Tag: Fiber & Needlearts

Meet Textile Artist Carol Martin

Beautiful Felted Textiles Carol Martin is a talented textile artist living in Manchester (United Kingdom). Visit her blog for wonderful tutorials on making beautiful felted handbags, cushions, simple coasters, and more! And, she is currently offering several Christmas felting kits in her Etsy Shop! Carol also works in schools providing workshops in felt making. More […]

New Pottery, Jewelry, and Textile Art In The Gallery

New Featured Artists & Handcrafters I am pleased to present to you the latest artists and handcrafters featured in the Cotton Ridge Create! gallery.  Please click on the links below to visit their portfolio pages on this site to find out more about them and their work! And if you would like your portfolio featured […]

The Art of Embroidery

Guest author Amy White shares the fascinating history of the art of embroidery. Many art forms which were once enormously popular in previous generations have lost their appeal in today’s world and are now something that is discussed in art history classes and on guided tours through museums. Fortunately, embroidery has managed to escape such […]

Crocheting For Beginners

The following article on how to crochet is from guest author Julia who is a fellow craft enthusiast. Julia works with Woman’s Weekly Magazine which often publishes articles and tutorials for craft projects. Crochet has rapidly increased in popularity in the last few years, and for good reason – it’s simple, relaxing and endlessly entertaining. You […]