Contemporary Embroidery

Featured image, corset lacing, Suzanne Treacy
The Funk Files – Revisit Suzanne Treacy

Two years ago, we met Suzanne Treacy, second-place winner in the 2016 Hand & Lock…

Painting With Thread by Helen Adams

If you live in the part of the hemisphere where the nights are drawing in,…

Featured Image - Detail of embroidered 3-D plants by Jessie Dickinson - Image Credit, Jutta Klee
The Funk Files – Meet Jessie Dickinson

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

Pink Parka detail, by Fabienne Gassmann
The Funk Files – Meet Fabienne Gassmann

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

Book Review – Sublime Stitching – Embroidered Effects by Jenny Hart

    Introduction This review of Sublime Stitching – Embroidered Effects by Jenny Hart, was…