CV

Education

MA Arts & Creative Technologies              Staffordshire University                 (2017 – 2020) (by negotiated study) in Embroidery

BA(Hons) Textile Surfaces First Class         Staffordshire University                (2014 – 2017)

Memberships

Embroiderers Guild

Awards

2020

Bradford Textile Society  – LAPA Charitable Trust Award – 1st Prize 

(An embroidered textile design for fashion/accessories for interior products, created using hand embroidery techniques)

Bradford Textile Society – The Clothworkers Company Award Section U1 – 1st Prize

(A material construction, for either fashion/accessories or interior products, produced by non-conventional processes and/or materials or by new technologies)

2017

Hand & Lock Prize for Embroidery Student Fashion 2nd Place

Bradford Textile Society – The Clothworkers Foundation Award – Commendation

( A material construction, for either fashion/accessories or interior products, produced by non-conventional processes and/or materials or by new technologies)

Madeira Student Sponsorship

Exhibitions

Qube Oswestry Creativity in Isolation (2020)

Hand & Lock The Bishopsgate Institute (2017)

New Designers     (2017)

Staffordshire University Graduate Show (2017)

Press

2020

Resin8 Meet the Resin8er – Week 1

Stitchery Stories Podcast Claire Edwards

2018 

Staffordshire University Press Release Hand & Lock

Mr X Stitch The Funk Files: Embroidery Frontiers – Meet Claire Edwards

Embellished Talk Interview

2017

Embroidery Magazine – Ones to Watch

Whitchurch Herald Mature student wins international embroidery prize