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.
London-based textile artist Laura Baverstock crafts bespoke embroideries that both honor and push the boundaries of the ancient craft. We often think of embroidery as consisting of only thread, but the designs can be completed with other elements, too. Baverstock creates three-dimensional winged insects, big cats, and marine life using a combination of fibers and most dazzlingly, metal beads.
Skulls, lungs, and human hearts might not be the prettiest of subjects, but Japanese textile artist Hiné Mizushima turns human...
Embroidery is a great way to embellish ordinary articles of clothing. The only downside?
For years, self-described “flour child” Leslie Vigil has wowed us with her beautiful, blossoming buttercream cakes. On top of magically transforming frosting into flowers, however, the seasoned cake artist boasts another skill: she can craft elaborate embroidered designs out of nothing but piped icing. In her colorful collection of Tapestry Cakes, Vigil covers ordinary sheet cakes in sugary sweet “stitches.
British shop Oh Sew Bootiful has always had our head in clouds, but their latest crafty kit has taken this feeling to...
Canadian artist Janelle (aka HuberInk) creates beautiful bead embroidery designs inspired by nature.
From vintage typewriters to old sewing machines, many household objects of the past have their own unique charm that makes them irresistible to antique collectors. Sweden-based artist Ulla Stina-Wikander is one of many vintage aficionados, but she doesn’t just collect old items—she turns them into art. The talented artist gives outdated technology, furniture, and tools a new lease on life by covering them with colorful cross-stitch embroidery designs.
From thread painting to “floating” textile motifs, the boundaries of embroidery are being pushed and blurred more and more by contemporary...
For millennia, crafters have continuously found ways to turn everyday objects into works of art.