from life, with no preliminary drawings – just diving right in! Her website is http://www.harrietriddell.com/
"She had been round India with her machine (and has a book out) – wonderful vibrant portraits! "
Also, when Margaret was doing a portraiture course last year, she gathered some images of portraits done in textile - you can see the collection at http://margaret-cooter.
blogspot.co.uk/2014/01/faces- in-stitch.html, with a further selection at http://margaret-cooter.blogspot.co.uk/2014/02/more-stitched-faces.html . This is Emmy, by Laura Pierce -