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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Posted by Jill Izzard on April 3, 2014 at 2:35 PM Comments comments (1)

Today I visited the Boro Exhibition at Somerset House in London. A wonderful exhibition showing  rare Japanese indigo patched textiles which appear to transcend their origins - to become exquisite objects of abstract art.


V V Rouleaux - an amazing shop!

Posted by Jill Izzard on March 25, 2014 at 7:45 AM Comments comments (2)


Posted by Jill Izzard on March 13, 2014 at 3:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Today I met Wendy at The Spring Knitting and Stitching show...I just loved her wonderful coat - and thought I'd share it with you all...


Mr Kingfisher

Posted by Jill Izzard on February 2, 2014 at 11:30 AM Comments comments (0)

 so thrilled to spot Mr Kingfisher at Verulamium Lake this afternoon....he was sitting there posing - or maybe just basking in the sun. Such a beautiful day.

A Tome or Two

Posted by Jill Izzard on January 27, 2014 at 4:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Two huge books for my collection.....love my Kindle but oh how I love the beautiful silk cover of the Textile Book - it feels wonderful....just had to share this with you all....


Posted by Jill Izzard on December 30, 2013 at 11:50 AM Comments comments (0)

 I bought this cute little mouse, made by Peach, whilst at The Selvedge Fair in November. I gave it to my daughter, Suzanne, for Christmas. She loves it.

Birthday Shoes...

Posted by Jill Izzard on November 22, 2013 at 9:00 AM Comments comments (1)

Helen stitched these tiny Elf Slippers for me and brought them round this morning..such a lovely surprise...they are so beautiful....Thank you Helen....

A Surprise Pressy

Posted by Jill Izzard on November 7, 2013 at 5:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Such a lovely surprise from my friend Ann....

a delicate ceramic dish...and oh so stitchy...


Posted by Jill Izzard on November 6, 2013 at 5:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Time to remember........

This lovely photo was taken by my brother Roy whilst walking near Heartswood Forest at the weekend...particularly poignant....because his new heart valve is one year old today!