Maker

Rebeckah Kemi Apara

Rebeckah Kemi Apara is a textiles designer that specialises in hand embroidery and embellishments. She studied Fashion Textiles at The London College of Fashion and graduated in 2007. 

Her work is eclectic, vibrant and takes inspiration from all walks of life; from lipstick shades to tropical flowers. Rebeckah enjoys creating patterns and turning them into decorative embroideries.

In 2015 she started her own business Embellished Talk and runs workshops teaching people the basics of hand embroidery. She enjoys running her workshops in fun and exciting surroundings, WAH Nails, Second Home, Ace Hotel, London Fashion Week Festival, Palm Vaults and Anthropologie. Rebeckah enjoys sharing her love of embroidery with people.

As well as teaching she interviews different makers and designers about their work and publishes them on her website to inspire
others.
 

Photo credit: 
Kingsley Koranteng