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.
Recently, there has been a resurgence in the age-old craft of hand embroidery.
Embroidery artist Ira Pashkevych translates some of the most famous works of art history into tiny textiles you can hold...
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.
Denim jackets have been a wardrobe staple ever since they were popularized by silver screen stars such as James Dean...
Philippines-based artist Ruby Thursday (of Thursday CraftLove)
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.
When it comes to embroidery, artist Diana Yevtukh goes a stitch above the rest.
If you’re a fan of modern embroidery, you’re probably familiar with the work of self-taught expert Sarah K. Benning.
Over the past years, we’ve seen contemporary embroidery explode in popularity. One of the leaders in the renaissance of this ancient craft is Sarah K. Benning, who, since 2013, has captivated people across the world with her bold plant embroideries and aspirational interior scenes.
London-based textile artist Laura Baverstock crafts bespoke embroideries that both honor and push the boundaries of the ancient craft.
Skulls, lungs, and human hearts might not be the prettiest of subjects, but Japanese textile artist Hiné Mizushima turns human...