Tina Crawford, aka Tina Tobyboo, uses the sewing machine as her main artistic medium. Her powerful and fantastical images reveal the potentiality of the supposedly humble technique when placed in the hands of an insightful and informed artist. It gives an idea of the possibilities that the sewing machine can have. Tina uses a wide range of materials, from the more traditional textiles to paper or even food packaging. Her free embroidery illustrations also the designing pieces have attracted clients such as Shakespeare’s Globe, Kew Gardens and the Museum of London.