About the Author
Annie Sherburne is a talented textile artist with a passion for eco-friendly and fair-trade textile supplies, processes and techniques. She graduated from both Central St. Martins College of Art and Design (for fashion) and Goldsmiths, University of London (for Textiles). She was a founding member of the International Felt Makers Association, with work in the V&A and the Musee Des Modes in the Louvre in Paris. Annie also designed and made buttons, jewellery, fashion accessories and hats for Jean Muir for 18 years. For the last 10 years Annie has been incorporating environmentally friendly materials into her design work and has won prestigious awards, including the textile category of the Peugeot design awards. Her 'White Horse' rug reached the final of the Homes and Gardens Classic Design Awards at the V&A. Examples of her work may be found in the Whitworth art gallery textile collection, the British Crafts Council collection, The British Council jewellery collection, Lotus software HQ, HM Home Office, and many other public, commercial and private collections.