Hanny Newton: The amazing qualities of goldwork

Hanny is a hand embroidery artist specialising in contemporary goldwork. She teaches creative goldwork nationwide, including Embroiderers Guild groups, Ardington School of Crafts and most recently creating goldwork embroidery activities for the British Museum.

In this interview, Hanny describes her artistic journey, from being encouraged to stitch by her Grandma to discovering goldwork embroidery. We learn the potential this metal thread has to offer, how using it has helped Hanny cope with her personal anxieties, and why a phone call from the Britsh Museum has shaped her future endeavours.

Hanny Newton,

Nothing is permanent with embroidery