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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 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...

99-Year-Old Lady Sews A Dress A Day For Children In Need

99-Year-Old Lady Sews A Dress A Day For Children In Need

Lillian Weber, a 99-year-old good samaritan from Iowa in the U.S., has spent the last few years sewing a dress a day for the Little Dresses For Africa charity, a Christian organization that distributes dresses to children in need in Africa...

Lillian Weber, a 99-year-old good samaritan from Iowa in the U.S., has spent the last few years sewing a dress a day for the Little Dresses For Africa charity, a Christian...

Embroidered Leaf Art By Hillary Fayle

Embroidered Leaf Art By Hillary Fayle

In an amazing study of masterful craftsmanship and delicacy, Hillary Fayle, a student of embroidery, has created a series of leaves that have been cut and embroidered with exquisite and delicate decorative patterns. She starts by coating each leaf in a...

In an amazing study of masterful craftsmanship and delicacy, Hillary Fayle, a student of embroidery, has created a series of leaves that have been cut and embroidered with exquisite and delicate...