Alison Holt, a UK contemporary textile artist with a Fine Art Embroidery BA Hons degree from Goldsmiths College, London, specialising in freehand machine embroidery.

Using a basic Bernina sewing machine and just 2 stitches, straight stitch and zig-zag I make embroidered pictures of landscapes, seascapes, flowers and garden scenes, influenced by the Shropshire-Wales border near Oswestry where I live and by my travels.