Posts Tagged: embroidery

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Cross Stitch Embroidery On Everyday Objects By Ulla-Stina Wikander

Nothing looks more retro like cross-stitch embroidery. Well, maybe a typewriter machine or a rotary dial telephone. But even they could look ”more” retro by adding the cross-stitch embroidery. Swedish artist Ulla-Stina Wikander brings back obsolete items as works of art using cross-stitched embroideries that she has collected for over a decade. Some of the small objects...
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Amazing Embroideries That Look Like Hyper-Realistic Paintings

Cayce Zavaglia is a painter. Aside from the usual gouaches and acrylic paints, she creates these amazing portraits by sewing with cotton and silk thread or crewel embroidery wool. She developed her own technique where she uses these materials to create
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Amazing Needle And Thread Portraits By Cayce Zavaglia

Originally trained as a painter, Cayce Zavaglia turned to a more unconventional mean of representing people's portraits. Her "paintings" are actually embroidered artworks, that from a distance look like photorealistic paintings, but when seen up-close, the needle