The Funk Files: Meet Ami Waring

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 – Fashion Embroidery by Jessica Pile

  Fashion Embroidery: Techniques and Inspiration for Haute Couture Clothing Embroidery by Jessica Pile Introduction With its luxurious hardback cover, gold lettering and gold inside cover, this book promises to be something special.  Published by textile book specialist Batsford (an imprint of Pavilion Books) and written by Jessica Pile, a…