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 …

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 …

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 …