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Insect Embroideries by Humayrah Bint Altaf

These intricate embroideries are the creations of Humayrah Bint Altaf, a talented artist from the UK, who stitches fabulously ornate insects and trees that incorporate gold twist cord, metallic beads, and other delicate materials. “I often wander through the woods near my … Continue reading

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Colorful Spider Embroideries by Adam Pritchett

Adam Pritchett is a 25 year old textile artist & sewing enthusiast based in Lake District, England. For a particularly ingenious series, Pritchett stitched a variety of spiders into the canvas, turning gaping holes in the fabric into spider webs. Instagram / online shop / Website … Continue reading

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Contemporary Embroidery by Sarah K. Benning

Sarah K. Benning is an American fiber artist. Though Sarah’s formal training and background are in the fine arts, she is self-taught in the craft of embroidery.  She approaches each piece primarily as an illustration, often abandoning traditional stitches and … Continue reading

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Embroidered Works on Rackets by Danielle Clough

South African designer Danielle Clough has very cleverly used the strings of badminton and tennis racquets as a canvas upon which to embroider beautifully detailed flowers of all different types. Website / Instagram via [LaughingSquid]  

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The Beauty of Embroidery and Vintage Scientific Illustrations Combined into These Hand-Crafted Notebooks

Athens-based artist Chara combines her love for embroidery and the passion for  Anatomy, Sciences, Japan and Nature into these unique embroidered notebooks. Chara is the owner of “Fabulous Cat” (Etsy shop) where every product is made to order. “I was … Continue reading

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Fragility of Nature in Knotted Embroidery Threads by Meredith Woolnough

Meredith Woolnough is a visual artist that works and lives near the coastal region of Newcastle NSW, Australia. Her elegant embroidered traceries capture the beauty and fragility of nature in knotted embroidery threads. The work explores the sculptural possibilities of a … Continue reading

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Ornate Embroidery Patterns Stitched into Metallic Objects

Lithuatian artist Severija Inčirauskaitė-Kriaunevičienė applies decorative patterns found in embroidery magazines to metallic objects like plates, spoons, lamps and car doors. From an essay on her work by Dr. Jurgita Ludavičienė: “Employing irony, Severija conceptually neutralizes the harmfulness of kitsch’s sweetness and sentimentality. … Continue reading

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