Famous Friends Embroidery

Patricia Larocque is an embroiderer living in Lyon, France originally from Vancouver. A few Sundays ago we had a nice and easy conversation about her vibrant work, where she shops for materials and her lack of FOMO. How did you get into embroidery? I’ve always been into craftwork and used to knit and bead loom,…

When Art and Textiles Collide

Ingrid Ching was born in Hong Kong and moved to Australia during middle school to later venture on to America. She has recently graduated from studying Fashion Design and a Minor in Textiles at Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia. On many occasions she travels back and forth from Philly to NY because the…

In Residence

Ella Jones is the owner of homeware store In Residence, a small and cosy store located on Chatsworth Road in Hackney East London. I was really fascinated by the rugs she carries and wanted to know more about how they’re made. As well as rugs she stocks conversational pieces that would instantly add colour and…

Gold Finger

Jordan Williams Evans recently graduated in Textiles with Surface Design at the University of Huddersfield. His mixture of embroideries and self made felt fabric is the perfect combination of luxury and craft. You recently told me that you’re completing a final project. What and where did you study? I have just come to the end of…

Destiny City Threads

Mo Milligan creates embroidery designs that are a mixture of nature, quirky statements and one liners. Her hoop art is hand made in Tacoma, Washington. How did you get into embroidery? I grew up watching my Dad spend a lot of his spare time illustrating science-fiction comic book art. I’d accompany him on trips to…

Custom Made

On some occasions shopping the high street can play a tune on a broken record where colour palettes, fabric and silhouettes are all synonymous among retailers. Devonrae Jones offers a custom made service where ‘“elevated basics align with the cultured woman’s wardrobe”. Her clothes are all designed and made by herself in New York and offer…

Slow and Steady Wins The Race

We found Dutch textiles designer Alexandra Drenth’s work while looking for pictures to Instagram on Pinterest. She was kind enough to share her detailed embroidery with us. How did you get into textiles? In 2007 I got into textiles through a large embroidery project I did with photography and painting. I became fascinated with the…

Rackets by Fiancé Knowles

Danielle Clough aka Fiancé Knowles is an embroidery and visual artist from Cape Town. Her work is vibrant, uplifting and intriguing.  How did you get into embroidery?  My mum taught me how to sew and I was really keen on being a fashion designer while studying . I made really horrible clothes, like jackets out of curtains….

Nature Inspired Embroidery

‘Annie Lang is a contemporary embroidery designer inspired by nature, adventure and Northern Michigan.’ How did you get into textiles? I feel like I really just fell into it. I’ve always been a creative person and constantly finding new ways to work with my hands. I went to college and graduated with a degree in…

How I Fell in Love With Textiles

  Wiktoria Nowak is a freelance textile designer from Poland, Łódź. How did you get into textiles? When I was in high school I wanted to study animation at a film school in Łódź but I didn’t pass the exams. I was really determined to stay in the city and study something else. A year later…