Embroidery Magazine July/August 2023
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We are delighted to be stocking Embroidery Magazine. This gorgeous magazine is published six times a year and is packed full of in-depth artist profiles, artist’s essays, reviews of the latest textile books and exhibitions, news & listings of fashion and textile exhibitions in the UK and abroad, along with inspirational images.
The magazine aims to bring you the best of embroidery and textiles, talking to makers and artists who share their passion for embellishing the surface – giving readers a unique insight into all facets of this sumptuous craft. This issue includes articles on:
Carol Dawber, an artist who has lived life in full colour, from Liverpool Art College to her recent kaleidoscopic textile art.
- Eppie Thompson of The Fabled Thread also lives life among bright hues, whether in her home or studio, where she creates her fantastic range of fable-inspired kits – and makes the numbers add up.
- If you venture to the Festival of Quilts you’ll come across the incredible ‘sewn stone’ of Denise Labadie, an American artist who is beguiled by the UK’s ancient stones.
- Alice Kettle who has co-curated a cutting-edge exhibition at the Arnolfini, while at Kettle’s Yard, Palestinian embroidery tells a tale of political strife in everyday terms.
- Matthew Harris at Ruthin Craft Centre, a foray into mark-making.
- Vivienne Beaumont reveals work from her current exhibitions, whose narrative thread focuses on fairytales and fungi.
- PhD researcher Toni Buckby shares her blackwork embroidery project, which achieved the real-world equivalent of ‘going viral’ among embroiderers.
- And finally, Eton College tells the conservation story behind its current exhibition on a peculiar custom from the past.
- Plus, courses, news, book reviews, exhibition reviews and what’s on.