Posts tagged "embroidery"

11 Cross Stitches From Etsy That You Need In Your Home Right This Very Minute

God bless Etsy, the corner of the internet where anything you dream can be made manifest and shipped to your door. When I read about Elana Alexander, the artist who…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 18, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Kickass Woman Of The Day: Artist Jessica Lagunas Embroiders With Her Grey Hair

You can color them, you can pluck them, or you can let them grow wild atop your head like Gloria Steinem. But artist Jessica Lagunas had different ideas for her…

Jessica Wakeman | September 9, 2013 - 5:30 pm

Etsy Spotlight: Irreverent Embroidery

The #1 most embroidered phrase in history is probably “Home Sweet Home,” closely followed by “Bless This House” and “Live, Laugh, Love.” Those saccharine sentiments are nice and all, but…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 24, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Shopping Guide: 8 Exquisite Embroidered Pieces

Embroidery is a great detail — it adds such a feminine, retro feel to clothing and accessories. Luckily for us, it’s having something of a moment right now, so it…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 5, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Kanye West Says The Darndest Things! Now, With Embroidery!

Kanye West’s Twitter is really the gold standard of outrageous celebrity Twitter-izing, and so it makes sense that embroidery magician Amy Sheridan has chosen West’s Twitter as her raison d’etre.

Julie Gerstein | December 10, 2011 - 10:00 am

Neat Needlework: Totally Severe’s Truly Weird Embroidery

Sarah over at Totally Severe really knows how to make embroidery happen. But she doesn’t do your standard hearts and flowers kind of stuff. Oh no, she does whimsical, pop…

Julie Gerstein | November 24, 2011 - 9:00 am

Vogue, In Stitches

British artist Inge Jacobsen creates cross-stitched covers of Vogue with painstaking detail. Says Jacobsen, “With the over saturation of images, my practice seeks to intervene in this overwhelming consumption from…

Julie Gerstein | May 9, 2011 - 6:20 pm

A Stitch In Time

Feeling crafty but intimidated by Superglue (eek) or knitting needles (oh my)? Fret not, friends! Crafting 101 is as simple as picking up a needle and thread and embroidering a…

Jessica Wakeman | May 6, 2011 - 12:40 pm

Snooki Gets Cross-Stiched

This Snooki embroidery is one classy piece of art. The only thing missing is the pickle. [The Daily What]…

Ami Angelowicz | November 8, 2010 - 3:20 pm

Hookup Text Messages Seem Quaint When Embroidered

A woman who goes by the name Ginger Anyhow reworked some love-related text messages into embroidered art. Isn’t it amazing how romantic this obvious booty call seems when it’s taken…

Catherine Strawn | September 25, 2008 - 11:30 am