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A sunset on Lake Garda from our trip to Italy last A sunset on Lake Garda from our trip to Italy last summer. This will be at #longwickartshow next weekend. #lakegardaitaly #lakegardasunset #torridelbenaco #textileart #textileartist #rachelwrighttextiles #contemporaryembroidery #embroideredtextiles #machineembroidery

A sunset on Lake Garda from our trip to Italy last summer. This will be at #longwickartshow next weekend. #lakegardaitaly #lakegardasunset #torridelbenaco #textileart #textileartist #rachelwrighttextiles #contemporaryembroidery #embroideredtextiles #machineembroidery ...

Two of my favourites from last year. I loved worki Two of my favourites from last year. I loved working on both of them. Both places that are close to my heart. #textileart #contemporaryembroidery #textileartist #rachelwrighttextileart #highlight

Two of my favourites from last year. I loved working on both of them. Both places that are close to my heart. #textileart #contemporaryembroidery #textileartist #rachelwrighttextileart #highlight ...

My finished #seascape. This one will be heading to My finished #seascape. This one will be heading to #Longwickartshow in a couple of weeks time. #finallyfinished #contemporarytextileart #embroideredtextiles #machineembroidery #stitchedartisart #highlight

My finished #seascape. This one will be heading to #Longwickartshow in a couple of weeks time. #finallyfinished #contemporarytextileart #embroideredtextiles #machineembroidery #stitchedartisart #highlight ...

Snippets and glimpses from my new piece, a landsca Snippets and glimpses from my new piece, a landscape which will be going to #Longwick #artshow in a couple of weeks time. #contemporarytextileart #contemporaryart #textileart #embroideredtextiles #stitchedartisart

Snippets and glimpses from my new piece, a landscape which will be going to #Longwick #artshow in a couple of weeks time. #contemporarytextileart #contemporaryart #textileart #embroideredtextiles #stitchedartisart ...

Frustrated that I can’t really post about what I Frustrated that I can’t really post about what I’m working on right now so here’s a little flotilla of boats just for the fun of it! #boats #textileart #embroideredtextiles #machineembroidery #stitchedartisart #fabricandthread

Frustrated that I can’t really post about what I’m working on right now so here’s a little flotilla of boats just for the fun of it! #boats #textileart #embroideredtextiles #machineembroidery #stitchedartisart #fabricandthread ...

Detail of #threecliffsbay commission. #textilearti Detail of #threecliffsbay commission. #textileartist #embroideredtextileart #contemporaryembroidery #stitchedart #highlight

Detail of #threecliffsbay commission. #textileartist #embroideredtextileart #contemporaryembroidery #stitchedart #highlight ...

This was a pre-Christmas commission which I couldn This was a pre-Christmas commission which I couldn’t show. Delivered it just in time. It’s #threecliffsbay #gowerpeninsula  I love a good land/seascape so this was a great commission for me. #embroideredtextiles #contemporarytextileart #textileartist #stitchedartisart #machineembroidery #freemotion #landscapeart #paintingwithfabricandthread

This was a pre-Christmas commission which I couldn’t show. Delivered it just in time. It’s #threecliffsbay #gowerpeninsula I love a good land/seascape so this was a great commission for me. #embroideredtextiles #contemporarytextileart #textileartist #stitchedartisart #machineembroidery #freemotion #landscapeart #paintingwithfabricandthread ...

Before you all think I’ve dropped off the face o Before you all think I’ve dropped off the face of the earth ....I have been doing something. This is a private commission piece that I’ve been working on. It’s based on a village in Scotland. #stillhere #embroideredtextileart #textileartist #contemporarytextileart #seascape #highlight

Before you all think I’ve dropped off the face of the earth ....I have been doing something. This is a private commission piece that I’ve been working on. It’s based on a village in Scotland. #stillhere #embroideredtextileart #textileartist #contemporarytextileart #seascape #highlight ...

