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Vintage Tapestry Sculptures by Larysa Bernhardt

The Vintage Tapestry Sculptures of Larysa Bernhardt

In the cosy confines of her studio in Blackwell, Missouri, Larysa Bernhardt breathes life into the delicate art of embroidery, creating vibrant, textured moth sculptures that captivate and inspire. Born with an inherent knack for sewing, Bernhardt’s passion for textiles runs deep in her veins, passed down through generations of

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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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Crowning achievements embroidery kit by Sarah de Rousset-Hall

Textile Talk with Sarah de Rousset-Hall

Sarah de Rousset-Hall is a hand embroidery artist and teacher at the Royal School of Needlework. She also runs her own embroidery business called Sarah Stitches. She came to embroidery as a second career, but has been embroidering as long as she can remember. Following on from a cancer diagnosis

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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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Textile Talk With Jo Hamilton

Scottish artist Jo Hamilton moved to Portland, Oregon in the early 1990s, after earning her BFA from the Glasgow School of Art. Her technique combines years of fine art practice with the craft of crochet which she learned as a child from her Gran, rendering traditional categories, which include portraiture,

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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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7 Textile Artists Inspired by Women

7 Textile Artists Inspired by Women You HAVE to Follow

During the Renaissance Textile Art was relegated from its ‘high arts’ status and embroidery was later banned from exhibitions by the Royal Academy. This influenced women to reject the medium in a bid to be taken seriously as artists.  However, in recent decades women have cleverly reclaimed textiles and needlework

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Textile Talk With Zoe Ingram

Hello, everyone, and a very warm welcome to this textile talk podcast. I’m Gail Cowley and I’ll be your host today. Joining me for this episode is Zoe Ingram, who is a freelance artist, designer and illustrator based in Edinburgh, Scotland. To give you some background to Zoe before we

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