2013-2016 Birmingham City University
Ba (Hons) Textile Design (embroidery) 2.1
2011-2013 Joseph Wright College, Derby
A-levels: Textiles A, Maths B, French D.
2006-2011 Belper School:
9 GCSE’s: 2A*’s, 7A’s. (A’s in Maths, Science and English)
DESIGN AWARDS + ACCOLADES
Mac Craft Fellowship 2018
18-30 Scholar 2017/18 – Embroiderer’s Guild
An “Emerge” member of Design Factory 2016
Sponsored Graduate – Wilcom Embroidery Studio
Graduate 2016/2017 – Embroiderer’s Guild
Graduate of the Year 2016 – Textile Study Group.
Lustre- November 2018
Wirksworth Festival- 2017/2018
The Handmade Fair- May 2018
Contemporary Textile Fair- March 2018
Handmade Edinburgh - October 2017
Knitting and Stitching Shows - Oct- Nov 2016/2017/2018
Top Drawer - September 2017
New Designers One Year On – June 2017
Belper Arts Trail – December and May 2017
British Craft Trade Fair – April 2017
Rising Stars, New Ashgate Gallery – March-April 2017
Menier Gallery, London- December 2016
Gifted Craft Market, NCCD - December 2016
Makers & Friends London, Edinburgh Nov - Dec 16
Mission Gallery, Graduate Showcase - Aug 2016
New Designers Part One July 2016
Raffia - Clitheroe, Lancashire
Robert Thompson’s Museum - Kilburn, Yorkshire
National Centre of Craft and Design - Sleaford, Lincolnshire
Paper Tiger - Edinburgh
15 Collingwood - Northampton
Mosaic - Whitstable, Kent
Fringe 108 - North London
Smithsonia - Birmingham
The Enchanted Emporium- Wigan
Studio Vault- Settle
CREATIVE WORK AND EXPERIENCE
Workshop Courses in Lincolnshire Libraries.
A total of 54 digital embroidery workshops over Lincolnshire teaching ages ranging from 10-76.
Space Age Wear - Digital embroiderer. January 2017 – Present.
Digitize the fashion label's own designs
Create original designs for them when requested.
Produce a range of embroideries on a range of products, and returned items very
The Robert Smyth Academy, February 2017
Visiting Artist - Led a workshops for A-level students
Craftspace In:Site Festival - Sep 2016
Created a public participatory art installation for Birmingham.
Bruna Malucelli - Embroidery Translator Aug 16
Lustre of Midday - March 2016 – January 2017- Freelance Embroidery Designer.
Sainsbury’s Children’s wear – Graphic designer (placement) July 2015
Acorn Swatch Studio – Embroidery designer (placement) March 2015
Designed 6 intricately embroidered swatches that have been sold in industry.
D&P Windows - Stained Glass Designer Maker – July 2011 – 2016
Created designs with Coral Draw, to the customers specification, and coloured glass with hand mixed pigments.
NON-CREATIVE EMPLOYMENT AND EXPERIENCE.
Olive Restaurant – Waitress June 2016 –May 2017
In control of multiple tables with a complex menu, while keeping friendly and efficient.
Au pair - June - August 2014.
Exercised a constant positive mind.
Creatively entertained the children daily
Communicated with parents/children to achieve daily goals set.
Trumpet Tutor - April 2011 – May 2012
Advised on playing/practising techniques.
Improved the student’s understanding of music theory
Volunteering in Africa as a part of my World Challenge experience 2012
Completed a week of manual labour
Raised £5000 for this trip and project through various fundraising events
Brownie Leader at 1st Belper Brownies 2008- Present
Create and carry out activities and crafts.
Ensure all girls are kept safe at all times.