Embroidery

Embroidery

Embroidery stitches, made by hand or by machine, add a dimensional  and embellishment layer to wool cotton, silk, and more.

Browse through some of our spotlight interviews with amazing hand embroidery artists like Janet Clare and Lynn Krawczyk, or check out the great embroidery patterns from Kathy Schmitz.

Hollis Chatelain takes machine embroidery to an entirely new level.

We also offer tutorials with examples of a large variety of embroidery stitches.

Valerie Bothell found crazy quilting over 20 years ago and has never looked back. Intrigued by the infinite combinations of fabrics, colors and stitches, every new project is a fresh...

Combining old textiles with computer technology, Hale Ekinci creates thought-provoking fiber art. Beginning with an old family photograph, Hale manipulates the image and transfers it to a repurposed household textile....

At first glance, Claire B. Jones' sculptural embroidery looks like it must be built on some kind of armature. But Claire engineers her pieces so that they are built entirely...

Asking "what if" inspires Terri Shinn to experiment with texture and color to achieve her vision of the world, often from a macro perspective. She gets close to her subjects...

When you enter Salley Mavor's miniature world, you will meet fiber art characters who tell stories both whimsical and serious. Sometimes funny, sometimes poignant, always thought-provoking, Salley's handmade characters invite...

Tatiana Sarasa's art connects her with the earth. That connection gives her so much satisfaction that she promotes the connection through her own work and by providing a collaborative workspace...

Bringing as much meticulous attention to her work as an artist as she brought to her technical career, Donna Lee Dowdney creates nature-inspired visual art with fabric and mixed media....