Needlework

embroidery

Morbid Skeleton Embroidery Makes Death Look Pretty

Moonrise Whims thinks bones and organs are just as pretty as flowers, and sews them that way.
J.H. Fearless
5.2.17
embroidery

Colorful Tessellations Pattern These Hand-Stitched Textiles

Designer and textile artist Amber Payne creates colorful needlework featuring geometric patterns inspired by the tessellation of ceramic tiles.
Andrew Salomone
4.15.17
Art

Portraits of Sleeping People Come to Life in These Embroidered Pillows

It’s hard to tell where the portrait ends and the pillow begins in these plush sculptures by Maryam Ashkanian.
Andrew Salomone
2.14.17
Art

These Hand-Embroidered Scenes Tell Mysterious Stories

Embroidery artist Michelle Kingdom takes time to let her needlework tell stories.
Andrew Salomone
1.23.17
Art

Incredible Insect Embroideries Take Needlepointing to New Levels

Humayrah Bint Altaf's luxe beetles and butterflies look poised to crawl away.
Kara Weisenstein
1.10.17
Art

[Exclusive Video] Witness a Year of Embroidery in One Minute

Hannah Claire Somerville says working on a project every day for a year has changed her art practice for the better.
Andrew Salomone
12.22.16
Art

Let Creepy-Cuddly NSFW Embroideries Put You in a Halloween Mood

Fiber artist and New England native Alaina Varrone creates enigmatic embroideries to help her understand the world.
Andrew Salomone
10.31.16
Art

Sexts We'd Send If Our Tattoos Were Chinese Textiles

Artist Jessica Tang explores cultural identity through racy textiles.
Andrew Salomone
9.18.16
Identity

An Embroidery Series Calls Out Old-Fashioned Judgements

'Gamgam’s Wall' is nothing like your grandma used to make.
Francesca Capossela
8.2.16
Art

These Skeleton Embroideries Give Instagram Life

Talking skeletons, design thieves, and elegance with Britt Hutchinson of tinycup needleworks.
Giaco Furino
4.19.16