Georgina Bellamy, The Embroidery Girl.

Georgina Bellamy, aka ‘The Embroidery Girl’, is an award-winning embroidery artist and designer. Since graduating from The London College of Fashion in 2014, Georgina’s built an impressive client portfolio which includes the likes of Louis Vuitton and Georgina Goodman. Although Georgina’s works is probably more synonymous with her sculptural embroidery she often …

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 …

Lorraine Roy: The Science of Textile Art

It may come as no surprise that Canadian textile artist, Lorraine Roy, is a scientist. Having studied natural sciences and ornamental horticulture, her knowledge and ongoing studies of trees is her primary source of inspiration. Her style is natural, yet sometimes abstract but always demonstrates her understanding and love of nature. We …

Machine Embroidery Artists you HAVE to Follow

In our latest instalment of our ‘Inspirational Artists’ Series, we’re looking at the pioneers of Machine Embroidery. These Machine Embroidery artists are guaranteed to inspire budding artists and admirers.  As usual, we’ve combed the web and Instagram to find established and lesser-known artists that are really making waves with their creations.  The …

Meredith Woolnough: A Natural Talent

Meredith Woolnough is an internationally acclaimed, award winning artist and author from Newcastle, Australia. Her work is held in public, private and corporate collections worldwide.  Inspired by the patterns, structures and shapes found in plants, coral, cells and shells Meredith’s embroideries represent both the robust beauty and elegant fragility of …

Sara Dennis: A True Expert in Hand Embroidery

Sara Dennis is a tutor of Hand Embroidery, regularly teaching at the Royal School of Needlework (RSN). Having studied at the RSN for three years she became an expert in her craft which allowed her to teach at prestigious venues like the Victoria and Albert Museum and The British Library. As well as …

Ruth Clayton (Kidd): Building Creative Confidence

Ruth Clayton (Kidd) is an inspirational artist specialising in Watercolour. As a trained graphic designer, teacher, exhibiting artist and successful studio owner there is a lot that we can learn from Ruth; particularly when it comes to the artistic process and unleashing the inner artist within. Having taught art to children and …

Brigitte Heitland: The Zen of Quilting.

German born quilt artist and fabric designer, Brigitte Heitland joins us today to talk to us about her latest projects, creativity and memories of sewing as a little girl. Having grown up in the Black Forest Brigitte began sewing as young as six and studied Interior and textile design. However, …

Hand Embroidery Artists you HAVE to Follow

If you’ve been following our Inspirational Artists series you’ll know how this works. In a bid to inspire and delight we’ve trawled the web and social media platforms like Instagram to share with some great artists and makers. And we have some truly groundbreaking, innovative and breathtaking work to share …