Bespoke Velvet Cushions by Lou
Gardiner exhibited at TENT, The Truman Brewery,
I have launched a collection of SILK Crepe de Chine
SCARVES available to buy on this website.
I have just completed an exciting ad campaign for
Kettlechips. Please see the commissions section of my
I was selected to exhibit a large installation of my work
Saatchi Gallery, May 2012.
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.'
Thanks to everyone who voted in The Craft and Design Magazine
Awards. I won the Gold in the Textiles category
and the overall prize 'Maker of the year 2012.'
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
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!'. Kirsty and I will be getting together
again to launch a Kettlechips Craft Competition in March
I am looking for distributors for my SILK SCARF COLLECTION.
PLease email me with any enquiries.
I have recently finished a 6 month stint as column writer for SEW
magazine which was a great discipline but very time consuming. A