Textile Artist

Lynne Oldham

I am a local textile artist/maker. I studied and gained a degree then an MA in textiles and embroidery. My work is varied and has many influences, and having lived… Read More »Lynne Oldham

Barbara Meynell

I am best known for my hand painted silk scarves with their batik designs inspired by natural forms, or patterns created by Shibori techniques. Small pieces of my dyed silks… Read More »Barbara Meynell

Fiona Hardman

I make carvings and outdoor sculptures using only recycled and reclaimed wood, giving second life to abandoned materials, often found on the beach or from a felled tree. Designs are… Read More »Fiona Hardman

Jane Gordon

Jane trained at the University of Plymouth, graduating with a BA(hons) in 3D furniture and product design in 1998.  Moving straight into costume and prop making, Jane has worked in… Read More »Jane Gordon

Julie Evans

Originally trained as a Graphic Designer, I then followed a different path which took me into teaching on the Wirral, where I still live. Happily, I’ve managed to balance a… Read More »Julie Evans

Lynda Roberts

Lynda studied Textile Design at the Glasgow School of Art before working in Canada followed by a teaching career in art here in Wirral. Inspired by travel, her rich, layered,… Read More »Lynda Roberts

Mo Chalk

Mo started to make quilts 35 years ago.  Over the years, she has made hundreds of different quilts, wall hangings and smaller quilted patchwork pieces.  Mo’s reason for quilting began… Read More »Mo Chalk

Rae Howard

The essence of my work is to draw what is going on around me; my intention is to capture the energy of a subject in a celebratory portrayal of life… Read More »Rae Howard

Susan Myers

I began painting and exhibiting my work in the 1980s, firstly in Art Space in Liverpool with some success, giving me the confidence to exhibit throughout the north-west and Wales.… Read More »Susan Myers

Angela Stringer

I work with natural colour in the form of dyes and locally sourced pigments applied to silk fabrics. These pieces are then embellished in ways that are reminiscent of patterns… Read More »Angela Stringer

Joanne Frankel

Joanne Frankel is a textile artist based in South Wirral, Cheshire. Originally from the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire and still a place she very much regards as home, Joanne… Read More »Joanne Frankel

Kat Croker

Over the past few months my work has become more sculptural allowing me to build fantasy creatures from scratch using clay to sculpt heads and wire and fabric to assemble… Read More »Kat Croker

Linda Mary Evans

I am a Wirral based contemporary painter and felt artist. Since graduating with a BA(Hons)Fine Art degree, I have concentrated mainly on exploring the slate mining area of North Wales.… Read More »Linda Mary Evans

Lorna Soar

I am a contemporary felt artist living and working on Wirral. I create vibrantly colourful felt pictures, hand crafted using traditional wet felting techniques combined with hand stitching. Felt-making is… Read More »Lorna Soar

Mary Bryning

After studying for Art A level in textiles as a mature student, I completed the City and Guilds course in creative textiles, but have only been producing my own work… Read More »Mary Bryning

Sue Barnes

Sue Barnes lives and works at Shore Cottage Studio on Thurstaston Beach. She studied Fashion and Textile Design at Liverpool John Moores University as a mature student, graduating in 2002.… Read More »Sue Barnes

Sue Boardman

I find significance, inspiration and joy in the everyday. In the summer of 2019 a blackbird made a nest in my tiny back garden.  This arrival prompted ideas about safe… Read More »Sue Boardman