Textiles, illustration and prints by Ruth Blackford

This website contains a sample of Ruth’s work that reflects her diverse range of approaches for a variety of projects.

Portfolio

Originally trained in textiles, I have worked extensively as a print and embroidery designer for fashion. More recently I've enjoyed working across the fields of illustration, printmaking and textile art.

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KINGSTON CHARACTERS EXHIBITION is nearly here

I’ve had a productive but fun-filled year creating stitched portraits for commissions and for the forthcoming Kingston Characters exhibition at The Rose Theatre in Kingston.  The exhibition consists of around 40 portraits of some of Kingston’s colourful... read more