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Sew Wanderlust: Instead Of Taking Photos, This Designer Embroiders Her Travels On-Site
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Needle and Thread, Travel7 years ago

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

Most of us bring a camera to our travels, capturing the images of anything that interests us while annoying the local residents. Designer Teresa Lim decided she did not want to look like an average tourist, so she thought of a very unique way on how to preserve the memories from her trips.

Anywhere Teresa goes, she takes the time to make an embroidered souvenir, depicting the beautiful landscapes or famous landmarks that she visited. As of now, she has brought these little embroidery souvenirs from such places as Vietnam, Tokyo, Prague, Germany.

On her website, Teresa explains how and why the cool art project began: “I started the project late 2014 after I realized that with today’s state of the art technology, taking pictures becomes so easy. I wanted something more from my travels, to be able to take back a part of those historical sites with me. When I’m done with a piece, I actually feel like I KNOW that place, and that gives me a huge sense of satisfaction that I think just taking a photo wouldn’t give.”

If you liked Lim’s “Sew Wanderlust” unique art series, be sure to check out her website for more of her amazing works of art.

More info: teeteeheehee.com (h/t: modernmet, designtaxi)

Vietnam, Ha Long Bay

Tokyo (left) | Perth, Serpentine Falls (right)

Prague

Germany, Laufersweiler

London, Big Ben

Hanoi

Berlin

Prague, Charles bridge

Amsterdam

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LilSisBear
Community Member
7 years ago

What a wonderful idea! She will always have these extra special treasures to remind her of her travels. I wonder how long one takes to do?

WandaMoradi
Community Member
7 years ago

Great art work but when does she have the time to complete her artwork if she travel to all these places?

earringnut
Community Member
7 years ago

While needle work of that quality requires a lot of skill, the process to make make pieces of that size takes only 10 to 20 minutes.

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TerriFitzsimmons
Community Member
7 years ago

Inspired. Shes one dedicated sewer. The scenes are beautifully stitched. Picture perfect.

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LilSisBear
Community Member
7 years ago

What a wonderful idea! She will always have these extra special treasures to remind her of her travels. I wonder how long one takes to do?

WandaMoradi
Community Member
7 years ago

Great art work but when does she have the time to complete her artwork if she travel to all these places?

earringnut
Community Member
7 years ago

While needle work of that quality requires a lot of skill, the process to make make pieces of that size takes only 10 to 20 minutes.

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TerriFitzsimmons
Community Member
7 years ago

Inspired. Shes one dedicated sewer. The scenes are beautifully stitched. Picture perfect.

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