Julia Triston: Textile Artist Celebrating Marks & Memories In Old Clothing & Cloth SS015

Today on the Stitchery Stories textile art podcast, Julia Triston shares her life in fabric and thread. She chats with Susan Weeks about her enduring fascination with fashion and clothing, and the stories and memories from them that inspire her textile art.

Continue reading to discover the highlights of our chat and to see examples of Julia’s work.  

Susan chats with Julia about:

  • Fashion, garment construction, deconstruction and upcycling
  • Inspired by Japanese fashion designers, Gaudi, and the peeling paintwork on Frida Kahlo’s house
  • The importance of continual growth, learning and self- reflection
  • The simplicity and rhythm of running stitch
  • Theraputic machine embroidery and drawing with the needle
  • Memories in cloth – using upcycled and secondhand garments, uniforms, jeans, underwear
  • The wear and tear and marks from previous uses and owners of fabric
  • Her hour on the 4th plinth of Trafalgar Square
  • Knicker Bunting and Bra-ra Dresses…
  • Selfcare, headspace, and making the most of those “10 minutes” in a busy life
  • Enjoying membership and stimulation of the Textile Study Group
Julia Triston Textile Artist Stitchery Stories Textile Art Podcast Guest
Julia Triston Textile Artist Stitchery Stories Textile Art Podcast Guest

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