Drawing with stitch - surface pattern design with decorative embroidery - line, pattern repetition // Junko Oki

I would describe my practice as well planned spontaneity. I always start with a considered palette and story allowing me to design freely and play with mark making, texture and composition. When faced with a design brief, I don’t look for the new; I look back, and guide myself with the inspiration that I’m constantly collecting through everyday life. A very visual person, I will snap until my camera roll is overloaded with images of lines, patterns, colour, composition form...

Cassie Byrnes, Textile + Surface Designer

Chiara Grifantini | Hand Painted Textiles | Studio Tour (houseandgarden.co.uk)

A textile artist you need to know about

Discover Chiara Grifantini amazingly detailed textiles from wall hangings to cushions on HOUSE - design, food and travel by House & Garden.

Esther Fitzgerald Rare Textiles

A womans appliqued raffia skirt Date:mid 20 cent. purchased in Booshong Kuba people, Congo Measurements: 520 cm's x - Esther Fitzgerald Rare Textiles

Louise Bourgeois fabric book

I love these Louise Bourgeois fabric panels, (actually "pages") I saw at MOMA today at the not so newish exhibition Mind and Matter: Altern.