UK Textile Artists

Alice Kettle

Contemporary textile/fibre artist based in the UK.

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.

Anne Griffiths

Textile artist and tutor, specialises in working with transparent materials, embellished with machine stitch and paint, sometimes combined with heavier materials, such as acrylic or metal to create durable pieces. https://www.facebook.com/pocketmouse

Anne Honeyman

Displays the work of textile artist and embroidery designer Anne Honeyman. Her work includes wall art, vessels, jewelery, bags and clocks.

Anne Kelly Textiles

Anne collects recycled fabric, paper and ephemera using collage, stitch, photographic and print processes to create a range of work, framed and free hanging.

Art Textiles

Gallery of contemporary embroideries, story mats andcollagraph textile printsby Jenny Langley.

Art Through Textiles

Group of artists from Yorkshire and Derbyshire with a strong professional interest in promoting and developing textiles as an art form.

Bright Seed Textiles

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

Callishibori

Showcases for the work of Jane Callender, a textile artist specialising in indigo shibori, particularly stitched shibori techniques.

Carol Coleman

A gallery of embroidery and textile art, designed and made by Carol Coleman.

Carol Naylor

Textile artist Carol Naylor makes embroidery textile wall hangings and framed works for interiors. CarolNaylor2 https://www.linkedin.com/pub/carol-naylor/1a/246/377

Cas Holmes

Works between the disciplines of painting, drawing and textiles. Salvaged materials are torn, cut and re-assembled to create mixed media pieces.

Christine Rollitt

Showcases Christine's stitched textiles, paintings and prints.

Corinne Young

Textile artist from Yorkshire, specialises in 3D machine embroidered pictures, with hand stitched embellishments. https://www.facebook.com/corinneyoungtextiles stitched_garden

Crafts on the Web

Jill Amanda Kennedy is a textile artist, embroiderer and teacher with a passion for design and making.

Creative Textiles

Dianne Standen uses feltmaking, ragwork and textile techniques to transform recycled and sustainable materials and fabrics into innovative designs in jewellery, sculpture, bags, scarves, clothing and wall hangings.

Cynth Weyman

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

Deepa Panchamia

British-Indian textile artist specialising in one-off, handmade architectural and sculptural textiles for site-specific commissions, interior spaces and exhibitions.

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.

Effie Galletly

Shows images of her work online, highlighting those pieces inspired by the landscapes and structures of the Western Islands and Western Highlands of Scotland. https://www.facebook.com/effiegalletly

Elaine Carlton Textile Artist

Textile artist who creates with fabrics and threads, and teaches art through the medium of textiles. EC20000

Fiona Robertson - Textile Artist

Visual artist working through the medium of textiles, building each piece from hand dyed silk, cotton scrim and other fibres and surfaces are machine stitched and then hand stitched to add detail.

Gwen Hedley

Works within the field of stitched textiles, making, teaching and writing.

Handweaving by Riitta Sinkkonen Davies

Handwoven pictures, table linens, rugs, throws and scarves in wool and linen.

H-anne-Made

Anne Brooke, an artist working with textiles and stitched collage, based in Brighouse, West Yorkshire.

Heartfelt by Liz

Textile artist, specialist in hand made wool felt. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Heartfelt-by-Liz/130132020442934 HeartfeltbyLiz

Heather Collins Textile Artist

An award-winning contemporary textile artist inspired by the seascapes and landscapes of her home on the Sussex coast.

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.

Helen Howes Textiles

Makes artwork in textiles and mixed media, teaches and lectures, and make books and patterns and works to commission.

Helen M. Stevens

Examples of her original artwork, books, downloadable tutorials, cards and postcards. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Helen-M-Stevens-True-Embroideries/131419710206889

HilaryB

Hilary Beattie, an artist who works mainly in fabric and collage.

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. https://www.facebook.com/HoxaTapestryGallery HoxaTapestry

Ineke Berlyn

International prize winning textile artist, who combines her love for colour, fabric and travelling to create an ever changing collection of work and sketchbooks.

Iona Mackenzie Laycock

Contemporary textile/fibre artist working with wool fibres and hand painted fabrics.

Isabella Whitworth

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.

Jane Jackson

Textile artist based in rural Northumberland producing unique, brightly coloured wall hangings made from a range of Harris Tweeds and hand dyed Welsh wools, primarily using a technique called hooking.

Janet Phillips

Hand weaver, fabric designer and tutor based in Somerset.

Jeanette Appleton

Textile artist exhibiting and lecturing in the UK and abroad. Specialising in the felting technique and transformation of materials by hand or industrial processes.

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.

Jenni Cadman - Textile Artist

Established textile artist and tutor who exploresthe painted and drawn mark through her stitched textiles.

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.

Jo Gallant Studio Textiles

Makes cushions, scarves and one-off pieces out of cloth ranging from cotton velvet to fine translucent silks: hand-dyed, pieced and machine-embroidered. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jo-Gallant-studio-textiles/160161220759836 JoGallant1

Jo Lovelock

Contemporary textile artist and designer. https://www.facebook.com/jolovelocktextiles

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.

Julia Laing

An artist and craft maker from Scotland; designs and makes a range of handmade textile accessories, art and gifts, using recycled and vintage fabrics.

Julieanne Long - Textile Artist

Cambridgeshire artist, uses a variety of techniques ranging from knitting, needlelace, tapestry weaving and basketry and materials are usually recycled or found items.

Karen Nicol

An embroidery and mixed media textile artist working in gallery, fashion and interiors with a London based design and production studio.

Karina Thompson

Information about Karina’s work with digitally programmed stitch, the community based arts projects that she has led and the slashed textile work she produces.

