Who? Kaffe Fassett
Why? For four decades this artist has reigned supreme over the world of textiles, creating the most sought-after quilts, mosaics and knits.
Where can I see more? kaffefassett.com
Who? Emily Peacock
Why? Emily revolutionised the world of needlepoint with her colourful, contemporary tapestry kits; it’s never been quite the same (or as quaint and crusty) since
Where can I see more? emilypeacock.com
Who? Rachael Matthews
Why? You can hold Rachael responsible for the modern craft craze; it all started when her knitting group, Cast Off, hit the headlines for knitting in pubs back in 2003. She now runs the Prick Your Finger knitting shop.
Where can I see more? PrickYourFinger.com
Who? Amy Butler
Why? Every haberdashery I’ve been in to in the last five years has stocked this designer’s fabric. No wonder she’s so in-demand; the patterns and colours she uses are simply stunning
Where can I see more? amybutlerdesign.com
Who? Dawn Bibby
Why? The former QVC presenter is probably the craft world’s biggest celebrities. Her scrapbooking and paper craft designs have garnered her a legion of dedicated followers who lap up her TV shows, blogposts, products and much more.
Where can I see more? Dawn Bibby Crafting