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Embroidery Adds Textured Narratives to the Subjects of Flore Gardner’s Stitched Photographs

 Art Craft History Photography #embroidery #found photographs #thread April 14, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © Flore Gardner, shared with permission With a background in medicine, Edinburgh-based artist Flore Gardner fosters a creative practice that explores the body and its untapped potential. She works in an array of mediums from printmaking and ink-based illustrations …

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Classic Cartoons Suspend Tense Moments of Sabotage in Embroidery

 Art Craft #cartoons #embroidery #humor #pop culture #thread April 5, 2022 Grace Ebert “Performance Anxiety.” All images © Peter Frederiksen, shared with permission From Looney Tunes and Mickey Mouse to The Simpsons, cartoons have a long history of imagining the most ridiculous, chaotic moments possible and dramatizing them into absurdity. The animated characters and …

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Learn to Paint Magical Scenes in Thread in a New Book by Embroidery Artist Emillie Ferris

 Craft #birds #books #embroidery #insects #mushrooms #nature #thread January 13, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © Emillie Ferris, courtesy of David & Charles, shared with permission U.K.-based artist Emillie Ferris (previously) has spent nearly a decade refining her distinct embroidery technique, which involves staggering long and short stitches to create textured portrayals of flora …

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Knotted Systems of Red Thread Dangle from Fabric Books and Letters by Rima Day

 Art Craft #books #fabric #sculpture #thread November 3, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Rima Day, shared with permission Bound with loose threads and inscribed with sinuous lines that crawl across the page, the textile works created by Tennessee-based artist Rima Day evoke the Japanese good luck charms called sennibari. Translating to “thousand person …

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Ducks, Otters, and Other Wildlife Plunge into Water in Intricate Split-View Embroideries

 Craft #animals #birds #embroidery #fiber art #thread #water August 13, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Megan Zaniewski, shared with permission Fiber artist Megan Zaniewski sends delicate air bubbles rippling through her water-based embroideries that capture the momentum of ducks, turtles, and other wildlife as they dive into a pond or lake. Through a …

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10,000 Letters Dangle from the Ceiling in an Immersive Installation by Artist Chiharu Shiota

 Art #boats #installation #letters #thread March 12, 2021 Grace Ebert “I hope…” (2021), rope, paper, steel, installation view at König Galerie, Berlin. All images by Sunhi Mang, VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, courtesy of the artist, shared with permission A towering expanse of red thread, a new installation by Chiharu Shiota (previously) suspends 10,000 letters within …

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Varied Patches of Color and Textured Stitches Delineate Expressive Embroidered Portraits

 Craft #embroidery #fiber art #portraits #thread March 5, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Brenda Risquez, shared with permission Brenda Risquez is deliberate in her use of texture, density, and color in her boldly embroidered portraits inspired by friends and pop culture icons. Varying patches of long, single-stitch rows and rounded tufts map onto …

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