Hanny Newton is a hand embroidery artist. She trained at the Royal School of Needlework and Falmouth University (2014). She teaches contemporary goldwork internationally, including at the British Museum, Kings College London, The National Festival of Making, the Australian Design Centre, Sydney, and the Geelong Fibre Forum, Australia.
Describe your approach to teaching.
My approach is contemporary and creative – I love to discover new approaches to traditional techniques, and push my boundaries as a stitcher and artist.
What inspires your own work?
I am inspired by the materials of goldwork – traditional and experimental. What are the boundaries of goldwork? What can be a metal thread?