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10 Embroidery Artists on Instagram You Need to Follow

10 Embroidery Artists on Instagram You Need to Follow

First of all I wanted to thank those of you who voted for your favourite embroidery artists, I really didn’t expect so many comments! I have ¬†discovered loads of incredible artists I’d never heard of before, so thank you! There are a lot of great […]

Gold Thread Installation by Lygia Pape

Gold Thread Installation by Lygia Pape

Lygia Pape (1927-2004) was one of Brazil’s most influential artists of the 20th century. She worked in painting, printmaking, design, sculpture, dance, performance, film and installation and was a founding member of the Neo-Concrete movement, which is often seen as the beginning of contemporary art […]

Talking Nakedness, Selfies and Poo Stories with Artist Allison Honeycutt

Talking Nakedness, Selfies and Poo Stories with Artist Allison Honeycutt

This week I’ve been chatting to artist Allison Honeycutt about her Flesh Suits – a series of adorned undergarments exploring themes of modesty, obscenity, exhibitionism and the appropriateness of nakedness.¬† When I posted her work on Instagram I had a huge response, with @quiet_kaye commenting […]

Munira Alimukhamedova Blackwork

Munira Alimukhamedova Blackwork

Munira Alimukhamedova started her artistic career in fashion design, creating minimalist monochrome menswear lines. She was successfully participating in fashion weeks, creating collections twice a year and selling at pop up shops and concept stores, until she hit a kind of creative block. Munira speaks […]

Embroidered Monsters by Famous Friends

Embroidered Monsters by Famous Friends

This week I’ve been speaking to Patricia Larocque, the brains and hands behind the online shop F.F.Embroidery. Patricia hand stitches monsters, plasters, UFOs and basket balls onto bags and pouches; motifs that stem from her love of horror films and reality TV shows. Her fresh […]

Susanna Bauer Leaf Crochet

Susanna Bauer Leaf Crochet

    Susanna Bauer is a German artist who delicately crochets found objects into tiny, exquisite sculptures. Stones, sticks and leaves are transformed into unexpected geometric structures bound or held together using crochet. What strikes me about her work is the sheer fragility of the […]