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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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Ann Small: Layered Cloth and Quirky Characters

Ann Small: Layered Cloth and Quirky Characters Today on the Stitchery Stories textile art podcast, Ann Small shares her techniques, inspiration and current excitement. Describing herself as a typical Pisces swimming in opposite directions… Ann does indeed have 2 very different aspects to her work and creativity. There are her colourful reverse applique based, large…

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Anne Brooke: From Sketchbooks To Mixed Media Stitched Collage

Anne Brooke: From Sketchbooks To Mixed Media Stitched Collage Today on the Stitchery Stories textile art podcast, Anne Brooke shares her techniques and inspiration behind her stitched multimedia collages. A key feature of her work is to stitch onto paper, although she is now venturing into using fabrics, particularly vintage embroidered pieces. Her work is…

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Annie Taylor: Telling Stories With Large Soft Sculptures

Annie Taylor: Telling Stories With Large Soft Sculptures Today on the Stitchery Stories textile art podcast, Annie Taylor shares her wonderful stories around the stories she creates and tells with her textile art. A key outlet for her creativity and artwork are her rather large soft sculptures. The word ‘doll’ just doesn’t seem right when…

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Profanity Embroidery Group: Huge Fun. Beautiful Art. Ugly Words

Profanity Embroidery Group: Huge Fun Creating Beautiful Art From Ugly Words Before I introduce this very entertaining episode please note there is no swearing in this episode despite the title of the group and episode. Please listen – this is a lovely story. Today on the Stitchery Stories textile art podcast, Annie Taylor & Bridget…

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Jan Dowson: Award-Winning Textile Art Tutor & Artist

Jan Dowson: Award-Winning Textile Art Tutor & Textile Artist Today on the Stitchery Stories textile art podcast, Jan Dowson shares her joy of teaching textile art over 20 years and in the process facilitating 8 students who achieved City & Guilds Gold Medals. Jan has also received a City & Guilds Gold Medal for teaching…

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Deborah Mullins: Embroidery Artist Inspired By Palestine

Deborah Mullins: Embroidery Artist Inspired By Palestine Today on the Stitchery Stories embroidery podcast, Deborah Mullins shares her passion for Palestine. The beautiful traditional embroidery and the places and people – as well as a deep sadness at the ethnic cleansing, displacement & social injustice experienced within that land. Continue reading to discover the highlights…

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Jamie Malden: Block Printing Specialist & Founder of Colouricious.com

Jamie Malden: Block Printing Specialist & Founder of Colouricious.com Today on the Stitchery Stories textile art podcast, Jamie Malden from Colouricious.com shares her enthusiasm, knowledge and great joy of block printing. We also chat about the unique and authentic experiences which are part of the Colouricious textile holidays to destinations such as India, and beyond!…

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Lindy Richardson: Historic Embroidery Conservation & Community Inspiration

Lindy Richardson: Historic Embroidery Conservation & Community Inspiration ss019 Today on the Stitchery Stories embroidery podcast, Lindy Richardson shares her current research project. She chats with Susan Weeks about the collection of historic embroidery held by Edinburgh College of Art which was originally part of the Needlework Development Scheme. Continue reading to discover the highlights…

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Jessica Grady: Embroidery Artist Using Unusual Materials And Bold Colours

Jessica Grady: Embroidery Artist Using Unusual Materials And Bold Colours ss018 Today on the Stitchery Stories embroidery podcast, Jessica Grady shares her life in fabric and thread. She chats with Susan Weeks about building her business after graduating from a textiles degree. Jessica has developed a very original style and features bright bold colours, and…

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