Yumiko Reynolds’ Love and Light

  There are as many different forms of freemotion machine embroidery as there are artists who practice it … and in the hands of London textile artist Yumiko Reynolds, thread comes to life in a unique style filled with emotion and texture. Her “stitch drawings” emphasize light and shadow, depicting…

Parker Snowe’s Haunting Textile Art

She’s been quilting for 40 years, but textile artist Linda Parker of Parker Snowe Textile Arts is still full of surprises. Based out of Helena, Montana, she’s built an impressive portfolio of traditional quilts, and even published a book, Montana Star Quilts, that mixes instructions for sewing the classic morning…

Alison Holt – Machine Embroidery on the Runway

Machine embroidery artist Alison Holt has long been creating amazing work using freestyle machine embroidery. However, the project of hers I want to share with you today is not quite her normal work. Instead, it is an especially inspiring¬†collaboration between machine embroidery and fashion,¬†two sides of design that don’t often…