20th May 2016

Oekaki Renaissance Brings Smiles To Milano Salone 2016!

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_single_image image=”3558″ img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full”][vc_column_text] This April saw the return of the design festival Milano Salone, with spectacular displays of design and innovation – so of course we had to be there! AISIN*  has exhibited every year since 2014, and this year’s theme of ‘The Fun of Monozukuri’ was perfect for us! It …

18th February 2016

Interview: Anne Griffiths, textile artist

Anne Griffiths is a textile artist with a wealth of knowledge regarding machine embroidery. We were lucky enough to have Anne speak at our Oekaki Renaissance launch party about her inspiration, her art and most of all, what she thought of the new Oekaki Renaissance machine. We had a chance …

18th February 2016

Artist Profile: Mandy Pattullo

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”1869″ img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text] Oekaki World is all about celebrating the clever and creative of the sewing world – we’re always looking for others who love beautiful sewing as much as we do. Our Artist Profiles show off the best and brightest of British textiles artists, from all …

18th February 2016

History of Embroidery: Two Worlds

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Embroidery has long been a skill used to enhance and decorate fashion, homes and more. But England once led the way in the world of fashion with its unique embroidery style, skill and precision. A skill that has gone on to be adopted by many countries and made …

29th June 2015

OEKAKI RENAISSANCE RECEIVES RED DOT AWARD

Oekaki Renaissance wins RedDot award for Design Have you heard the good news? On the 29th June, the Red Dot Award Gala brought the global design scene together in Essen. Hundreds celebrated the best and most beautiful from a year of design. We are so pleased to announce that the Oekaki …

16th June 2015

Behind A Project: Anne Griffiths’ Embroidery Hoop Art

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”1983″ img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text] To show the process behind some of our favourite projects,  we’ll be looking behind the scenes at how they come to life, from sketch to stitches. Here, we’re watching an embroidery hoop art piece by Anne Griffiths evolve. At Oekaki World, we love that …

10th April 2015

Guest Tutorial: Floral Handbag By Debbie Shore

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] We’ve loved the beautiful blooms of our spring free motion florals movement, but we’re not slowing down yet! We’ve got some great freehand flower tips in our first guest tutorial from the fantastic Debbie Shore. This cute, simple handbag is for a perfect afternoon sew along session! [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column …

30th October 2014

Artist Profile: Karen Hall

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”1623″ img_link_target=”_self”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Oekaki World is all about celebrating the clever and creative of the sewing world – we’re always looking for others who love beautiful sewing as much as we do. After all that hard work, want to share our finds with you! The Artist Profiles …