January 7, 2020

Embroidery Artist Stitches 3D Hairstyles of People Enjoying a Clear Night Sky

Embroidery artist Maria of Desert Eclipse Studio commemorates the joy of stargazing in her series of tactile hoop art. The circular canvases feature one to three people, their hair flowing, as they appear to gaze upward at the dotted stars. To create these pieces, Maria uses loose threads and yarns that mimic her subjects’ curly coifs, long straight strands, and beautiful braids.

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December 16, 2019

Vibrant Aerial Embroidery Captures the Beauty of English Farmlands From Above

Inspired by traditional embroidery techniques, more and more contemporary textile artists are pushing the boundaries of the craft to create elaborate textile art. One of those artists is 21-year-old Victoria Rose Richards. She uses a range of embroidery stitches to craft illustrative landscape scenes that are bursting with color and texture. Richards is based in rural Plymouth, England, where’s she’s surrounded by the natural beauty that inspires her.

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September 21, 2019

Vintage-Inspired Embroidered Jewelry Captures the Lovely Magic of Nature

Russian textile artist Nadia Garutt crafts nature-inspired embroidered jewelry that pays homage to vintage accessories. Her handmade brooches, pendants, and embroidery hoops are reminiscent of Victorian-era trinkets, designed to be worn and treasured over generations. Each stitched piece is inspired by flora and fauna, showcasing the beauty of the natural world in colorful thread. From forest fungi to beautiful blooms, Garutt’s ever-growing portfolio celebrates Mother Nature’s diversity.

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