Thank you Sarah for this tip off on textile artist Karen Richards...
Karen Richards is an awarding winning Australian textile artist.
Situated at the end of the Great Ocean Rd, Karen produces embroidery in a
range of styles from her lavish narrative pieces noted for their dark
humor to her more recent fine lace sculptures and banners. Karen is an
RMIT Textile Design (Weave) graduate, a member of Hurrah! and teaches in
the Studio Textile program at South West TAFE.
In 2009 Karen won the PFAFF International Embroidery as Art Excellence
Award for her piece Ruined Forest as well as the Australian Cotton Expo
Machine Embroidery award for her piece Minhamite.