Embroidery Magazine

Embroidery magazine July/August 2019Whether you are a keen embroiderer or simply love fabric and textiles, Embroidery magazine is filled with ideas and features to inspire you.

Each edition is packed with colourful features on contemporary and traditional textiles, and keeps you up to date with news of the latest shows and events taking place around the UK.

Our diary and what's on pages show you what's hot, while our features delve into the vibrant world of textiles, fashion and embroidery - covering everything from craft to catwalk and more!

Our mission is to bring you the best of embroidery and textiles, talking to makers and stitchers who share their passion for embellishing the surface with us – giving our readers a unique insight into all facets of this sumptuous craft. In our book section, you'll find the latest books on fashion, embroidery and textiles.


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July/August 2019 issue of Embroidery Magazine

In this issue......

Editor, Jo Hall, says:

Surveying the pages of this issue which are printed in miniature and displayed around the office, I'm struck by the ever-increasing divresity of practice that makes up contemporary textile work. From those at the beginning of their careers such as the Embroiderers' Guild Scholars Melanie Kay and Jessica Grady to pioneers like Michael Brennand-Wood whose career, although well-established, continues to break new ground.

Jo Hall


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Emily Tull

On the cover - Facing the Future

Emily Tull is obsessed with how to represent the face but hers is no ordinary portraiture. (page 28)

Melanie Kay's work

Moving on Up - Embroiderers' Guild Scholars

Melanie Kay and Jessica Grady reveal what their Embroiderers' Guild Scholarship award means to them (pages 18-21)

Jessica Grady
Michael Brennand-Wood

The Code Less Travelled

Michael Brennand-Wood is a true pioneer, internationally regarded as one of the most innovative artists working in textiles today. (page 40)

Jenny King Embroidery

Fashion Forward

Jenny King Embroidery is in demand by high-end clients in fashion, music and film (page 22)

Ruth Singer

Textile Traces

With a passion for both history and textiles Ruth Singer brings together narrative, research and stitch in her practice (page 34)

Ditchling Museum


Women's Work at Ditchling Museum of Art & Craft recrafts the story of inter-war femail entrepreneurship and creativity (page 46)


All the latest Books, Exhibitions, Previews and News from the world of contemporary and historical embroidery and textile design, artistry and embellishment.
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