Whether it's a messy bun, a simple braid, or a decisive flip, embroidery artist Floor Giebels is inspired by the movement and color of hair. A recurring theme in her work is an image of a woman with her back toward the viewer, which allows Giebels to focus her creative energy on the hair. Using layers of thread to create depth and shading, her embroidery masterfully shows off the creative possibilities of the technique.
Whether you are looking for a new creative craft or have recently taken up embroidery, there is so much that...
The art of hand embroidery has many techniques for stitching designs onto fabric.
Some people enjoy sending postcards when they travel, while others use photography or a sketchbook to capture their travel memories. But embroidery artist Maria Zamyatina uses a needle and thread to make beautiful embroidered keepsakes of her trips. After visiting 27 countries and 151 cities, she certainly has plenty of inspiration to pull from.
Over the past decade, Toronto-based artist Ava Roth has been making art with some unusual helpers—bees.
We are accustomed to seeing embroidery made on a small scale, but artist Katerina Marchenko takes this art form and makes...
Textile artist Karen Turner marks the passage of time through embroidery stitches. In her Intuitive Daily Stitching project, Turner adds thread marks to fabric to chronicle each day. She fills in pre-drawn circles and squares with various stitches, from a simple running stitch to more complicated French knots. The stitched days sit side by side and culminate in a patchwork of texture and color.
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Learning to embroider is at the top of many people’s craft lists. It comes as no surprise; the time-honored art is simple in concept. But, it can be intimidating to try. What supplies do you need? How do you create a stitch? You're in luck; both of these burning questions are covered in our very first live virtual workshop event Stitching Spring hosted by My Modern Met on Saturday, May 6, 2023, at 11 a.m.
Illustrator Sara Barnes has found a unique medium to bring her illustrations to life—thread.
Nothing says springtime quite like flowers, so why not stitch up a few of your own in this special virtual...