for Textile Artists
Self portrait of Lesley Wood that won her 1st prize Hand and Lock Award

Lesley Wood: Threads of Memories

Lesley Wood is a distinguished textile mixed media artist whose evocative works have captured the attention of art lovers and critics alike. With a B.A (Hons) in Fine Art from Loughborough College of Art & Design, and further qualifications from Leeds Polytechnic and Sheffield Polytechnic, Wood’s academic background laid a

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Hand Embroidery Graduate Anne Galliot learned the importance of unleashing her inner artist.

I Unleashed My Inner Artist

Are you an embroidery enthusiast looking to take your stitching skills to the next level? Meet Anne, a passionate student who studied Hand Embroidery Skill Stage 2. With a background in sewing and a newfound love for embroidery discovered during the creative explorations of 2020, Anne was eager to transform

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sashiko inspired hand embroidery by Lindzeanne Tokyo

Lindzeanne: Cataloguing the Passage of Time

Lindzeanne, a Tokyo-based self-taught textile artist, has captivated the art world with her unique approach to hand embroidery. Emerging from a background of vintage fashion and visible mending, she combines traditional techniques with modern aesthetics to create intricate and meaningful artworks. Lindzeanne’s work is distinguished by her use of simple

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Silent Promesses by Cécile Davidovici

Cécile Davidovici: Stitching Life into Art

Step into the captivating world of Cécile Davidovici, where threads weave tales of time, creating wistful reminiscences. Nestled in the heart of Paris, this embroidery virtuoso transforms mere fabric and thread into mesmerising narratives that dance between stillness and vibrancy. Cécile Davidovici is truly able to sew life into her

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Life like monkey embroidered by Textile Artist Janine Heschl

Janine Heschl: Artistry and Advocacy

Hailing from the picturesque landscapes of Austria, Janine Heschl is not just an embroidery artist; she is a storyteller, a wildlife enthusiast, and an ARTivist on a mission to celebrate the marvels of nature while raising awareness for its preservation. Janine’s journey into the realm of textile art is as

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A countryside ramble early on a summers day aerial view hand embroidery by Victoria Rose Richards

Victoria Rose Richards: Embroidering A Bird’s Eye View

In the serene landscapes of South West Devon, a young artist finds inspiration amidst the rolling fields, dense woodlands, and meandering rivers. Victoria Rose Richards, at just 25 years old, has already carved a niche for herself in the world of embroidery artistry. Her creations, meticulously crafted with threads and

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Enchanting Embroideries by Rachel Gooden, An interview with the School of Stitched Textiles.

Rachel Gooden: Enchanting Embroidery & Taxidermy Stumpwork

Discover the most beautiful and intricate hand embroidered pieces by Stitch and Bone: The home of handcrafted embroideries, inspired by nature’s most fascinating inhabitants and uniquely created by artist, Rachel Gooden. As the creator behind this captivating venture, Rachel delves into the exquisite art of stumpwork embroidery, weaving her fascination

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Mastery Embroidery crewelwork by Chloe Savage

Chloe Savage: A Woven Legacy of Excellence

Chloe Savage is a master embroiderer, textile artist, and educator based in Bristol. She stands as a luminary in the realm of embroidery, earning her esteemed reputation through an unwavering commitment to her craft and an exceptional mastery of the delicate art form. Renowned for her meticulous attention to detail

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A graduate story by hand embroidery grad, Jo Edwards-Goodman

Learning to Trust My Design Instinct

Jo Edwards-Goodman has completed two course with us: Hand Embroidery skill stage 2 and 3. Her motivation was to consolidate and elevate her skills while proving to herself that she could complete a course with some vigour and challenge. Jo now has a new found confidence in her creative abilities

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Bronagh Sullivan's My Stitch Jounrney

Now I have Confidence In My Ability & Style

Not too long ago, Bronagh Sullivan completed our Beginner Hand Embroidery Course (Skill Stage 2). Having previously only completed kits and beadwork, Bronagh was keen to develop her skills, devote time to something she loved, and gain a qualification. On completing the course she told us that she has learned

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