Elizabeth Ashdown

One of only a few hand Passementerie artists working in the UK today, Elizabeth Ashdown MA RCA combines endangered craft skills with a contemporary aesthetic in order to create hand woven passementerie.

Working from her studio in London, Elizabeth creates work for a diverse range of clients. In 2023, Elizabeth was awarded the first Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust ADAM Architecture Scholarship for passementerie. In May 2024, Elizabeth’s book will be published by Schiffer.

Elizabeth is also teaching short courses at the West Dean London Bloomsbury campus. (Please see the link in the Short Courses toolbar on the website)

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