These samples from New York-based illustrator Andrea Dezso’s ironic series Lessons From My Mother illustrate the myths passed down in her Romanian family.
Heather Johnson delicately embroidered narrative fragments are ephemeral site-specific installations that explore ideas of place, time and memory.
Effie Jessop’s interest in language has led to portraits created by meticulously stitched type.
Art in the Woods by Hannah Lamb reflected the sights and sounds of the forest landscape. The text was embroidered on a dissolvable substrate “intended to degrade in wind and rain, responding to the fleeting nature of remembered experiences.”
In the 1890s, seamstress Agnes Richter was a patient at a Heidelberg psychiatric hospital. She manically embroidered her standard issue straightjacket, transforming it into a complex personal journal of her thoughts and experiences.
Graphic designer Evelin Kasiko uses needlework to explore the foundations of type and printing with her CMYK embroidery.
And for a bit of fun….this music video using embroidery!