About

Liss Cooke is a highly creative textile designer based in Nottingham, who specialises in embroidery, embellishment and contemporary textile jewellery design. Liss graduated in 2016 with a First Class Honours degree in BA Textile Design from Birmingham City university. After completing her degree and exhibiting at the renowned graduate show case, New Designers, an exciting placement opportunity in an established swatch studio, brought Liss to Nottingham. Liss instantly fell in love with the city and has made it her home, finding her feet in the cities thriving creative community. Liss is currently studying an MA in textile design innovation at Nottingham Trent University, alongside creating freelance designs, commissions and continuing to build her textile jewellery brand. Her business is focused on creating highly distinctive embroidered jewellery pieces, using a mixture of contemporary digital machine embroidery and traditional hand embroidery, beading and appliqué techniques. Liss is proud to be sponsored by Wilcom International, and uses Wilcom Embroidery studio E4 software to create her exciting and innovative work.