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December 4, 2018

Traveling Artists Use Embroidery to Immortalize Inspiring European Architecture

Creative couple Charles Henry and Elin Petronella travel the world together, creating stunning embroidery designs inspired by the architecture they come across. So far, the French-Swedish textile artists have been all over Europe, capturing each vibrant city scene stitch-by-stitch in a series of embroidery patterns. From the colorful streets of Copenhagen to the modernist architecture of Barcelona, each design is sure to evoke strong feelings of wanderlust.

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October 23, 2018

Designer Uses Real Botanicals to Create Beautiful Floral Letter Art

Designer Olga Prinku combines her background in graphic design with her love of all-things crafty to create striking floral letter art. Each piece is rendered within large embroidery hoops; however, rather than stitching with yarn or thread, Prinku uses hundreds of real flowers, leaves, and seeds to form each letter shape. “This particular technique of weaving flowers on tulle actually came to me in a dream,” Prinku reveals.

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September 26, 2018

These Embroidery Kits Help You Recreate the Diverse Beauty of Nature

Have you heard the buzz about Oh Sew Bootiful? The British shop creates all-inclusive embroidery sets that make starting a new sewing project a breeze. Often inspired by flora and fauna, these delightful kits showcase the diverse beauty of the natural world, as evident in this new trio of nature embroidery kits. Each whimsical work of hoop art brings the indoor craft into the great outdoors.

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August 8, 2018

Converse Launches Ethereal Line of Embroidered Sneakers Covered in Flowers

Although the iconic sneaker brand Converse has been around since 1908, its designers are constantly working to add contemporary, creative twists to their classic kicks. Their latest styles are clearly no exception—the company recently unveiled a new collection of embroidered sneakers, titled Floral Parkway. The collection sees Converse’s iconic Chuck 70 line reworked into a series of luxury sneakers with a retro feel.

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