I am a specialist hand embroiderer based in Greater London. I explore innovative design producing high quality crafted pieces for a fashion context. I interpret my initial research and ideas by constantly pushing the creative boundaries and challenging my practice capturing a contemporary essence. Conceptual thinking and exploration leads to a refined but fluid way of working and produces visionary hand embroidery.
Embroidery techniques: Crewel Work, Canvas Work, Black Work, Gold Work, White Work, Silk Shading, Raised Work and Tambour. Framing up for embroidery, Small embroidery mounting
Art and Design: Confidence in drawing and painting with various media including lino printing, etching, block printing, chalk and oil pastels, acrylic and watercolour painting, drawing with unusual materials. Basic Photoshop knowledge, Basic laser cut file making.
Awards & Qualifications
Best Metal Thread Embroidery sponsored by The Worshipful Company of Gold & Silver Wyre Drawers, 2020
Best Final Year Major Project sponsored by The Worshipful Company of Haberdashers 2020
Victoria Adams Bursary 2019
Janet Churm Bursary 2018
Royal School of Needlework, Hampton Court Palace, Surrey, 2017 - 2020
An approved centre for the UCA Awarding Body,BA (Hons) Hand Embroidery in Fashion, Interiors and Textile Art. Graduated with first class honours.
City & Guilds of London Art School, 2016 - 2017
An approved centre for the UAL Awarding Body, Level 4, Foundation Diploma in Art & Design.