UK Textile Artists

Ali Rhind Textiles

Textile artist working with rag rug and other techniques to make wall hangings, acoustic panels, and soft furnishings from recycled materials. Portfolio, process, profile, and courses.

Alison King, Textile Artist

Provides a profile and contacts, with galleries of her work combining needlework, painting and collage; also includes details of exhibitions, commissioning work, and contacts.

Bright Seed Textiles

Northumberland textile artist Jane Jackson shows her gallery of hooked wall hangings made from hand woven Harris Tweed.

Cynth Weyman

A textile artist working and living in Pembrokeshire; includes galleries of her work, details of exhibitions and collaborations, and contacts.

Diane Gilder, Textile Artist

Provides a profile, galleries of her work, a guide to her work for private and public commissions, listing of exhibitions, and her programme of workshops.

Dionne Swift

Contemporary textile artist who translates her vision of the world into cloth with printing, dying and stitching. Based in Yorkshire, she shares details of her workshops, exhibitions, and galleries of work.

Freebourne, Wendy

Textile artist working with yarn, recycled plastics and other materials displays galleries of work. Download patterns for sale.

Helen Cowans

An artist working in both textiles and fine art; includes galleries of her work, details of workshops and lectures, and an exhibition diary.

Hoxa Tapestry Gallery

Website of artist Leila Thomson whose handwoven tapestries are inspired by Orkney's landscape and scenery, folklore and heritage; includes galleries, sales of prints, and how to commission her work.

Jeanette Sendler

A textile artist working with a range of traditional techniques, including knitting, millinery, felt and others; includes a profile, galleries, and details of her residencies and collaborations.

Jill Dian Izzard

Textile artist working in mixed media and using a variety of techniques to create wall art-rugs and Kantha pieces.

Jo Deeley

Artist using weaving, plaiting, knotting and manipulation of fabrics and threads to create sculptural shapes and designs. Includes galleries of work and shows where her work is displayed.

Joan Baxter

Works in the medium of traditional woven tapestry medium inspired by the landscapes of the far North of Scotland; includes galleries, biography, how to commission work, and details of her workshops and courses.

Knitweave

A Cornwall-base textile artist also offers a range of courses and workshops; includes a profile, gallery of her work, and contacts.

Maggie Ayres

A mixed media and textile artist who uses a variety of materials, including hand painted silks, applied fibres, photographs, velvets, and found objects such as driftwood and sea-glass.

Sheila Mortlock

An artist specialising in stitched textiles; includes a biography, galleries of her work, details of workshops in Dundee College of Art and for the Embroiderers' Guild, and contacts.

Studio 21 Textile Artists

Group of professional textile artists who aim to develop and extend innovative techniques, and to push the boundaries of traditional expectations in textiles.

Whitworth, Isabella

Official site of a silk painter, teacher and researcher; includes a biography, with information about her techniques and exhibitions, galleries of her work, and contacts.

The Wool Clip

A co-operative of Cumbria-based crafts people producing a range of wool crafts and creative arts; includes details of their shop and products, with a history, news, and contacts.

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