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The Span of Time.

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Share This.We are absolutely in love with the work of Diane Meyer. Wedding embroidery with photography, Time Spent That Might Otherwise Be Forgotten is a warm, intimate series of her life’s journey.  “This series is based on photographs taken at various points in my life and arranged by location. Sections of the images have been obscured through a layer of embroidered pixels sewn directly into the photograph. The embroidery deteriorates sections Read More

Stringing Us Along.

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Share This.Mana Morimoto creates some whimsical pieces that skillfully integrate embroidery and photography. Morimoto’s embroidery is delicate but assertive. Unlike most mixed media embroidery, her work falls into this off putting, but brilliant, idiopathic realm that is populated by odd ball patterns and creepy photograph selections. We love it.  

All Sewn Up.

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Share This.Artist Megan Whitmarsh creates whimsical embroidery pieces that sort of resembles something out of Aqua Teen Hunger Force–maybe it’s french fries. With each thread, Whitmarsh’s playful technique leaves quite a lasting impression.

Embroidered Memories.

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Share This.Possessing the ability to paint with thread, Stephanie K. Clark‘s work is nothing short of amazing. The Oregon native dwells in a realm of complex simplicity, often depicting unremarkable scenery through a somewhat all-inclusive technique. Not only is her work charming, but the titles of the works also have a quaint charm–almost as if they draw inspiration from real life.

Another One Sewed Up.

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Share This.Richard Saja recently debuted one of his new works (featured above). Titled “The Sakteng 3″, made for One Mile Gallery‘s Mythical Beasties show opening in Kingston, New York on July 6th. Check out our recent interview with Saja below:

Those Finger Pricks.

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Share This.Ever since we first met Richard Saja, we’ve had a hawkeye out for any other brilliant embroidery who are breathing innovation into the toil. Siobhán Barbour is a Northern Irish embroiderer whose work consists of an ideal mixture of talent, quirk, and extraordinary expertise.

A Monster Amongst Men.

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Share This.“The creative adult is the inner child that survived.” – Ursula K. Le Guin. There are some quotations that cleverly sums up one’s whole existence, like a literary embodiment of one’s essence. The opening quotation by Ursula K. Le Guin describes artist Richard Saja to a tee. Some of us never forget to retain that wonderment that once plagued us as children. There is an undying youth is Saja’s Read More

Embrawesomery.

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Share This.Richard Saja is a keen spirit who uses his extraordinary talent to spearhead the redefinition of embroidery. His entire body of work is amazing, but we were particularly attracted to a pair of sneakers that he designed. We did some light research, but up came short on finding out exactly where our readers can get them. We’ll keep looking, and let you know as soon as we get the Read More

By a Thread.

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Share This.Artist Ana Teresa Barboza uses her needle to create humorously awkward portraits that require a copious amount of patience and skill. On top of her embroidery work, Barboza also dabbles in graphite sketching; blending the two worlds when necessary.

Gibsons Gets Stitches.

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Share This.Nothing says “I’m a down to earth douchebag” like a charming piece of embroidery. No but really, embroidery is a cool way to give your place a homemade feel. Sam Gibson‘s stitched illustrations are like toasty cups of tea on a Fall afternoon, delightfully cool and soul warming. All of her embroideries are handmade from her own original illustrations. We caught with with Gibson after a case of mistaken Read More