It started with a stitch

Fine Art Embroidery - "The sewing machine makes me come alive; the fluidity, the speed, the risk it's an incredible instrument that I found by chance to keep me sane and is now an extention of my hands."

"Crawford is a ground-breaking artist" - The Croydon Citizen, 2016

'An Unnatural History', solo show RISE Gallery Croydon - March 2016

Ludlow House, Soho House NY - 2016

Platform for Emerging Arts #11 Leyden Gallery Spitalfields, London - July 2016

London Design Festival - Dyslexic Design, Granary Sq -September 2016

Tina can be hired for live 'thread drawing' at events.

 

Exit Via The Gift Shop, Designing for the museum shop:

"Tina is a real treat to work with bursting with ideas, enthusiam and talent. She took our brief and went to huge lengths to design exactly what we needed while putting her own unique stamp on the finished piece" - Museum of London

"Working with Tina was a breath of fresh air. She came up with creative, quirky ideas that  fitted the  Globe perfectly. Her products are beautifully made, beautifully presented and price perfect!"  - Meghan Cole, Shakespeare's Globe

Designing for the museum and heritage sector is an indulgence and privillage, I love that my artwork becomes a memory of a special experience. Fine bone china tea sets, engraved glass ware and leather accessories all products are made in the UK. If you are intestered in Tina designing for your shop please look a the Bespoke tab on the menu or contact here.

Clients include:

John Lewis

House of Fraser: Mary Portas 

Hever Castle

Museum of London

St Paul's Cathedral

Kew Gardens

Shakespeare's Globe

English Heritage: Down House, Home of Charles Darwin

Avoncroft Museum

St Martin in the Fields

Oxford University: Christ Church & Magdalen College

Sir John Soane Museum

and as for  the name - 'Thread Drawn by Tobyboo' it was named after Tinas son Toby - both born in 2007

 

©Thread Drawn by Tobyboo ©Tina Crawford all copyright, design rights and intellectual property rights existing remain the property of Tina Crawford t/a Thread Drawn by Tobyboo . Any infringement of these rights will be vigorously pursued.