Inspirational Bunch: A Bunch of Embroidery Art

The origins of embroidery can be traced back to the Warring States period in China (500-300BC) and to Sweden’s Migration period (300-700AD). There was a time when embroidery work resembled a traditional, folk, almost grandmother-ish feeling. Today, embroidery art took also other directions.

Contemporary artists use embroidery to work fabric, paper, and threads in a very distinctive way; the poetic duality of sensations stitched when looking at their intentionally imperfect but clearly well-executed pieces go from aggressiveness to delicacy, from innocent to acid.

Here are four artists presenting mesmerizing embroidery artworks:

Enjoy today’s Inspirational Bunch!

Rhian Swierat

Clea Lala

Mika Hirasa, or Micao

Andrea B. Farina

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These are incredibly beautiful Paper Artworks.

Contemporary embroidery artists work fabric, paper, and threads in a very distinctive way: four artists that present some mesmerizing embroidery artwork.

Tatiana Bastos

The Content Pac-Man: Born and raised in Brasil, studied advertisement at Mackenzie University in Sao Paulo. But from a small child knew to be taken head over feet by fine arts, illustration, and photography. For that reason, attended Panamericana School of Art and Design, also in Brazil, and then ventured to learn some more at The Art Students League of New York, in Manhattan. World traveler, healthy eater, art lover, diy do-er and a words-addict.


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