I am a 'Textile Taxidermist' who's artwork is about preserving the craftsmanship of embroidery as much as it is about the animal imagery.
John Lewis Birmingham and John Lewis Liverpool have launched a new 'Concept boutique' called Loved and Found. Their mascot is the crafty magpie and i was commissioned to create 30 Magpies to celebrate the launch of the two flagship stores. They are made using embroidered white Lace from Roger Watson laces, Nottingham and perched on pewter cast feet.
The works are permanent and not for sale at John Lewis but please contact me to enquire about commissioning a pair for your home.