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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...

I Transform Leaves Into Art With Embroidery

I Transform Leaves Into Art With Embroidery

I use found botanical material such as leaves, seedpods and feathers to explore human connection to the natural world. By combining these organic objects with traditional craft techniques, I bind nature and the human touch. Cultivating a consciousness about respecting nature...

I use found botanical material such as leaves, seedpods and feathers to explore human connection to the natural world. By combining these organic objects with traditional craft techniques, I bind nature...

I Make Modern Embroidery Pieces That Show Animals In All Their Colors

I Make Modern Embroidery Pieces That Show Animals In All Their Colors

My main interests have always been illustration, nature and fabric art. These are the three ingredients which I use to create my work. Embroidery to me feels very therapeutic, once you have the image you want to stitch on the fabric, it...

My main interests have always been illustration, nature and fabric art. These are the three ingredients which I use to create my work. Embroidery to me feels very therapeutic, once you have...