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Becs Ford

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Embroidered Taxidermy- Swallowtail Butterfly

A spoon full of honey! Commission Piece

Embroidered Taxidermy - Tortoiseshell Butterfly - commission piece

How would you describe the work you do and why?: 

I create modern, realistic 3 dimensional embroidery, by hand and using the sewing machine inspired by the love of the countryside and nature local to my home.

For you what does being an artist mean?: 

The ability to create a beautiful, everlasting piece of nature which you can have in your home, which I have enjoyed designing and creating.

Describe what you call yourself/your practice?: 

Embroidery and Textile Artist

Your practice & activities include e.g workshops, teaching: 

Designing and creating own artworks.
Patterns
Future workshops and kits.

CV & Education, relevant & leading to your artistic practice: 

Evening classes in a variety of textile based crafts and mixed media but no formal education background in textiles or embroidery.

Exhibitions in the last 3 years: 

This will be my second time exhibiting my work through h.Art Week

Your gallery outlets/stockists: 

Currently find me on Instagram and Facebook under textile.artist.in.the.shire.

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