Elizabeth Saunders is an artist, designer and textiles tutor based in Hedge End who holds a MA in education from University of Southampton and BA (Hons) in Textiles , Fashion & Fibre (Textile Art) from Winchester School of Art.
Throughout her life, even as a small child, Elizabeth loved the tactile feel of textiles and learned stitching, sewing, knit and crochet skills, creating dolls, clothes and blankets. Following a 32 year nursing career Elizabeth focuses on her textiles now and also enjoys sharing her skills with other people. She has exhibited her work nationally and also in Ireland, Belgium and Switzerland with the Quilters Guild.
Elizabeth was selected to take part in Eastleigh Enliven Project 2012 and was highly commended for her collection of dresses, hats and bags that she created by up cycling second hand materials.