Textile Art

Recycling Furniture

Recycling Furniture | Textile Art

As a textile artist my work is created from recycled materials. I source from the usual places – car boot sales, charity shops, flea markets, freecycle, donations from family and friends. Household furniture can be a great source of inspiration, both old and new. Here are some tips to encourage you to recycle fabrics covering furniture before heading to the skip.

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Oliver Bliss

Oliver Bliss | Machine Embroidery

Oliver Bliss is a Worcester-based embroidery artist whose recent “SoftLad” series of large-scale machine stitched tapestries explores the difference between social media images and the reality of modern manhood. Learn more about him in this Manbroidery interview on Mr X Stitch!

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What is batik - development framed portrait idea

What is Batik?

In this Living for Dyeing column, writer Ailish Henderson explains what is Batik, history, how it can be used and teaches us the basic steps so that readers can have a go themselves.

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