Member Spotlight: Jacky Puzey
UKFT member Jacky Puzey Embroidery offers bespoke digital embroidery services and sampling/small scale production for those working in interiors and fashion, including designers, artists, fashion/textile students and private clients.
Jacky works in close collaboration with her clients on all aspects of the design process, from research and development, to sampling and final production, to develop her clients’ bespoke embroideries. She can also offer studio visits by appointment and creative digital embroidery training to those wishing to gain a more in-depth understanding of the process of creating digital embroidery for their collections or interiors products.
Her work is exhibited regularly at Decorex and London Craft Week. Jacky’s unique embroideries combine the latest digital technology with a contemporary hand crafted approach. Her studio is known for innovative and highly detailed embroidery work, but they also love to help their clients realise an embroidery that is unique to their collection or design ideas.
Jacky’s studio works with a highly skilled team of upholsterers, printers, hand embroiderers, pattern cutters and digital technologists. A small selection of her work for her clients, ranging from fashion designers to bridal to artists’ commissions and e-textiles, can be seen in the images, testimonials and captions on the Bespoke page of her website. For most of her clients she works as requested through an NDA, so that they can be assured that their design and embroidery will not be seen until they launch their collection.
Having originally trained in fine art, working in installation, photography and later costume and pattern-cutting in 2012 Jacky launched her embroidery business, specialising in creative commissions and projects for interiors, fashion and bespoke tailoring.
She completed her PhD in in Fashion, Textiles and Visual Culture in 2014 at Bath Spa University, and in 2015 won the Hand and Lock Prize for Embroidery. In 2016, Jacky was selected to be part of the Crafts Council UK’s National Hothouse scheme for designer-makers and exhibited at New Designers One Year On in the same year.
Since then she has gone on to regularly showcase her bespoke luxury interior furnishings and wallpapers at Decorex and London Craft Week. Her textile art pieces have been shown at various exhibitions including World of Threads, Toronto; Excellence in Fibres, USA; Nexus: Meetings at the Edge, Scotland, Ruthin Centre for Contemporary Craft and Material: Textiles at Messums Wiltshire 2019.
Her work can be found in private collections and houses across the world including, notably, a private collection in Texas where a statement Parakeet Cocktail Chair sits alongside works by Yves Klein and other artists.
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