Anita van den Broek is a machine embroidery artist who is based at The Sorting Office, Eastleigh’s creative hub for artists and designer-makers.
Her passion is free machine embroidery which she uses to create various patterned fabrics to produce framed pieces, bags, notebook covers and other items. She has completed a City and Guilds course in embroidery at Eastleigh College which taught her new techniques and developed her skills. Anita also paints and screen prints on to fabrics which she then machine stitches to create interesting visuals and textures.
Anita is currently looking to expand her creative textiles business by attending local art and crafts markets and by developing an online shop.