This new exhibition at the V&A examines the life and works of the Basque couturier, Cristobal Balenciaga and the influences he still has over current designers today. On display until February 2018, it is well worth a visit if you can make it into London. […]
Month: June 2017
The design I am working is for a Jacobean Crewel work embroidery kit that will be released soon. I have taken traditional motifs but given it a slight twist by using contemporary colours.
If you are interested in learning more about Crewel embroidery and the history of the technique, click here.
No style of embroidery is ever solely distinctive of one time in history or one century. Through evolution of design, there is always a correlation between styles that results in gradual changes of taste and a combination of influences. Designs are very rarely original, instead […]