The Funk Files

Jen Funk Weber interviews embroidery artists and pioneers in The Funk Files: Embroidery Frontiers – exclusive to Mr X Stitch!

Detail of Hand & Lock Prize for Embroidery work by Paloma Alarcon
The Funk Files: Embroidery Frontiers – Meet Paloma Alarcon

Every year, Hand & Lock organizes a competition for the prestigious Prize for Embroidery to…

Story behind embroidery, Eat Your Heart Out Tours
The Funk Files: Meet Shila Desai and Eat Your Heart Out Tours

This month, we’ll explore a different kind of embroidery frontier as we talk with Shila…

Self portrait, by Charis Esther, Hand & Lock Prize for Embroidery, 3rd Place, Textile Art, Open category
The Funk Files: Meet Charis Kibble

Every year, Hand & Lock organizes a competition for the prestigious Prize for Embroidery to…

Bee sculpture detail, by Hannah Mansfield
The Funk Files: Meet Hannah Mansfield

Every year, Hand & Lock organizes a competition for the prestigious Prize for Embroidery to…

3rd Prize Shonaegh Cochlan (1), Hand & Lock Prize for Embroidery 2017
The Funk Files: Embroidery Frontiers – Meet Shonaegh Stewart

Every year, Hand & Lock organizes a competition for the prestigious Prize for Embroidery to…