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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...

Talented 18-Year-Old Girl Sews Stunning  Dresses That Look Straight Out Of A Disney Movie

Talented 18-Year-Old Girl Sews Stunning Dresses That Look Straight Out Of A Disney Movie

Angela Clayton is an eighteen-year-old costume designer from Long Island, New York. She first started sewing three years ago when she got interested in cosplay; now, Clayton attends events less often, and has evolved to focus more on original designs. Her...

Angela Clayton is an eighteen-year-old costume designer from Long Island, New York. She first started sewing three years ago when she got interested in cosplay; now, Clayton attends events less often,...

Naughty Cross Stitches By Grace Mckenzie

Naughty Cross Stitches By Grace Mckenzie

UK based crafter Grace McKenzie makes cross stitches that are modern, unique and sometimes a little naughty! Working from her small and messy little studio in the sunny North East of England Grace is on a mission to make cross-stitches that appeal...

UK based crafter Grace McKenzie makes cross stitches that are modern, unique and sometimes a little naughty! Working from her small and messy little studio in the sunny North East of England...

I Use A Sewing Machine To Capture Nature’s Fragile Beauty With Embroidery

I Use A Sewing Machine To Capture Nature’s Fragile Beauty With Embroidery

I hope to capture the power, beauty and fragility of nature in knotted embroidery threads. The work explores the sculptural possibilities of a unique embroidery technique that utilizes a domestic sewing machine and a base fabric that dissolves in water. By...

I hope to capture the power, beauty and fragility of nature in knotted embroidery threads. The work explores the sculptural possibilities of a unique embroidery technique that utilizes a domestic sewing...

Bullied Teen Designs Her Own Prom Dress To Fight Bullying And Becomes Prom Queen

Bullied Teen Designs Her Own Prom Dress To Fight Bullying And Becomes Prom Queen

18-year-old Kyemah McEntyre designed a prom dress is anything but typical. The New Jersey resident, inspired by her African heritage, had a local seamstress from Markell's Closet hand-sew the dress from McEntyre's sketch. She explained the motivation behind her dress on...

18-year-old Kyemah McEntyre designed a prom dress is anything but typical. The New Jersey resident, inspired by her African heritage, had a local seamstress from Markell's Closet hand-sew the dress from...

DIY Cookie Monster Fur Rug With Cookie Pillows

DIY Cookie Monster Fur Rug With Cookie Pillows

Michael Warren, a talented DIY project-maker (whose diy glow-in-the-dark table and baby flask we've shared with you) has created a set of instruction for a fun and cute DIY cookie monster fur rug complete with cookie pillows. The rug can be...

Michael Warren, a talented DIY project-maker (whose diy glow-in-the-dark table and baby flask we've shared with you) has created a set of instruction for a fun and cute DIY cookie monster...

Sew Wanderlust: Instead Of Taking Photos, This Designer Embroiders Her Travels On-Site

Sew Wanderlust: Instead Of Taking Photos, This Designer Embroiders Her Travels On-Site

Anywhere Teresa goes, she takes the time to make an embroidered souvenir, depicting the landscape or landmarks that she visited. As of now she has brought these little souvenirs from such places as Vietnam, Tokyo, Prague, Germany. On her website Teresa explains...

Anywhere Teresa goes, she takes the time to make an embroidered souvenir, depicting the landscape or landmarks that she visited. As of now she has brought these little souvenirs from such...

Artist Uses Home Sewing Machine To Capture Nature’s Most Delicate Forms With Embroidery

Artist Uses Home Sewing Machine To Capture Nature’s Most Delicate Forms With Embroidery

Embroidery art often seeks to mimic nature, but Australian visual artist Meredith Woolnough has a special technique we've never seen before. By using water-soluble fabric, her beautiful embroidery, which is inspired by nature's most graceful forms, gains a new dimension of...

Embroidery art often seeks to mimic nature, but Australian visual artist Meredith Woolnough has a special technique we've never seen before. By using water-soluble fabric, her beautiful embroidery, which is inspired...

Artist Creates Landscape Embroidery Art That Leaps Out Of Its Frames

Artist Creates Landscape Embroidery Art That Leaps Out Of Its Frames

The craft of embroidery is known for having remained largely unchanged since its ancient origins, but even this ancient handicraft has room for innovation. Peruvian embroiderer and artist Ana Teresa Barboza creates embroidered natural landscapes that spill out of of their...

The craft of embroidery is known for having remained largely unchanged since its ancient origins, but even this ancient handicraft has room for innovation. Peruvian embroiderer and artist Ana Teresa Barboza...