Julia Triston is a practicing textile artist/designer and lecturer in stitch, design, and surface decoration. She makes, exhibits, and sells her work widely, and is renowned for the quirky use of subject, color, and embellishment in her textile-art work.
Rachel Lombard is an award-winning textile artist and designer who owns her own business creating functional, tactile, and decorative artworks. She also runs a program of talks and workshops. Rachel has written for Stitch, Classic Stitches, and Flair magazines. She exhibits her work and is an active member of Fusion and InterfaceArts.