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Hayley Mills-Styles: Thread Artist Who Loves Digital Embroidery

Hayley Mills-Styles: Thread Artist Who Loves Digital Embroidery Today on the Stitchery Stories embroidery and textile art podcast, Hayley Mills-Styles shares her life in fabric & thread. Hayley describes herself as a thread artist, and has had a very busy year so far culminating in two solo exhibitions. Whilst she has a love for backstitch,…

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Stitchery Stories Is Having A Summer Holiday Hiatus

Firstly, an apology! Yes, the podcast episodes just disappeared, didn’t they? I took the May half-term holiday off, then 2 or 3 scheduled guest interviews got postponed for one reason or another. I was also VERY busy with paid client work creating an online training course on audio and video editing, as well as a…

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Jen Goodwin: Traditionally Trained Artisan Embroiderer

Jen Goodwin: Traditionally Trained Artisan Embroiderer & RSN Tutor Jen Goodwin is our guest today on the Stitchery Stories embroidery podcast. Jen shares her very interesting story as she has developed her embroidery skills, including being a Royal School of Needlework Tutor & Assessor. Continue reading to discover the highlights of our chat and to…

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Fenella Dawnay: Processions 2018 & Banner Making

Fenella Dawnay: Processions 2018 & Banner Making Fenella Dawnay is our guest today on the Stitchery Stories textile art podcast. Our episode is rather different than usual in that Fenella is NOT a textile artist! This episode is all about Processions 2018 a mass participation artwork celebrating the centenary of (some) British women gaining the…

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Sara Dennis: RSN Qualified Hand Embroidery Tutor

Sara Dennis is our guest today on the Stitchery Stories embroidery podcast. Sara shares her interesting story of training to be a nurse, joining the Army and travelling the world with her husband. Discover how she took the opportunity to study at The Royal School of Needlework and launch her second career as a hand…

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Iona Barker: Fun Free Hand Sewing Classes For Wellbeing

Iona Barker: Fun Free Hand Sewing Classes For Mental Wellbeing Iona Barker is our guest today on the Stitchery Stories textile art podcast. Iona shares her story of creativity and then burnout as she pursued her fashion and costume career. Continue reading to discover the highlights of our chat and to see examples of  Say…

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Laura Edgar: Atmospheric Coastal Scenes in Textile Art

Laura Edgar is our guest today on the Stitchery Stories textile art podcast. Laura shares her life as a textile artist and tutor who is inspired by her native beautiful & dramatic Northumberland coastline. She loves to create her seascapes using recycled clothing and vintage textiles and trimmings, as well as applying paint, heat and…

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Karen Ruane: Contemporary Hand Embroidery & Connections With Cloth

Karen Ruane: Contemporary Hand Embroidery & Connections With Cloth Karen Ruane is our guest today on the Stitchery Stories embroidery podcast. Karen shares her life as a contemporary hand embroidery artist who specialises in teaching and building supportive communities via online embroidery courses. Continue reading to discover the highlights of our chat and to see…

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Georgina Bellamy: 3D Goldwork & Beaded Animals

Georgina Bellamy: 3D Goldwork & Beaded Animals Today on the Stitchery Stories embroidery podcast, Georgina Bellamy shares her life as a hand embroidery artist who specialises in creating truly gorgeous 3D goldwork and beaded animals. Listen as Georgina shares her embroidery journey from working at a Dry Cleaners, through City & Guilds, a degree and…

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Hattie McGill: Hand Embroidery Artist

Today on the Stitchery Stories embroidery podcast, Hattie McGill shares her life as a hand embroidery artist and freelance embroiderer working in fashion, costume and film. Listen as Hattie shares her embroidery journey and how she balances her own art for sale and commission, with the typically unpredictable world of being a freelance embroiderer. Hattie…

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