Nejiribana - spiralling flower designs


Welcome to Nejiribana-spiralling flower designs - the on-line atelier of embroidery artist Jane Smith.

New blog post - 9th December - Butterfly Cords, progress


Here you will be able to follow the progress of new works on my blog, view galleries of previous work and generally find out what I'm up to.

Gallery update - new photos added to Grapes & Leaves - 19th June 2016

July 7th 2016 - Dates for day classes in 2016 (September date has changed), October 2016 and April 2017 have been updated, also new dates for Alton in November 2016 have been added see the Events page.


All my work is 100% hand embroidered onto fine kimono silk using 100% silk thread using traditional Japanese embroidery techniques.

Original embroideries and limited edition prints are available, please contact me for details.

If you have any questions at all please get in touch.


The hands are the exit of the spirit - Master Iwao Saito

Thread is a creature. It is breathing. Therefore, it is possible to make something by talking to threads - Master  Kikuaki Ueda