Yay Stitch // Georgi Knox
Hi, I'm Georgi! Im a sewist interested in exploring and expanding my design, sewing and technical skills through the medium of textile and fibre arts. As a former fabric shop owner (passion project!) I love sourcing, collecting, and ultimately using high-end eco-friendly fabrics from around the world.
My love affair for sewing started when my friend's mum taught me to sew my first quilt when I was about 10 years old. Fast forward 25 years and I picked sewing back up again when I was going through a transition period in my life. At that time, sewing provided me a creative outlet and was hugely important for my overall mental health and sense of wellbeing. My sewing practice continues to play an important role in my life and I love how this practice is expanding into new territories for technical and creative skill growth.
More recently I have started to explore quilting alongside my love of garment sewing, and am particularly taken with the creative freedom producing a quilt gives the maker.
I have a Bachelor's Degree in Technology and have been a Software Engineer for some of the world biggest tech companies for over 15 years. My current fascination is the generative art space and how I can use my coding skills to create unique algorithms which produce one of a kind quilt designs.
Want to get in touch? I'd love to hear from you, please shoot me an email at info[at]yaystitch.com.