November 14, 2023

Artist Uses Needle and Thread to Create Realistically Embroider Hair

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.

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May 22, 2023

Textile Artist Chronicles Each Day With Stitches on Year-Long Embroidered Tapestry

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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May 3, 2023

Learn to Stitch Spring Florals When You Attend Our Live Virtual Embroidery Workshop

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.

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