Pinterest
fe5175e1171331e37b782d8e4d2d1a83.jpg 465×649 pixels

Need fantastic tips and hints on arts and crafts? Head to my amazing website!

thread portraits by Kerry Mosley

thread portraits by Kerry Mosley. Uses her own technique of machine stitching onto knitted wire to create both large scale and smaller decorative hangings and framed pieces

Page from The Book of Broken Branches    hand stitched embroidery on teabags mounted on Japanese paper

Page from "The Book of Broken Branches" with hand stitched embroidery on teabags, mounted on Japanese paper - by Missouri Bend Studio

Textile installation "Caught in the web".Kari Anne Helleberg Bahri, 2014. Photo: Jens Hamran

Textile installation "Caught in the web" - Kari Anne Helleberg Bahri, Photo : Jens Hamran

Gwen Hedley is inspired and engaged  by the shoreline and costal direction. She says " it sharpens the senses and enables me to see and thin...

Gwen Hedley is inspired and engaged by the shoreline and costal direction. She says " it sharpens the senses and enables me to see and thin.

sewing on paper. Even the back of the stiches are interesting shapes to look at

Sewing on paper (pages from a book). Even the back of the stiches are interesting shapes to look at.

Shizuko Kimura.   Works directly from life - no sketching or photographing. I find this realy inspiring as a textile student who often struggles to feel comfortable capturing something with pencil. The pieces she makes are incredibly detailed and make my embroidery look childlike, but onwards and upwards!

Shizuko Kimura - embroiders directly from life, no sketching or photography.