Joan has worked as a cross stitch designer for many years progressing from working for kitting companies such as design works and magazines to having her own distribution company from where her designs fly to many parts of the world. Her love of nature and sense of fun shines though in her designs and she has a wide fanbase
Jo combines a love of textile, cross stitch and embroidery to produce hand dyed and printed fabrics for both her designs and individual pieces to compliment colours and textures.
The only limit with our fabricsis your imagination
began her working life apprenticed to an antique dealer whose speciality was seventeenth century English embroidery. It was under this lady’s expert tuition that she learned to restore and care for these treasured textiles. Many years later as a well-known embroidery designer, her inspiration still comes from these more traditional designs.