Jessica Hemmings

Textile Writer
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Cultural Threads

Cultural Threads: transnational textiles today (Bloomsbury: 2015) considers contemporary examples of artists and designers who work work at the intersection of multiple cultural influences and use textiles as their vehicle. […]

The Textile Reader

Editor (Berg: 2012) The Textile Reader is the first anthology to address textiles as a distinctive area of cultural practice and a developing field of scholarly research. Revealing the full […]

Warp & Weft

Author (Bloomsbury: 2012) Warp & Weft: Woven Textiles in Fashion, Art and Interiors¬†explores woven textiles thematically, through the work of contemporary artists and designers. Some make their art from unwoven […]

In the Loop

In the Loop: Knitting Now (Black Dog: 2010) challenges oversimplified definitions of contemporary knitting to reveal the diversity and popularity of knitting today. Invited contributors range from practitioners and educators, […]

Yvonne Vera: the voice of cloth

Yvonne Vera: The Voice of Cloth (kalliope paperbacks: 2008) explores the presence and purpose of cloth as metaphor, structure and object in the fiction of late Zimbabwean author Yvonne Vera. […]