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   Lesley Illingworth            

   Textile Artist, Designer Maker

   BA Hons. in Embroidery for Fashion,

   Interiors and Textile Art

Time for tea

Hand Embroidery

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Champion of Hand Embroidery and Textile Art

Lesley Illingworth

is a professional textile artist specializing in hand embroidery,        

                         crochet, knitting, felting and weaving.

                                        NEW PROJECTS

                                          On gaining the

DAiSY Surrey Disability Arts ReGrowth Bursary for Visual Arts 2020.             Lesley Illingworth has created a Pop Up Story Telling Installation - Artists and Disability Oppression: Up Close and Intensive.

                                Her Story Telling Coat is in

The Universal Discredit Show online Exhibition. March 2021.

Her work is included in the Eventbright advert for

The Dark is Bright: Film screening and future Shaping by The Grief Collaborative. April 2021

She has a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Hand Embroidery for Fashion, Interiors and Textile Art - from the Royal School of Needlework/University of the Creative Arts 2015.


Photo by Taz Kyprianou