DragonThreads Banner

Lorna Moffat portrait

About Lorna Moffat


Lorna Moffat is an internationally renowned award wining textile artist, author and lecturer who has been at the forefront of contemporary and innovative machine embroidery.

After graduating from the Glasgow School of Art in Scotland, her work has been exhibited worldwide in prestigious galleries, craft exhibitions, museums and stores such as Bergdorf's, Barneys, Takashimaya, Nordstrom, etc.

Lorna has also been commissioned for several large embroidered installations for multinational corporate headquarters and healthcare institutions. In addition, she has been instrumental in advancing creative embroidery techniques through her inspirational workshops and lectures together with teaching in schools and colleges around the globe.

Having developed her own unique style in the manipulation, deconstruction and reconstruction of fabrics, Lorna's has now taken inspiration from the intricate and ornate craft work of indigenous people in remote corners of the world. Her extensive worldwide travel has also included living within communities in remote mountainous regions of Turkey and in the jungles of Borneo.

Lorna is currently embarking on her next adventure with her husband and two children and is moving from her native Scotland to South Africa.