The Funk Files: Embroidery Frontiers – Meet Tatiana Kononova

  Name: Tatiana Kononova Location: Moscow, Russia Website: Mrs. Chaplin’s Shop Past What was your first exposure to embroidery, and what did you think of it? I think I was about 7 years old when my mother bought me a small embroidery kit – that was a red plastic hoop…

The Funk Files: Embroidery Frontiers – Meet Amee K. Sweet-McNamara

A Google search for “soutache” led me to Amee K. Sweet-McNamara. Amee’s style and color sense hooked me. Amee herself keeps me returning and inspires me to explore some new techniques. Grab a cuppa, and let’s sit down and chat with Amee.   Name: Amee K. Sweet-McNamara Business name: Amee…

The Funk Files: Embroidery Frontiers – Meet Anastasia Brown

  Every year, Hand & Lock organizes a competition for the prestigious Prize for Embroidery to promote the use of hand embroidery in fashion and to discover emerging embroidery talent. The 2015 brief was about the individual design identities of Countries. On Thursday, the 5th of November, London’s Bishopsgate Institute…