Helen Riddle is an artist and feltmaker working from her studio at The Art House, Wakefield. Combining wet- and needle-felting techniques with free motion embroidery and hand stitch, Helen produces a range of items, both functional and decorative, from pots, brooches and greetings cards to larger artworks and three-toed sloths! Helen is a qualified teacher and was awarded the 2014 City and Guilds Medal for Excellence for Constructed Textiles in 2014. She exhibits and sells her work widely; within Yorkshire, further afield and online. Helen’s exhibition of textile sculpture, “The Doffer and the Fancy, Re-Imagining the machine” is showing at Leeds Industrial Museum until the end of 2019.