Finished my wintry piece after a lot of fiddling w Finished my wintry piece after a lot of fiddling with the proportions and messing my poor framer around! Ticking off my jobs before half term. #winterfreeze #bigfreeze #contemporarytextileart #contemporarytextileartist #textileart #embroiderdtextileart #threads #machineembroidery #madeirauk #berninauk #highlight

Finished my wintry piece after a lot of fiddling with the proportions and messing my poor framer around! Ticking off my jobs before half term. #winterfreeze #bigfreeze #contemporarytextileart #contemporarytextileartist #textileart #embroiderdtextileart #threads #machineembroidery #madeirauk #berninauk #highlight ...

This piece was a commission which is now with its This piece was a commission which is now with its new owner. It was a really special one to make because it was a very thoughtful gift for a much loved Mum and Wife who also happens to be my friend. Slowly managing to whittle down my commission list so if you’re on my list ....I’m getting there!! #bluebellwood #contemporarytextileart #textileartist #stitchedartisart #embroideredtextiles #embroideryart #commission

This piece was a commission which is now with its new owner. It was a really special one to make because it was a very thoughtful gift for a much loved Mum and Wife who also happens to be my friend. Slowly managing to whittle down my commission list so if you’re on my list ....I’m getting there!! #bluebellwood #contemporarytextileart #textileartist #stitchedartisart #embroideredtextiles #embroideryart #commission ...

Cutting,snipping, pinning, preparing......very ver Cutting,snipping, pinning, preparing......very very early process pictures! #canyoutellwhatitisyet #textileart #contemporaryembroidery #stitchstories #threads #pins #embroideredtextiles

Cutting,snipping, pinning, preparing......very very early process pictures! #canyoutellwhatitisyet #textileart #contemporaryembroidery #stitchstories #threads #pins #embroideredtextiles ...

This was a commission that I’ve been keeping und This was a commission that I’ve been keeping under wraps since February. Finally delivered it this week so I can show it now. Inspired by #auroraborealis and the #arctic #landscape #contemporarytextileart #embroideredtextiles #stitchedartisart #northernlights #reindeer

This was a commission that I’ve been keeping under wraps since February. Finally delivered it this week so I can show it now. Inspired by #auroraborealis and the #arctic #landscape #contemporarytextileart #embroideredtextiles #stitchedartisart #northernlights #reindeer ...

Finished! ✂️ It’s been a bit of a slow burne Finished! ✂️ It’s been a bit of a slow burner but I got there in the end. #seascape #coast #waves#shoreline #textileart #contemporaryembroidery #embroideredtextileart #stitchedartisart #machinembroideredtextiles #rachelwright #highlight

Finished! ✂️ It’s been a bit of a slow burner but I got there in the end. #seascape #coast #waves#shoreline #textileart #contemporaryembroidery #embroideredtextileart #stitchedartisart #machinembroideredtextiles #rachelwright #highlight ...

Throwing myself into work this week. This one is Throwing myself into work this week.  This one is taking me forever but it’s nearly there now. #seascape #coast #waves #shoreline #textileart #contemporaryembroidery #embroideredtextileart #stitchedartisart #machinembroideredtextiles #rachelwright

Throwing myself into work this week. This one is taking me forever but it’s nearly there now. #seascape #coast #waves #shoreline #textileart #contemporaryembroidery #embroideredtextileart #stitchedartisart #machinembroideredtextiles #rachelwright ...

Wave work today. #waves #tide #turningtides #wond Wave work today. #waves #tide #turningtides  #wonderfulwaves #rachelwright #textileart #contemporaryembroidery #threadart #embroideredtextileart #embroideryisart #stitchedartisart #highlight

Wave work today. #waves #tide #turningtides #wonderfulwaves #rachelwright #textileart #contemporaryembroidery #threadart #embroideredtextileart #embroideryisart #stitchedartisart #highlight ...

