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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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Jessica Grady interview with the School of Stitched Textiles

Jessica Grady: Tactile Embroidery

Jessica Grady is a prominent textile artist known for her innovative approach to creating stunning and tactile textile artworks. Based in Yorkshire, Grady creates pieces that explore both colour and form. By using traditional embroidery methods, interlaced with recycled objects, she invites her audience to view her work in close

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Melanie Giddings 'I wanted to rekindle my love of textile art', graduate story

‘I Wanted to Rekindle my Love of Textile Art’

Melanie Giddings had always had an interest in stitch textiles. As a little girl she would sew, knit and loved needlework at school. Like so many of our students, busy careers, family and friends left little room for her passion. However, as retirement loomed Melanie decided that now was the

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