The Funk Files: Meet Ali Rauf

Every year, Hand & Lock organizes a competition for the prestigious Prize for Embroidery to promote the use of hand embroidery and to discover emerging embroidery talent. The 2017 brief invited entrants to ‘celebrate, let go, to let loose and indulge in childlike freedom, to celebrate history, global culture, sense…

Book Review: Hand and Lock Issue Three

What is it about?  Who is it aimed at? This is one of three publications which Hand and Lock have released.  This issue is a special anniversary edition, thus a collectable piece to own, giving it a “one off” appeal.  Because love the art of embroidery and it’s links with fashion,…