sewing

Fashion

How This Seamstress is Reconnecting With Her Body After Sexual Assault

Lydia Grace was 19 when she was stripped and assaulted at gunpoint. Now she's channeling her trauma into an ambitious project to build her wardrobe from scratch.
Zing Tsjeng
6.20.17
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
textile art

Globetrotting Artist Uses Bike-Powered Sewing Machine To Stitch Live Portraits Anywhere

Harriet Riddell travels the world creating stitched tapestries from life with her pedal-powered sewing machine.
Andrew Salomone
3.25.17
textile art

World-Class Quilt Artist Libby Lehman Is Auctioning Her Remaining Works

Bidding on certain items starts as high as $25,000.
Nathaniel Ainley
3.22.17
Fashion

Would You Rock High Heels Made from Fossils?

Alexander McQueen would have approved.
Nicole Walsh
2.20.17
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

Embroidery Artist Weaves Memes with Modern Feminism

English embroidery artist Hannah Hill's sharp work has us in stitches.
Nathaniel Ainley
10.4.16
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

New York Artist Bridges the City by Weaving Words into Books

Elena Berriolo's book was sewn by a machine across 26 miles on the New York subway.
Ysabelle Cheung
6.22.16
Art

Meet the Artist Quilting Flaccid Pink AK-47s

Artist Natalie Baxter makes warm guns to have and to hold.
Molly Hannon
3.23.16
Film

Embroidered Animation Machine Brings Sewing to Motion

Elliot Schultz's "Embroidered Zoetrope" turns turntables into fabric animations.
Annie Armstrong
7.15.15
The Pussy Riot Column

The Pussy Riot Column: I Was Arrested by Russian Cops for Sewing in the Street

Activist Nadya Tolokonnikova on prison, being forced to make police uniforms, and the absurdity of Russia's laws.
Nadya Tolokonnikova
6.18.15
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