Crafts

November 25, 2022

Breathtaking Vistas Come Alive in Vivid Thread-Painted Embroidery Art

From palm tree-dotted beaches to peaceful green meadows, Cassandra Dias journeys to beautiful destinations through her embroidery practice. Since 2020, the California-based artist has channeled her love for traveling and natural vistas—fueled by the coronavirus pandemic—into immersive hand-stitched creations. At a distance, it is hard to tell that these artworks are made with a needle and thread.

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October 9, 2022

18 Fall-Inspired Knitting and Crochet Patterns That Will Keep You Cozy All Season Long

Cozy knits and steaming cups of tea are the perfect fall accessories. Whether you are an experienced crafter or just beginning, knitting your own cold-weather clothes is both possible and fun. Knowing where to start is crucial; but once you have a few basic stitches mastered, you can produce your own scarves, blankets, holiday decorations, and more. A festive fall of crafting awaits you!

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October 5, 2022

Embroidery Artist Paints With Thread to Meticulously Recreate NASA Satellite Imagery

Artist Danielle Currie of Satellite Stitches uses Earth’s grandeur as the inspiration for her embroidery art. Looking to NASA’s pictures as source material, she recreates the swirling beauty of satellite photography within wooden hoops. We’ve previously marveled at her ability to translate this imagery into a mesmerizing mixture of blues, greens, and gray threads. Her latest pieces have only grown more intricate since then.

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