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MARTHA FIEBER CONTEMPORARY EMBROIDERER

You call your work, ‘Landscapes in Thread’. Can you discuss this? My work is all landscapes. Some are realistic ...

Barbara Heller, British Columbia, Canada

BARBARA HELLER TAPESTRY ARTIST

Explain how you personally have promoted tapestry both locally and internationally? The most visible way I promote ...

Luanne Rimel, St Louis, USA

LUANNE RIMEL TEXTILE/PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTIST

Discuss why you tend to work in series? The content of my work deals with Time, i.e. the passage of time, memory, ...

Tracy Krumm, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA

TRACY KRUMM CROCHET ARTIST

Childhood experiences passed on by Grandmothers have influenced the direction of your artwork, please comment? By ...

Patrick Ahern, Woodland Hills, CA, USA

PATRICK AHERN CROCHET ARTIST

How did you break down this major misconception about who does crochet? I never thought crochet was something I could ...

Maryline Collioud-Robert, Boudry, Switzerland

MARYLINE COLLIOUD-ROBERT TEXTILE ARTIST

There has been a strong and consistent growth in your quilts from the 1980’s through to today. Can you discuss how ...

Velda Newman, California, USA

VELDA NEWMAN TEXTILE ARTIST

You began your artistic life as a painter: explain how this helps you now with your quilts? I think the most important ...

Abigail Brown, London, UK   Image by Sarah Cuttle

ABIGAIL BROWN TEXTILE SCULPTOR

Originally you were introduced to textiles by your grandmother, was this what lead you to becoming a textile ...

Jackie Cardy, Lancashire, United Kingdom

JACKIE CARDY TEXTILE ARTIST

Do you get your inspiration from your garden, Elizabethan flowers, or from further a field? I think I get inspiration ...

Betsy Hershberg, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA  Photo, Alexis Xenakis

BETSY HERSHBERG KNITTER OF FINE JEWELLERY AND ACCESSORIES

You have been knitting since you were eight years old, and have studied with some of the world’s best known knitters. ...

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FI DOUGLAS TEXTILE ARTIST

How were you encouraged to develop your personal approach at Glasgow School of Art? I was so lucky at Glasgow to have ...

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ANGELA BETHERAS ALPACA BREEDER & DESIGNER

What made you decide to place alpacas on your farm? I grew up in Labertouche, my parents had beef cattle, I couldn’t ...