Posts Tagged ‘MrXStitch’

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Naomi Ryder

Naomi Ryder is a textile artist and illustrator from London, England. “With a background in textile and fashion embroidery and with her highly developed observational skills, Naomi has received commissions from fashion designers such as John Rocha, Domino records, Southbank Centre (depicting members of the London Philharmonic Orchestra) and the V & A.  Naomi has [...]

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Paul Nosa

Paul Nosa is an artist from Tucson, Arizona. “I draw with a sewing machine without a computer or template. I’ve made a portable sewing table powered by a solar panel or a bicycle electric generator. “I ask people to imagine a scenario; to say it in 5-words-or-less, and I sew a patch for them on [...]

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Jose Romussi

Jose Romussi is an embroidery artist from Chile. “Becoming an artist was a natural process for me, since I became an artist overnight, skipping most of the steps required. Finding my style came to me as naturally as becoming an artist… “I am have always had in mind that there is more to what is [...]

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Karen Casper

Karen Casper is a Contemporary Textiles graduate from England. “Using traditional textile techniques and vintage aesthetics Casper injects contemporary technology producing exciting futuristic pieces that ultimately create an art and fashion crossover.  Her work covers a number of genres; costume, editorials, gallery installations and commercial markets as part of her textile label Tulle and Candyfloss [...]

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Megan Hansen-Knarhoi

  Megan Hansen-Knarhoi is a textile artist from New Zealand. “Megan Hansen-Knarhoi is a contemporary New Zealand artist working predominantly in sculpture and site specific installation, investigating iconography, signs and symbols. Her work celebrates, scrutinises and satirises aspects of Christianity, creating friction between the sacred and profane, the positive and the negative, the beautiful and [...]

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Lauren Van Der Kolk

Lauren Van Der Kolk is an embroidery artist from the Netherlands.   “Lauren is a creative all-rounder, and tries to make a combination of the different academies she has followed. “Creatives of our time go beyond specialize within a discipline, the lines between the different directions are so thin, and creativity connect them” says Lauren. [...]

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Sue Walton

Sue Walton is a fibre artist from Suffolk, England. “My passion as a textile artist is driven by the texture and tactile nature of the materials themselves and the seemingly limitless ways in which they can be worked.  With an underpinning of traditional techniques, I exploit the manipulative properties of fibres and combine them with [...]

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Maxine Sutton

Maxine Sutton is a textile designer from Margate, England. “If one were to imagine a workshop household, one would envision a situation where most, if not all things were made in a more imaginative and beautiful way than in quotidian life” – Mark Rosenthal I love the idea of the workshop household described by Mark [...]

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Ana Teresa Barboza

Ana Teresa Barboza is a textile artist from Peru. Her portfolio of work is remarkable. In the main she uses embroidery on printed fabrics to play with assorted concepts, but she has also ventured into installation work using a range of media. From themes exploring the relationship between human and animal, to bodies and clothing, [...]

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Holly Levell

Holly Levell is a textile artist from the UK who specialises in soft sculpture. “I am inspired by my daily surroundings and the unnoticed aspects of life and how as an artist I can change the status and meaning of the humble object using my personal textile craft technique. It’s the idea of taking something [...]

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Favorite Place by Black Books

A quick little Edge post this week featuring a cool music video made entirely with needles and threads! “Favorite Place” taken from the new EP ‘Aquarena’ by Black Books 10 000 photos 1 km of thread 350 reels of thread 73 000 embroidery stitches 6 kg of scraps of fabric 100 needles and sewing pins [...]

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Debbie Smyth

Debbie Smyth is a visual artist from Cheltenham, England, who specialises in pin and thread art. “Everyday we see strong linear structures, architectural forms, iconic objects; I like to capture these but play with the angles and perspective to give extra depth to my drawing. “The drawings are firstly plotted to give me the bare [...]

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Karine Jollet

Karine Jollet is a soft sculptor from France. “The body as an enigma, I explore it, step by step, like a space that I need to reconstruct, to unify. Fabrics are materials that came naturally to me as an analogy to our own biological tissues: bones, fibres, crystals… I start with old bed sheets and [...]

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Magali Rizzo

Magali Rizzo is an embroidery artist from Paris, France. “My approach to art has always been tied among other things to the work of textile, and to the memories it carries around. Essentially narrative, my work feeds from textile mythologies, while questioning the cross-over between individual memory and collective experience. “Clothes, linen, are like a [...]

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Mother Eagle

Katie Tume, aka Mother Eagle, is an embroidery artist from the UK who specialises in hand embroidered jewellery. “I’ve been creating for Mother Eagle since 2007. There’s been several incarnations of the Eagle along the way, but my true heart’s love is fine, hand embroidery. I am a fifth-generation needleworker and have learned my craft [...]