I’m really enjoying working on sea and sky again I’m really enjoying working on sea and sky again... this piece was the one I was working on last weekend at Claydon and will hopefully get close to finishing this Sunday afternoon @buckinghamshirecraftguild 12-4. #textileart #embroideredtextileart #embroideryisart #contemporaryembroidery #textileartist #craftguild

I’m really enjoying working on sea and sky again... this piece was the one I was working on last weekend at Claydon and will hopefully get close to finishing this Sunday afternoon @buckinghamshirecraftguild 12-4. #textileart #embroideredtextileart #embroideryisart #contemporaryembroidery #textileartist #craftguild ...

Such a lovely day @buckinghamshirecraftguild today Such a lovely day @buckinghamshirecraftguild today with lots of chatter and visitors. Day off tomorrow then back to @claydonestate on Saturday and Sunday for the final weekend of #artinstitch with @art_in_textiles @thecourtyardartstudio 11-5pm both days. #lastchancetosee #textileart #embroideredtextileart #contemporaryembroidery #fabricandstitch #highlight

Such a lovely day @buckinghamshirecraftguild today with lots of chatter and visitors. Day off tomorrow then back to @claydonestate on Saturday and Sunday for the final weekend of #artinstitch with @art_in_textiles @thecourtyardartstudio 11-5pm both days. #lastchancetosee #textileart #embroideredtextileart #contemporaryembroidery #fabricandstitch #highlight ...

These are some of the pieces that I will have avai These are some of the pieces that I will have available as limited edition giclee prints at the upcoming exhibition Art in Stitch with @art_in_textiles @thecourtyardartstudio at Claydon We will be exhibiting and demonstrating from Saturday 24th August through to Sunday 1st September 11-5 (closed Thursday and Friday) There are many other reasons to visit Claydon too including the house, gardens, tearoom, galleries, artist studios and shops. #textilesexhibition #artinstitch #artistdemonstration #embroideredtextileart #contemporaryembroidery #textileart #barbarashaw #rachelwright #studiovisits

These are some of the pieces that I will have available as limited edition giclee prints at the upcoming exhibition Art in Stitch with @art_in_textiles @thecourtyardartstudio at Claydon We will be exhibiting and demonstrating from Saturday 24th August through to Sunday 1st September 11-5 (closed Thursday and Friday) There are many other reasons to visit Claydon too including the house, gardens, tearoom, galleries, artist studios and shops. #textilesexhibition #artinstitch #artistdemonstration #embroideredtextileart #contemporaryembroidery #textileart #barbarashaw #rachelwright #studiovisits ...

An updated version of my #swallow collection. #swo An updated version of my #swallow collection. #swoopofswallows #contemporaryembroidery #textileart #embroideredtextileart

An updated version of my #swallow collection. #swoopofswallows #contemporaryembroidery #textileart #embroideredtextileart ...

Delivery of coasters arrived yesterday. Pleased wi Delivery of coasters arrived yesterday. Pleased with how they look. #coasters #coastersets #embroideredtextileart #contemporaryembroidery #textileart #machineembroidery

Delivery of coasters arrived yesterday. Pleased with how they look. #coasters #coastersets #embroideredtextileart #contemporaryembroidery #textileart #machineembroidery ...

And he’s off #flown #swoopingswallow #wings #sin And he’s off #flown #swoopingswallow #wings #singleswallow  #contemporaryembroidery #embroideredtextileart #textileart #skyswoop #machineembroidery #highlight

And he’s off #flown #swoopingswallow #wings #singleswallow #contemporaryembroidery #embroideredtextileart #textileart #skyswoop #machineembroidery #highlight ...

Working on this little fella today. #swoopingswall Working on this little fella today. #swoopingswallow #summerswallow #embroideredtextiles #contemporaryembroidery #machineembroidery #stitchedart

Working on this little fella today. #swoopingswallow #summerswallow #embroideredtextiles #contemporaryembroidery #machineembroidery #stitchedart ...

