January 21, 2018

Chiara Reviews the Best Sewing Machines She Has Used

The advanced technology that has been applied to sewing machines has revolutionized the industry and these innovations have elevated both functionality and affordability. From beginners to professional dressmakers, nearly every brand offers a sewing machine for every section of the sewing community. Selecting the best sewing machines has been a daunting task and the various […]


What You Need to Know Before Working with a Textile Artist or Designer

What is a textile designer? Also referred to as surface design, textile design is a niche within graphic design covering all facets of print and pattern from specific types of fabrics for garments to interior design, and more. Textile designers have the ability and know-how to create artwork that can be purchased and used on […]



Chiara Schmid is a former champion equestrian from Switzerland who now lives in China and creates textile-based art. If you would like to commission a piece of art, please contact Chiara at chiara@swisshorsemanagement.ch.

Recent letter to the editor

“Hello Chiara, are you accepting applications for interns at this time, or do you know artists who are? Would love to join you, thank you!”