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Dagboksbroderi av Monika Ståleker

Dagboksbroderi av Monika Ståleker

The origins of embroidery can be traced back to the Warring States period in China (500-300BC) and to Sweden's Migration period (300-700AD), and some would argue that it hasn't changed much over the centuries:

20 Artists Who Took Embroidery To The Next Level

Peruvian embroiderer and artist Ana Teresa Barboza creates embroidered natural landscapes that spill out of of their wooden frames, using threads of various size, color and length to invade our world

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Lynn Skordal uses a variety of media, including collage on paper and occasionally embroidery to create arresting pieces of contemporary art.

Textile Artist Kirsty Whitlock Losses 2009 540x789 10 Contemporary embroidery artists

Textile Artist Kirsty Whitlock Losses 2009 10 Contemporary embroidery artists --- Weave the pages of a childrens book so it goes from words to an actual illustration!

nicoletta daríta de la brown

nicoletta daríta de la brown (The Jealous Curator)

“El Barrio Bodega”, by Baltimore based artist Nicoletta Daríta de la Brown

Russian illustrator and embroiderer Lisa Smirnova has created a dynamic portrait of a tattooed man with an Impressionistic feel to it.

Lisa Smirnova's Embroidered Portrait in an Impressionist Style

Russian illustrator and embroiderer Lisa Smirnova has created a dynamic portrait of a tattooed man with an Impressionist feel to it.

Yumiko Arimoto - Threads Colour and Pattern                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Yumiko Arimoto - Threads Colour and Pattern

embroidery by yumiko arimoto explores soft colours combine with layered embroidery for an organic freehand flow of designs.

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Contemporary embroidery reflects the craft’s rich past, with many artists using ancient approaches to express themselves, their environment, or even commercially—embroidery in illustration is gaining quickly popularity.

10 Artists Who Contemporize the Ancient Craft of Embroidery

Mixed media Contemporary embroidery reflects the craft’s rich past, with many artists using ancient approaches to express themselves, their environment, or even commercially—embroidery in illustration is gaining quickly popularity.

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