January 1, 2019

Embroidery Maps Celebrate the Natural Beauty Each U.S. State Has to Offer

Most avid travelers and nomads would agree with the saying “home is where the heart is.” From family and friends to childhood memories, your hometown is likely to be the place that’s helped define who you are today. That’s why textile artist Celeste Johnston (of Lemon Made Shop) creates her U.S. state-themed embroidery hoop art wall hangings, allowing U.S. residents to pay tribute to their home state with pride.

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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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