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January 24, 2020

Artist Hand-Embroiders Bags With Charming Woodland Creatures and Nature

Inspired by nature, Russian artist Alexandra Goltsova (of Mart Bag) crafts charming embroidered bags adorned with floral motifs and stitched forest creatures. From cute purses to cross-body bags, Goltsova’s cheerful collection lets wearers carry a little piece of the outdoors with them everywhere they go. Goltsova begins by meticulously hand-stitching her embroidery design onto lush velour fabric.

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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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October 30, 2019

Artist Uses Real Planetary Images to Intricately Cross-Stitch the Entire Universe

Artist Navid Baraty expresses his love of the solar system with unconventional artworks. Last year, he recreated the cosmos using edible materials including food coloring, coconut milk, and cinnamon, producing photographs that beautifully resembled outer space. Now, the multifaceted artist tells us in an email: “I’m cross-stitching planets based on actual planetary images.” Baraty’s begun cross-stitching the planets in vibrant colors and intricate details.

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September 20, 2019

Artist’s Brilliant Embroidery Stitches Are Seamlessly Fused with Nature

When it comes to embroidery, artist Diana Yevtukh goes a stitch above the rest. Choosing to display her surreal textile art outside of the standard hoop, she seamlessly fuses her pieces with nature and places them on trees. The results are striking. Yevtukh produces a colorful combination of motifs, from floral patterns to thread paintings of a human eye and heart.

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