Pinterest
embroidery by samantha cotterill

Handmade pages by American artist Samantha Cotterill. Free motion embroidery and collages with fabric when treated as a sketchbook can add endearing and human qualities to our work.

thread drawings by debbie smith This to me finally pushes embroidery to a new and contemporary place

Pin and Thread Illustrations Debbie Smyth 19

sarah walton illustration/encorporating patterned paper with contour figure drawings/

love these pieces by UK based artist Sarah Walton… her squiggly embroidery, those floopy hounds, and a whole bunch of crazy/vintage floral patterns. Um, I have nothing else to say, as I am currently experiencing some kind of jealousy overload.

"Embroidered Memories" by Sue Stone (UK). Sue Stone is a textile artist who works mainly in hand stitch, machine embroidery and mixed media.

"Embroidered Memories" by Sue Stone (UK). Sue Stone is a textile artist who works mainly in hand stitch, machine embroidery and mixed ideas for office art work.

Systems by Dan Beckemeyer

Amazing illustration of the skeletal system with muscle mass that is hand-felted onto handmade abaca paper and stitched-in cardiovascular system. Piece is called "Systems" by Dan Breckermeyer My inner geek. It swoons.

Grayson Perry's tapestries are @VictoriaMiro gallery in London until 11 August

Grayson Perry 'Taste' tapestry, I think this tapestry is great, its very ordinary yet so bright!

jennifer collier::the empty teabags provide little pockets which when stuck together from the fabric of the glove and stitched together exactly as you would a fabric glove

Jennifer Collier::the empty teabags provide little pockets which when stuck together from the fabric of the glove and stitched together exactly as you would a fabric glove

Isn’t it clever how this artist  incorporates clothes into her painting?  Elfi Cella is a Swiss based painter, who paints miniatures and mixes paint and textiles in a wonderfully innovative way.

Elfi Cella is a Swiss based painter, who paints miniatures and mixes paint and textiles in a wonderfully innovative wa

paula sanz caballero. Stitched. "Paula Sanz is interested in subjects where the daily tragedy of social and emotional relationships becomes a ludic act full of irony." (artist statement from her website) @mixed media

"Paula Sanz is interested in subjects where the daily tragedy of social and emotional relationships becomes a ludic act full of irony." (artist statement from her website) - a wonderful piece of appliqué work!

city wood blocks by fidoodle, via Etsy.

City wood blocks and puzzle -stackable toy -art

city wood blocks by fidoodle, via Etsy.

Romare Bearden

Romare Bearden -- one of my all time fav artists

Saatchi Online Artist: Klaas Koster; Oil, 2011, Painting "the shower"

The shower

Saatchi Art: the shower Painting by Klaas Koster

Denise Van Leeuwen

Editorial Illustrations by Denise van Leeuwen

Africa | Suri Smile.  Kibbish.  Omo Valley, South West Ethiopia | ©Stephanie Hunt, image and caption "Despite the harsh conditions, the Suri take great pride and joy in decorating their bodies. This young Suri boy is covered in yellow and red ochre from a creek bed near our camp."

Suri boy on Ethiopia-Sudan border

Grayson Perry tapestries (detail)

Posts about Grayson Perry on The Daily Norm

"To-ing and Fo-ing" 30 x 25 cms appliqué/ free machine stitching by Sylvia Paul

"To-ing and Fo-ing" 30 x 25 cms appliqué/ free machine stitching by Sylvia Paul