Men in Textiles
for Textile Artists
Nichols Ball on Improv Quilting. Work by Nicholas Ball

Improv Quilting with Nicholas Ball

A self-confessed fabric addict and improv quilter, Nicholas Ball has amassed a huge following on Instagram over the years, and for good reason. Working under his self-made brand Quilts From the Attic – a nod to his humble workspace in Cardiff, South Wales – his vibrant designs and improvised methods inspire

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Kazuhito Takadoi: An interview with the School of Stitched Textiles

Kazuhito Takadoi: Woven Nature

Kazuhito Takadoi   Horticulture is Kazuhito Takadoi’s first love. Having studied at Hokkaido Agricultural and Horticultural College at Sapporo, Japan and the Royal Horticultural Society at Wisley, nature is his biggest inspiration. Takadoi began collecting leaves and mosses from gardens, which he’d use to make embroidered greeting cards. After completing

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Michael James. The distinguished voice in Quilt Art.

Michael James – The Voice of Quilt Art

Michael James works in the medium of quilted fabric constructions and was the vanguard leader of the art quilt movement that began in the 1970’s. Since then he has become one of most respected and well known artists in the medium of quilted fabric construction. His textiles have been recognized

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Three blind mice by Mister Finch. An interview with the artist by School of Stithed Textiles

Mister Finch: Flora, Fauna and Fantasy.

Our second instalment of our ‘Men in Textiles’ series comes from the fantastically fascinating artist, Mister Finch.   Completely self taught, Mister Finch is a published author and highly imaginative textile artist, widely known for the creation of his distinctive (and adorable) creatures. His success is undoubtedly down to his

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Kaffe Fassett talk to the School of Stitched Textiles about 'Creating in Colour'

Kaffe Fassett: Creating in Colour

It’s fair to say that our next interview is with someone who needs no introduction. After following this artist for years several of our students – and us included – said that they had often referred to his work and drawn much inspiration from his unique designs. So, we decided

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