Bespoke Velvet Cushions by Lou Gardiner exhibited at TENT, The Truman Brewery, London 2013.
The 'Liberty Lighthouse of Love' A recent commission which will be on display in the Liberty Window and then in store from Friday 8th May 2015.
I'm really thrilled that my silk scarves have recently been featured on Tatler's IT LIST. 2015
My pop-up shop at Hoopers in Wilmslow will be in the first two weeks of June 2015 as part of Wilmslow Art Trail. I'll be showcasing a limited collection of silk scarves as well velvet pillows and poufs.
Last year 2014 I completed an exciting ad campaign for Kettlechips including the TV advert 'Kettle Craft Party'. Please see the commissions section of my website.
In May 2012 was selected to exhibit a large installation of my embroidered work at COLLECTThe Saatchi Gallery. COLLECT is the premier annual fair in Europe for international contemporary craft of museum quality curated by the Crafts Council. Please see the short film on the commissions page 'You Blow me Away.'
IN 2012 I won the Gold in the Textiles category and 'Maker of the year 2012.' Thanks to all that voted!
I am always working on an eclectic mix of commissions and have just completed a large embroidered artwork for The Royal Oldham Children's Hospital. Please see the commissions section of my website.
In November 2010 I was featured on 'Kirstie's Homemade Home' teaching Kirstie Allsopp a Master Class on how to draw with a sewing machine. Kirstie exclaimed that Machine embroidery was the 'crack cocaine of craft!'.