Free Machine Embroidery
Nikki Parmenter is a mixed media artist specialising in textiles and free machine embroidery. She gained a First Class honours degree and an MA in Fine Art from Manchester Polytechnic. Her work subsequently developed through a series of different techniques and media and continues to evolve, being currently focused on plastics and recycling.
She is also fascinated by mythology, legends, symbolism, other cultures and the natural world.
Having taught art for thirty years she is now developing a career which includes giving talks, demonstrations and workshops to groups of students, teachers and other groups and societies. She is a member of Prism Textiles, Cheshire Artists' Network, Glossop Embroiderers' Guild and the Wirral Society of Artists.
Nikki has written a number of articles for various publications including Stitch Magazine, Maggie Grey's Workshop on the Web and Australian publication Textile Fiber Forum. She has also exhibited her work widely.
More of Nikki's work can be seen on her Facebook page, Nikki Parmenter Artworks, or on her web page