We’ve some fantastic columns on Mr X Stitch and we wanted to celebrate the authors who share their love of needlecraft with you. As we prepare to launch Curationism, we’ve got an interview with curator and artist, Ellen Schinderman – enjoy!
Name: Ellen Schinderman aka Schinders aka Schindermania aka Left Eye
Specialism: Hand embroidery and large scale cross stitch
Favourite Colour: Purple
Favourite Film(s): Auntie Mame/Philadelphia Story/The Muppet Movie/Murder by Death
Favourite Band: The Beastie Boys
Favourite Book: Fire and Hemlock by Diana Wynne Jones/The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin/Pop Co- Scarlett Thomas
Tell us a joke: What do ghosts like to drink when they party? Booooooze, and spirits.
A little piece of wisdom if you please: Choose joy.
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