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Amanda Cobbett : Realistic Embroidered Fungi and Lichen

Amanda Cobbett : Realistic Embroidered Fungi and Lichen. Amanda chats with Susan Weeks in this episode of the Stitchery Stories textile art podcast.

Louise Gardiner: Contemporary Embroidery, Capes, Poufs, Scarves

Louise Gardiner: Contemporary Embroidery, Capes, Poufs, Scarves.
Louise chats with Susan Weeks in this episode of the Stitchery Stories textile art podcast.

Jayne Emerson: Textile Designer, Author & Tutor

Jayne Emerson: Textile Designer, Author & Tutor

Today on the Stitchery Stories embroidery and textile art podcast, Jayne Emerson shares her life in fabric & thread.

Jayne is a textile designer, as well as the author of 6 books and a tutor in a range of textile related techniques. Her skills range from couture to crafts.

Continue reading to discover the highlights of our chat and to see some images of Jayne’s work.   Read More

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, we have a great chat about her love of digital embroidery.

Continue reading to discover the highlights of our chat and to see some images of Hayley’s work.   Read More

Jane Sanders: Textile Portraits Of Iconic Pop Stars

Jane Sanders: Textile Portraits Of Iconic Pop Stars

Today on the Stitchery Stories textile art podcast, Jane Sanders shares her vibrant and exciting textile portraits of very iconic pop stars. The stars Jane chooses for her portraits are famous across a range of genres, eras and styles, so there is always something fresh about her work. And even if you don’t like all of their music – you will love the artistry and stitching that Jane creates… in her kitchen!

Listen as Jane shares her inspirations, techniques, and how everything always comes in useful eventually.

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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 Carpenter share their hilarious stories around their ‘rather different’ embroidery group – yes, it’s the Profanity Embroidery Group. Formed by accident in 2014, and meeting in the local pub, this group has huge fun. They create and exhibit beautiful textile art and embroidery based around profanity, as well as some feminist issues. Their current project however, features anonymous Stitched Secrets that have been sent in from around the world. Some funny, some shocking, some very moving.

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Nicky Merrick: Event Photographer to Pole Wear – A Creative Journey

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Today on the Stitchery Stories podcast, Nicky Merrick Shares Her Life In Fabric & Thread. She chats with Susan Weeks about her creative journey from an event photographer at pagan ceremonies, to building great success designing and making pole dancing costumes. And all the while managing her health after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. This is such a wonderful story from a very inspiring lady.

Continue reading to discover the highlights of our chat and to see examples of Nicky’s work.   Read More

Fran Brammer: Inspired By Beautiful Yorkshire Landscapes

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Today on the Stitchery Stories textile art podcast, Fran Brammer Shares Her Life In Fabric & Thread. She chats with Susan Weeks about her creative journey and her desire to combine her love of hill walking, landscapes, costume and art.

Continue reading to discover the highlights of our chat and to see examples of Fran’s work.   Read More

Julia Triston: Celebrating Marks & Memories In Old Clothing & Cloth

Julia Triston: Textile Artist Celebrating Marks & Memories In Old Clothing & Cloth SS015

Today on the Stitchery Stories textile art podcast, Julia Triston shares her life in fabric and thread. She chats with Susan Weeks about her enduring fascination with fashion and clothing, and the stories and memories from them that inspire her textile art.

Continue reading to discover the highlights of our chat and to see examples of Julia’s work.   Read More

Anne Kelly: Textile Art From Re-used Textile Treasures

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Today on the Stitchery Stories textile art podcast, Anne Kelly shares her life in fabric & thread. She chats with Susan Weeks about her inspiration drawn from everyday objects and textiles, international travel and folk art.

Continue reading to discover the highlights of our chat and to see examples of Anne’s work.  Read More