Kerry Mosley: Textile Artist and Designer Maker

Textile artist and designer maker working with wire, beads and thread and uses hand knitting and machine embroidery to create large wall hangings and smaller framed pieces which can be either abstract or figurative.

Knitweave

A Cornwall-base textile artist also offers a range of courses and workshops; includes a profile, gallery of her work, and contacts. https://www.facebook.com/KnitWeave

Laura Edgar

An artist/designer working in the mediums of textiles and mixed media. https://www.facebook.com/LauraEdgarArtist

Laura Thomas

Textile artist and designer specialising in producing textile artworks for the contemporary interior.

Laura's Loom

Artisan weaver based in Sedbergh, designs and weaves scarves and throws, fabrics for cushions and other interior accessories, and sells a range of British wool yarns spun from locally sourced fleece. https://www.facebook.com/LaurasLoom LaurasLoom https://plus.google.com/106312264027978497001

Linda Marie Young

Creates a range of intricate, lace-like boxes can be used for interior decoration, indulgent giftsor repositories for keepsakes and memories.

Linda Miller Embroideries

Makes one-off, framed and unframed machine embroideries. https://www.facebook.com/linda.millerembroideries

Linda Westerman

Incorporates a variety of techniques including machine embroidery, traditional embroidery, and 3D structures. The work is carried out using wood, strings, wire and weaving techniques.

Lindsay Taylor

Works predominantly in three dimensions, weaving and winding hand-dyed natural fabrics into organic forms.

Lindsey Tyson

Felt maker, weaver, artist and textile designer with a specialism in jacquard weaving.

Lynn Setterington

An internationally recognised artist working in the textiles arena.

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. https://www.facebook.com/maggieayresart

Maggie Grey

Textile artist living in the south of England. She practises all forms of stitch and paper craft.

Mandy Munroe

Specialises in contemporary wall pieces, creating one-off pieces for exhibition and to commission. Interior pieces are typically made from hand dyed cotton presented over canvas. Banners are stitched from weatherproof rip-stop nylon.

Margaret Talbot

Teaches textile art to adults, giving talks and workshops to Embroiderer's Guilds and exhibiting groups. Specialises in machine embroidery on soluble fabric, producing a textured and embossed surface which can then be used for hand stitchery, applique or fabric manipulation.

Marietta Alker

Fibre artist who runs workshops and courses in various aspects of felt, knit, stitch and up-cycled clothing.

Mary-Clare Buckle

Gallery of abstract textile art by textile artist and feltmaker Mary-Clare Buckle.

Material Space

Four contemporary textile artists, who came together to continue developing their work and ideas through discussion, mutual support and exhibitions.

Michael O’Connell

Michael O’Connell, 1898 – 1976, was a British textile artist who worked in Australia in the 1920s and 30s and in Britain from the 1940s until his death.

Michala Gyetvai

An award winning, widely exhibited artist who works from studies in pastel and then ‘paints with fibres’ on old dyed blankets. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Michala-Gyetvai-Kaylacoo/133372320850 Kaylacoo

Moira West Fibre Artist

Constructs and designs sculptural forms and fibre vessels producing striking contemporary textile art. https://www.facebook.com/moira.west.3 artistmoirawest https://www.linkedin.com/pub/moira-west/20/931/999

Munni Srivastava

Produces richly textured, vibrant wall hangings by combining fabric manipulation with embroidery and quilting.

Naseem Darbey

Artist and visual story teller, Naseem Darbey explores the relationship between drawing and textiles, and through direct observation creates unique “hollow drawings” and 3D installations using a sewing machine as her drawing implement. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Naseem-Darbey/1473788122901634 NaseemDarbey

Penny Leaver Green

Makes sewn pictures from fabric and thread.

Philippa Laughton

Textile artist working mainly with a wide range of tweed.

Rachel Reynolds

Creates an innovative collection of hand painted, screen printed and digitally printed textiles for the domestic and commercial interior. rachreynolds

Reveal

Group of six experienced contemporary mixed media textile artists.

Ruth O'Leary

Specialises in producing hand-embroidered pieces, from large, bold panels to small, detailed pictures, though she also produces free machine embroidered panels and vessels.

Ruth Robinson

Works on small scale rag rug wall-hangings in a variety of recycled fabrics, supplemented by tapestry wools for fine details and metallic threads and other materials for special effects.

Sarah Ames Creative Threads

Works with new and recycled fabrics, and uses a combination of techniques including applique and free-machine embroidery to create contemporary textile pieces in decorative and functional forms.

Scottish Textile Art

Portfolio of Carol Arnott which are composed of different textiles and are hand embroidered.

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.

Shellie Holden

Professional artist and maker specialising in the production of constructed, stitched, collaged and cut paper ‘textiles’.

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.

Sue Stone

Textile artist who works mainly in hand embroidery, machine stitch and mixed media. https://www.facebook.com/suestone.womanwithafish womanwithafish

Sue Walton

Textile art inspired by natural forms, architectural carvings and flora. Constructed using diverse materials such as hand made felt, manipulated fabrics, glass, wire and beads and incorporating both hand and machine stitch.

Textile Art by Naomi Renouf

Uses a variety of materials and techniques to create unique hangings and textile pictures.

Textile Artist - Ann Christy

Uses a wide range of materials and techniques to create a range of different items.

Tors Duce

Textile artist designing and making contemporary and chic jewellery and accessories. https://www.facebook.com/TorsDuce torsduce

Triptych

Three women artists that work mostly in fabric and thread.

Wai-Yuk Kennedy Textile Art

Creates textile jewellery and textile art with a focus on intricate surface textures and colour interplay, producing pieces that transform fabric into sculptural forms.

Wendy Freebourne

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

Yael David-Cohen

A painter and printmaker working with textile and fibre;creates mixed media fine art, etchings and limited edition artist's books.

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