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I Make Tiny Embroidered Book Necklaces

I Make Tiny Embroidered Book Necklaces

Melanie Yong has been sewing for more than 15 years. She is the creator & designer behind her label Her Sweet Embrace. Her love for miniature things, books, and embroidery became the inspiration for creating these one-of-kind necklaces.

Melanie Yong has been sewing for more than 15 years. She is the creator & designer behind her label Her Sweet Embrace. Her love for miniature things, books, and embroidery became...

I Made Unique Dresses With Interesting Embroidered Details

I Made Unique Dresses With Interesting Embroidered Details

Inspired by sea and world underneath it, I get an idea of making something unique and experimental in form of embroidery that could be wearable. So I started exploring materials and colors, and decided to use just one color with it's...

Inspired by sea and world underneath it, I get an idea of making something unique and experimental in form of embroidery that could be wearable. So I started exploring materials and...

I Made This Bird Out Of Bits Of Fabric And Thread :)

I Made This Bird Out Of Bits Of Fabric And Thread :)

As a maker of small birds, like robins and hummingbirds, I've wanted to make a bird of prey, a raptor for a long time. I finally settled on an Osprey. I didn't want him to be just sitting on a branch or...

As a maker of small birds, like robins and hummingbirds, I've wanted to make a bird of prey, a raptor for a long time. I finally settled on an Osprey. I didn't...

20 Artists Who Took Embroidery To The Next Level

20 Artists Who Took Embroidery To The Next Level

The origins of embroidery can be traced back to the Warring States period in China (500-300BC) and to Sweden's Migration period (300-700AD), and some would argue that it hasn't changed much over the centuries:

The origins of embroidery can be traced back to the Warring States period in China (500-300BC) and to Sweden's Migration period (300-700AD), and some would argue that it hasn't changed much...

I Transform Pets Into Hand-Embroidered Portraits

I Transform Pets Into Hand-Embroidered Portraits

What originally began as a curious part-time hobby has now turned into my absolute favourite thing to do every day. Two years ago whilst in my second year at university, I embroidered my first ever hoop. Ever since then I have...

What originally began as a curious part-time hobby has now turned into my absolute favourite thing to do every day. Two years ago whilst in my second year at university, I...

We Spent Up To 100 Hours Embroidering Paint On Clothing

We Spent Up To 100 Hours Embroidering Paint On Clothing

"Artist At Home" is a story about the creative process of an artist which has been told through the language of textile. Fabrics used in the collection are cashmere, organic Indian hemp & cotton, 80's denim jeans and vintage towels sourced...

"Artist At Home" is a story about the creative process of an artist which has been told through the language of textile. Fabrics used in the collection are cashmere, organic Indian...

It Was Hard Going But Worth It In The End!

It Was Hard Going But Worth It In The End!

I always love getting a commission but some are more challenging than others. I was asked to make a Guinea Fowl and instantly thought 'oh no, they are so funny looking!' It has taken me three weeks of a few...

I always love getting a commission but some are more challenging than others. I was asked to make a Guinea Fowl and instantly thought 'oh no, they are so funny...

Sew Far, Sew Good: I Embroider On Old Tennis Rackets

Sew Far, Sew Good: I Embroider On Old Tennis Rackets

I always stumble over my words when I answer the typical "so what do you do?" question. I’m a designer by training. I’m passionate about film photography, and I work as a VJ (which means I do visuals for music shows,...

I always stumble over my words when I answer the typical "so what do you do?" question. I’m a designer by training. I’m passionate about film photography, and I work as...

Insanely Intricate Hand-embroidered Candy Bars… With A Darker Twist

Insanely Intricate Hand-embroidered Candy Bars… With A Darker Twist

A darkly humorous, meticulously hand-embroidered take on the emotional impact of my eating disorder. I wanted to confront and share my obsession in an approachable, if unusual way, Whilst appearing to the casual observer as intricate, highly accurately embroidered renditions of...

A darkly humorous, meticulously hand-embroidered take on the emotional impact of my eating disorder. I wanted to confront and share my obsession in an approachable, if unusual way, Whilst appearing to...