Cotton

The society promotes and supports the work of creative thinkers, designers and makers who continue to innovate in the crafts through their exploration of materials and skills.

11 Makers
  • Beverly Ayling-Smith is a textile artist and researcher. Her studio practice examines how cloth can connect with the emotions of the viewer

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  • Helen Banzhaf has been making her machine embroideries since the 1990's. Her textile practice went hand-in-hand with her fashion lecturing...

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  • Geraldine is a textile artist who attempts to visually communicate her excitement at unearthing the elemental marks that may emerge from...

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  • Aran work focuses on portraiture and depiction of human subjects in textiles. Her work is concerned mostly with visual narrative

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  • Established textile artist Jacqueline James specialises in making exclusively designed hand dyed and woven rugs for distinctive interiors.

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  • Louise is a weaver who uses natural fibres and dyes to create textiles for interiors. Her designs respond to light and space.

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  • Barbara creates art in textiles by hand-stitching together many carefully selected scraps of fabric in an impressionist, painterly style.

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  • Anna's background is in theatre design; costume and decor. Ideas are used from this discipline for constructed, textile based pieces with...

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  • Sue Stone is best known for figurative compositions with an emphasis on narrative hand embroidery and is an experienced teacher and speaker.

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  • Sass’ work is largely figurative and uses a dense form of machine embroidery combined with fabrics to create images and that tell stories.

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  • Janet Twinn originally studied painting but became seduced by textiles. She makes patchwork wallhangings from her own dyed, painted and...

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