Q&A with Textile Artist Micah Clasper-Torch

Micah Clasper- Torch Rag Rug Jacket Sleeves and Front

In the midst of making my first ever Rag Rug Jacket, I stumbled across the punch needled work of Micah Clasper-Torch on Instagram. I was blown away by her beautiful, classic colour schemes and distinct style.  She immediately became a prime candidate for our textile artist Q&A on the blog. So, read on below to …

Q&A with Textile Artist Adeline Wang

Punch Needle Work in Progress Design Adeline Wang

I came across the incredible work of textile artist Adeline Wang a little while back. Her unique and colourful designs really caught my eye. Therefore I was particularly excited when she agreed to share more about her amazing textile work. I am looking forward to sharing what I found out with you and hope it …

Q&A with Textile and Fibre Artist Abigail Wheeler

Abigail Wheeler Close Up Rug Design Patterned Shapes

I had the recent pleasure of talking virtually to talented textile and fibre artist Abigail Wheeler. When I first saw her work I was intrigued by her striking use of colours and abstract designs. I was interested in finding out more about Abigail Wheeler, her work and her creative process. So here goes… Hi Abigail …

Q&A with Textile Artist Laura Kenney

textile art featuring a cat holding a sign that says 'stop sugar coating Maud's life' by Laura Kenney

I had the recent pleasure of talking virtually to textile artist Laura Kenney about her incredible art work and gaining an insight into the inspiration behind her unique rugs. I am intrigued by the incredible images that she encapsulates within her rugs and was keen to find out more about her creative process. So, here …

Q&A with textile and fibre artist Yvonne Iten Scott

Yvonne Iten Scott Bee Stool

I was recently very fortunate to have the opportunity to speak with textile artist Yvonne Iten Scott. Yvonne kindly shared with me her beautiful and varied hooked artworks as well as her passion for the industry and her future plans… Hi Yvonne Iten Scott! Would you mind telling us a little about yourself and your …

Q&A with textile artist Selby Hurst Inglefield

Textile art by Selby Hurst Inglefield of a naked woman riding a cat featuring a blue sky and gold star background

I was lucky enough recently to get the opportunity to talk to textile artist Selby Hurst Inglefield about her unique and original rugs. When I first saw her artwork I was fascinated by the distinctive imagery of her designs and was eager to find out more about her passion for the textile industry and where …

Q&A with Fibre Artist Trish Andersen

Trish Andersen Fibre Artist with Cream Tufted artwork wall hanging rug

I first stumbled across Trish Andersen’s show-stopping textile installations on Instagram and was completely mesmerised and awe struck by her rainbow stair runner. Gorgeous right! Either way, it was love at first sight and I just knew that I wanted Trish to feature on the Ragged Life Blog. We’re fellow colour lovers after all! Well, …

Q&A with Donna Mulholland

Donna Mulholland Hooked Artwork

I first came across Canadian artist, Donna Mulholland online and instantly fell in love with her bright and beautiful hooked wall art! Here is our Q&A and a selection of Donna’s beautiful and bright pieces… Hi Donna! Can you begin by telling us a little bit about yourself and your background?  “I believe that a …

Q&A with Allistair Covell

Allistair Covell Canvas to Carpet Exhibition

A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to bump into Allistair Covell while visiting his “Canvas to Carpet” exhibition at The Broadway Gallery in Letchworth. I nearly missed the exhibition entirely. Is it just me or are you far more likely to miss things on your doorstep than miles and miles away? Either way, …

Q&A with Textile Designer Judith Edmondson

Textile Designer Judith Edmondson and her rag jacket

As soon as I came across Judith Edmondson’s beautiful and unique rag rug jackets on Instagram, I knew I wanted to feature her and the rest of her amazing work on the blog. Our previous rag rugger and textile designer Q&As have all featured beautiful detailed rag rug work, but rag clothing is something I’ve …