of memory

Tom Lundberg coordinates graduate and undergraduate programs in fibre media at Colorado State University. He teaches courses in weaving, surface design, and mixed-media textiles. Lundberg has lectured and taught workshops in the US, England, Ireland, and New Zealand, and teaches in CSU’s Italy study-abroad program. His embroidered works are in…

Andrea Cryer: Loose threads

Andrea Cryer: Loose threads

Andrea Cryer is a Textile Fine Artist who draws with thread to create unique portraits and landscapes. She has twice been a finalist in the prestigious Hand & Lock Embroidery Prize competitions and has exhibited with Art of the Stitch Biennial International Open Touring exhibition organised by The Embroiderers Guild,…

Ian Berry: From conception to creation

Ian Berry: From conception to creation

Textile artist Ian Berry has been working for 12 years with Denim. During this time Ian has developed a technique to make the art look like paintings or even photorealism. Ian creates scenes, portraits, and installations in his chosen material and was proud to be named a 30 under 30…

Nicole Chui: The sense of touch

Nicole Chui: The sense of touch

Nicole Chui was born and raised in Hong Kong but currently lives in London. She is an embroidery artist and a contributing illustrator for gal-dem magazine. Nicole graduated from London College of Fashion with a BA in Creative Direction for Fashion. It was a course about brand communication, focusing on…

Lauren DiCioccio: Fostering a conversation

Lauren DiCioccio: Fostering a conversation

Lauren DiCioccio is a textile artist living in San Francisco. Born and raised in Philadelphia, she received a BA from Colgate University where she studied art and art history. Lauren has shown her work at venues in San Francisco, including Jack Fischer Gallery, Intersection for the Arts, The Lab and…

Tracy A Franklin: Traditional embroidery with a crewel twist

Tracy A Franklin: Traditional embroidery with a crewel twist

Tracy is a self-employed embroiderer, specialising mainly in traditional embroidery including crewelwork, silk shading, and gold work. She manages her own studio in Fowlers Yard, Durham City and teaches privately, and for the Royal School of Needlework. Along with this, Tracy has compiled three books on goldwork, white work, both…

Daisy Collingridge: The Art of the Squishy

Daisy Collingridge: The Art of the Squishy

Born and raised in Greater London since 1990, Daisy is an artist with an education in design and driven by craft. Since graduating from Central St Martins with a degree in fashion design, her practice has continued to revolve around textiles and fabric manipulation but has developed into the realms…

Christiane Maurer: Making a Double Weave

Christiane Maurer: Making a Double Weave

Born in Germany, Christiane spent most of her youth in Sweden, Luxemburg and South Africa. She has got a MA in Industrial Design from Universität der Künste Berlin and a PhD in Design from Delft University of Technology. Since finishing her studies, Christiane work’s as a designer, researcher and university…

Hanny Newton: The amazing qualities of goldwork

Hanny Newton: The amazing qualities of goldwork

Hanny is a hand embroidery artist specialising in contemporary goldwork. She teaches creative goldwork nationwide, including Embroiderers Guild groups, Ardington School of Crafts and most recently creating goldwork embroidery activities for the British Museum. In this interview, Hanny describes her artistic journey, from being encouraged to stitch by her Grandma…

Embracing positivity in your creative practice

Embracing positivity in your creative practice

6 tips for building a better creative practice At the beginning of every January you make the resolution. “This will be the year I finally take time for me. For my textile practice. For my creativity.” And you start off with a renewed sense of excitement. You’re itching to pick…

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