Whether you are a keen embroiderer or simply love fabric and textiles, Embroidery magazine is filled with ideas and features to inspire you. Each edition is packed with colourful features on contemporary and traditional textiles, and keeps you up to date with news of the latest shows and events taking place around the UK. Our diary and what's on pages show you what's hot, while our features delve into the vibrant world of textiles, fashion and embroidery - covering everything from craft to catwalk and more! Our mission is to bring you the best of embroidery and textiles, talking to makers and stitchers who share their passion for embellishing the surface with us – giving our readers a unique insight into all facets of this sumptuous craft. In our book section, you'll find the latest books on fashion, embroidery and textiles.
from the editor
the year ahead • What’s new in 2022? Plenty, or so it seems. After the disappointments and challenges of the last two years, our roundup of the best and biggest shows this year reveals there’s lots to look forward to
beyond borders • TEXTILE TITLES FOR A READ LESS ORDINARY
A NEW CHAPTER • JESSIE CHORLEY’S NEW LIGHT-FILLED STUDIO OFFERS THE PERFECT OPPORTUNITY FOR A FRESH APPROACH
first aid kit • Meet Kylie Wright, who grew her love for hand stitch and textiles into Wattle & Loop, a small but perfectly formed business that’s inspiring people all around the world to take up embroidery
DOUBLE VISION • The design duo and twin sisters Maricor Maricar bring their modern aesthetic to embroidery, having built their Sydney design studio stitch by stitch
SMASH HIT • WITH ECHOES OF THE JAPANESE ART OF KINTSUGI, ZOË HILLYARD’S PRACTICE IS AN ALCHEMY OF STITCH, CLOTH AND CERAMIC — WITH DRAMATIC RESULTS
imperfect past tense • The practice of Adelaide based artist Sera Waters is characterised by the meticulousness of her stitches and her unflinching eye for challenging subjects
TEXTILE SCISSORS STONE • For London artist and stone carver Marcia Bennett Male, textile offers a powerful conduit to articulate her experience
pigments of the imagination • NATURAL DYER & FLOWER FARMER JULIE BEELER ROOTS HER TEXTILE PRACTICE FIRMLY WITHIN THE NATURAL WORLD
hoop dreams • FOR THE RUSSIAN EMBROIDERER KATERINA MARCHENKO IMPROVISATION IS EVERYTHING
CAPTIVE A UDIENCE • Stitched by hand over 100 years ago, Lorina Bulwer’s poignant embroidery is filled with wild meanderings that hint at madness, misdemeanors and more
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Talking THREADS with the Embroiderers’ Guild