Michala Gyetvai, textile artist

I first came across Michala’s work at the Knitting and Stitching Show in Edinburgh in 2016, where she had an exhibition entitled ‘Enchanted Landscapes’. Michala’s work is unusual and most striking. She works from pastel sketches of the landscape and then re-works them in fibres and threads onto a wool blanket base.  These are large-scale pieces, as can be seen in the picture above. This … Continue reading Michala Gyetvai, textile artist

Textile Artist Alison Corfield

I fell into conversation with Alison Corfield whilst visiting Kirkcudbright last month (click here to see my post about the visit).  My attention was caught by this beautiful piece of work in her home: It is a machine-embroidered piece set around a large tubular clear glass vase which is placed in a window, so the light coming in illuminates it. There are echoes between the … Continue reading Textile Artist Alison Corfield