Art, design, craft, culture.

Embroidery – Jul/Aug 2022 Vol 75 – Out Now

Our featured artists in Jul/Aug are:
  • Priscilla Edwards - Mixed media sculptural textiles
  • David Morrish - Digital embroidery from the self-styled ‘disruptive designer'
  • Victoria Baumgartner - Folk art embroidery in aid of Ukraine. Get involved
  • Holly Searle, The Subversive Stitcher - Slogan-led protest artwork
  • Jenny King Embroidery Studio - The rush to make Sam King’s galactic jumpsuit for Eurovision 2022
  • Sue Rangeley - Exquisite machine-made lace on items inspired by Vita Sackville-West
  • Jamie Holman - A royal commission to mark the Queen’s platinum jubilee
  • Dr Susan Kay-Williams - A chat with the chief executive of the Royal School of Needlework as it celebrates 150 years
  • Deborah Campbell - A Scottish artist focusing on the coast and its dwindling sea bird numbers
  • Firouz FarmanFarmaian - Getting to know the shyrdak rugs produced by the women of Kyrgyzstan for the Venice Biennale
  • Susan Doherty - Are Susan’s artworks like voodoo dolls, deep and meaningful or fun? It’s your decision
  • Material Matters - The Bacton Altar Cloth, made from what is thought to be Elizabeth I’s only dress still in existence
  • Amanda Stinton - Winner of the Visitors’ Choice Prize at the Fashion and Embroidery Show 2022, Amanda captures hearts and minds

We are proud to be the magazine of choice for people with an interest in creative, innovative stitched work and textiles including students, textile artists, gallery owners and curators.

  • Our mission

    Our mission is to bring you the best of embroidery and textiles, talking to makers and artists who share their passion for embellishing the surface with us – giving our readers a unique insight into all facets of this sumptuous craft

  • Our history

    Embroidery magazine is published six times a year and first rolled off the press in 1932 – making it one of the longest standing textile magazines published today. The Embroiderers’ Guild has digitised the complete archive of its publication Embroidery magazine as well as The Embroideress. Dating back to 1922, containing over 450 issues the new archive is available for institutional and individual subscriptions and is seamlessly available across web, iOS and Android devices.

  • Regular features

    Each issue of Embroidery magazine features in-depth artist profiles, artist’s essays, reviews of the latest textile books and exhibitions, news & listings of fashion and textile exhibitions in the UK and abroad, along with inspirational images

  • Subscribing to Embroidery magazine

    Embroidery magazine is available on subscription for both print and digital and we deliver worldwide


Feel Inspired


Amanda Cobbett began life as a designer but is now wowing a whole new audience with her hyperreal take on the natural world, in particular her machine embroidered 3D sculptures of fungi. This feature was written by Deena Beverley and published in the November/December 2019 issue

Read more

Ann Goddard was announced as winner of the inaugural Vlieseline Fine Art Textiles Award in 2019 and was interviewed by Jo Hall for the January/February 2020 issue.

read more
Rozanne Hawksley found her métier whilst teaching at Goldsmiths in the 1970s. She developed a singular art practice that reflected upon the subjects of war, loss and the abuse of power. June Hill spoke to Hawksley as part of Embroidery’s ‘pioneer’ series, which examined the careers of leading embroiderers of the late 20th century.