Fay Maxwell – BA Hons
Embroidered Textile Artist
Fay has been working in embroidered textiles for more than 20 years. Her inspirational lectures and workshops have gained her a devoted following both in the UK and worldwide.
Her passion lies in taking traditional stitches and techniques, reworking them to create exciting new effects. Using a multiplicity of different threads and fabrics Fay brings a fresh approach to the beautiful art of embroidery.
Fay draws her inspiration from sources ranging from ancient Byzantine art to minimalist Japanese gardens taking in the everyday objects of modern life in between.
Using her extensive knowledge of historic design-sources and techniques, she produces highly original and decorative embroideries that sit easily in the modern home or wardrobe.