Textile Art - Jill Dian Izzard - Textile Artist

From abstract through to traditional - colourful and sometimes embellished textile art


Spirit of the Stitch

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June flowers

Posted by jilltextileart on June 30, 2016 at 11:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Lots of pink flowers in our gardne this month............ this is just one of them......

Frills and Frippery

Posted by jilltextileart on May 31, 2016 at 4:20 PM Comments comments (0)

I finished stitching this Frills sand Fribbery book a few weeks ago and thought I would share it with you all.

Oju Ona

Posted by jilltextileart on January 31, 2016 at 2:05 PM Comments comments (2)

I made these tiny needlecases from hand dyed cotton and wool fabric - inspiration from Africa Art.


fabric - paper - stitch

Posted by jilltextileart on January 20, 2016 at 6:25 PM Comments comments (0)

An A4 sized panel based on The Ballet - for Mandy....


New Year - exhibition

Posted by jilltextileart on December 31, 2015 at 9:35 PM Comments comments (0)


'Mysterious Woman' will be exhibited at The Barbican Library with other artworks during January ....

Norah Jones Trophy

Posted by jilltextileart on September 21, 2015 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (0)

I won this with my 'Bettys' Time for Tea panel..... and here is a tiny detail from it...

so many - sew many -

Posted by jilltextileart on July 14, 2015 at 3:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Behind the Curtain

Posted by jilltextileart on March 7, 2015 at 4:55 PM Comments comments (0)

I stitched this woven piece as a sample for a workshop I held at Hertfordshire branch of the Embroiderers Guild with all my friends - we all had a wonderful time and everyone went home with a piece of work to transform into a bag, pot or panel.... lovely day indeed.

Stitch - Moonlight Moments

Posted by jilltextileart on January 25, 2015 at 10:15 AM Comments comments (2)

 I enjoyed making this kantha stitched panel from oddments of fabric I found at home, from  our EG SalesTable and Charity shops! Heavily stitched yet a joy to make. Instructions on how to make this panel can be found in Stitch with the Embroiderers' Guild magazine

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