Gail Bird is an
innovator, author, lecturer, designer and teacher. She is well known, both
nationally and internationally. Gail has specialized the art of Igolochkoy™
(Russian miniature punch needle embroidery) for over 35 years.
She is the
manufacturer of these authentic tools and her expertise and collection are
Her devotion to excellence and education is renowned and
Gail has been published in many magazines and mentioned in related books.
She works closely with her husband, Richard, (pictured on the cover of the
instruction booklet in costume). Her two daughters and one son, have all been
involved with the business at some time or another. Her granddaughters, Lily
and Molly, will no doubt be swept up in Gail's passion for this art form.