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The Blood Bag Project

The Blood Bag Project

Leigh Bowser (AKA Leighlalovesyou) is a BA (Hons) Textile Crafts Graduate from the University of Huddersfield. She is the creative…

Featured artist Ann Goddard – Crafting & conceptualising

Featured artist Ann Goddard – Crafting & conceptualising

TextileArtist.org are delighted to welcome back Ann Goddard as a featured artist. Ann works very much on the margins of textile practice and her creations exist in a zone somewhere between fine art and craft. Here we showcase a selection of Ann’s work.

Reineke Hollander interview: Discarded objects

Reineke Hollander interview: Discarded objects

Reineke Hollander creates textile inspired art (paintings, sculptures and assemblages). In our interview with this fascinating artist, she explains why she doesn’t consider herself a textile artist ‘per se’ and how she extends the life of ‘found’ objects.

Top 10 machine embroidery books

Top 10 machine embroidery books

Many leading textile artists, such as Carol Naylor and Sue Stone use the sewing machine either alone or in combination…



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