Happy #worldembroideryday everyone. An art form to Happy #worldembroideryday everyone. An art form to be celebrated indeed! Here are #9ofmine from this year so far.  #contemporaryembroidery #textileart #embroideredtextileart #fabricandthread #stitchedart #sewsociety #SEW #freemachineembroidery

Happy #worldembroideryday everyone. An art form to be celebrated indeed! Here are #9ofmine from this year so far. #contemporaryembroidery #textileart #embroideredtextileart #fabricandthread #stitchedart #sewsociety #SEW #freemachineembroidery ...

So... I decided I wasn’t happy and went back to So... I decided I wasn’t happy and went back to work on this one, extending the sky at the top for a better balance in the composition and extending the middle ground a bit too. I’m much happier with the result. Sometimes you have to go with your gut when you’re not sure you’ve nailed it first time around. #gowithyourgut #embroideredtextileart #textiledesign #contemporaryembroidery #landscapeart #stitchedlandscape #freemotionembroidery #embroideryartist #machineembroidery

So... I decided I wasn’t happy and went back to work on this one, extending the sky at the top for a better balance in the composition and extending the middle ground a bit too. I’m much happier with the result. Sometimes you have to go with your gut when you’re not sure you’ve nailed it first time around. #gowithyourgut #embroideredtextileart #textiledesign #contemporaryembroidery #landscapeart #stitchedlandscape #freemotionembroidery #embroideryartist #machineembroidery ...

Getting my head back into work mode today after a Getting my head back into work mode today after a very hectic June followed swiftly by a fantastic family holiday in Italy. Now back to reality and preparing for exciting things to come. More on that in the days and weeks ahead!  #summerdays #summerfields #textileart #textiledesign #embroideredtextileart #contemporaryembroidery

Getting my head back into work mode today after a very hectic June followed swiftly by a fantastic family holiday in Italy. Now back to reality and preparing for exciting things to come. More on that in the days and weeks ahead! #summerdays #summerfields #textileart #textiledesign #embroideredtextileart #contemporaryembroidery ...

Thanks to all the lovely people that said hello to Thanks to all the lovely people that said hello to me today while I was demonstrating at #buckinghamshirecraftguild stand at #handmadeinoxford at Waterperry. It was great fun and thankfully not too hot. #artistdemonstration #buckinghamshirecraftguild #buckscraftguild  #contemporaryembroidery #textileart #embroideredtextileart

Thanks to all the lovely people that said hello to me today while I was demonstrating at #buckinghamshirecraftguild stand at #handmadeinoxford at Waterperry. It was great fun and thankfully not too hot. #artistdemonstration #buckinghamshirecraftguild #buckscraftguild #contemporaryembroidery #textileart #embroideredtextileart ...

Really excited to be showing with @buckinghamshire Really excited to be showing with @buckinghamshirecraftguild at #handmadeinoxford  @waterperrygardens  Open Thurs-Sunday and I will be demonstrating 10am-2pm on Sunday. Should be a great event.

Really excited to be showing with @buckinghamshirecraftguild at #handmadeinoxford @waterperrygardens Open Thurs-Sunday and I will be demonstrating 10am-2pm on Sunday. Should be a great event. ...

It’s the final weekend of #bucksartweeks2019 an It’s the final weekend of #bucksartweeks2019  and I will be @buckinghamshirecraftguild on Saturday demonstrating 10-4 ...if it’s anything like last Saturday it’ll be a busy day .....& lots more of my work is on show @obsidianartgallery just next door but one to the guild. #contemporaryembroidery #textileart #machineembroidery #landscapeart #contemporarycrafts #buckinghamshirecraftguild #guildshop

It’s the final weekend of #bucksartweeks2019 and I will be @buckinghamshirecraftguild on Saturday demonstrating 10-4 ...if it’s anything like last Saturday it’ll be a busy day .....& lots more of my work is on show @obsidianartgallery just next door but one to the guild. #contemporaryembroidery #textileart #machineembroidery #landscapeart #contemporarycrafts #buckinghamshirecraftguild #guildshop ...