09.05.17 by Staff

Delicately Crocheted Leaves by Artist Susanna Bauer

Artist Susanna Bauer adds threaded embellishments to dried leaves, creating miniature sculptures that explore the hidden beauty and connectedness of all things. See more images from “Connections” below or on display at Le Salon Vert gallery in Switzerland until June 10.

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01.05.17 by Staff

“Sleep Series” by Artist Maryam Ashkanian

A collection of pillows embroidered with intimate portraits of people sleeping by Iranian artist Maryam Ashkanian. See more images from “Sleep Series” below.

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13.04.17 by Staff

“Broken Butterflies” by Artist Anne Ten Donkelaar

Inspired by the children’s book The Butterfly Workshop by Gioconda Belli, artist Anne Ten Donkelaar collects broken wings and twigs, delicately piecing them together and transforming them into something new. Click here for previous posts of Donkelaar’s work. See more images from “Broken Butterflies” below.

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31.03.17 by Staff

Embellished Logos Embroidered by Artist James Merry

Iceland-based artist James Merry (previously featured here) brilliantly embellishes popular sportswear logos with a series of his own embroidered flora and fauna. See more images below.

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21.03.17 by Staff

Colourful Embroidered Found Photos by Artist Julie Cockburn

Artist Julie Cockburn embroiders over images she collects from eBay and flea markets. See more images below or on display at The Photography Show in New York City March 30 – April 2.

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21.02.17 by Staff

“Simple” by Artist Erin M. Riley

Brooklyn-based artist Erin M. Riley memorializes fleeting moments (often violent or traumatic) in large-scale tapestries. See more images below or on display at Hashimoto Contemporary in San Francisco March 2 – 25.

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24.01.17 by Staff

Hand-Embroidered Photographs by Artist Diane Meyer

American artist Diane Meyer questions the ability of photography to accurately preserve our memory and experience, highlighting its tendency to obscure the past by transforming history into an object of nostalgia. Embroidering directly onto photographs taken along the former path of the Berlin wall, see more images from “Berlin” below.

You can also click here to see our previous post on Meyer’s series of hand-embroidered family photos, “Time Spent That Might Otherwise Be Forgotten,” a selection of which is on display at the George Eastman Museum in New York until Janurary 29th.

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12.01.17 by Staff

Heavy-Metal Quilts by Artist Ben Venom

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Another batch of edgy textiles by San Francisco-based artist and heavy-metal quilt maker Ben Venom. Click here for previous post. See more images and video below!

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