Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Nike Schroeder Part 4!

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Welcome to the Cutting (& Stitching) Edge! I’m Mr X Stitch and I’ll be your guide to the best in contemporary embroidery. Each week I’ll showcase someone who is rocking the world of embroidery and textiles.

Today, the Cutting (& Stitching) Edge presents the final selection of Nike Schroeder‘s work.

Nike Schroeder embroideries - Holger and Moritz

 

Over the past few weeks we have seen the terrific breadth of Nike’s stitched work. Cool. stylish and filled with character, her pieces exemplify where cool embroidery is at right now.

Nike Schroeder embroideries - Self portrait redline I

These two self portraits are from the redline series. The dangling threads traverse the fourth wall and add drama to the pieces.

Nike Schroeder embroideries - Self portrait redline II

 

We round the showcase off with two pieces from the Brown series.

Nike Schroeder embroideries - Brown Series

Nike displays great skill in capturing human behaviour and then playing with space and non-space. I can’t get enough of this kind of work.

Nike Schroeder embroideries - Brown Series 2

You can find out more about Nike on her website, and be sure to check back over the previous posts about her, to truly enjoy this terrific talent!

Mr X Stitch is a manbroiderer, cross stitch designer and runs www.mrxstitch.com, the number one contemporary embroidery and needlecraft blog on the planet.

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