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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STITCHED PORTRAITS

I’ve been using textile techniques to create a set of portraits of friends and local characters.  They range in size, from A2 (42 x 59cm) to A1 (59 x 84cm) and use applique, free machining and hand embroidery. read more