Pandora Vaughan is a UK/Canadian artist working across disciplines in architecture, landscape, drawing and sewing. Her series “All the Little Rooms of One’s Own” presents a new perspective on prisons. “The prisons began as a small experiment and became a four year state of mind. I have for a long time been interested in formal [...]
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Olivia Valentine is a lacework artist from Chicago, Illinois. “The correlations between textiles, architecture, and their construction processes are central to my practice as an artist. My recent studio work and research have focused on the historical development of textile constructions and their relationship to architectural and social structures. My research into the historical development [...]
This week’s Cutting (& Stitching) Edge post features the work of Beryl Dean, one of the most significant embroiderers of the 20th Century. Beryl Dean – Reproduced with permission of The Beryl Dean Archive Trained at the Royal School of Needlework, Beryl Dean was a formidable talent who received high praise from her tutors [...]
Faig Ahmed is a textile artist from Azerbaijian. “Faig Ahmed explores composition of a traditional Azerbaijanian carpet by disjointing its structure and placing its canonic elements into open space. Carpet is more a time structure than a graphical one. Initially it was considered as a sophisticated sort of writing rather than a mere decorative piece. [...]
Jessica Larson is a Professor of Studio Art and artist from Morris, Minnesota. “My work subverts common objects or beliefs to examine the complex terrain that women must navigate in order to shape an identity within a culture offering mixed directives in that pursuit. The conceptual goal is to illuminate the lack of positive, [...]
Anne Valerie Dupond is a soft sculptor from France. “My work is making sculptures with fabrics. I’m working simply with recovered fabrics, needle and thread. I try to create a world crafted from sensitivity, ranging from the bestial (hunting trophies and animals of all kinds) to human representations such as busts of historic figures, [...]
Adriana Paice is a mixed-media artist from London. Her recent installation – Fragments – used conductive thread, sensors and sound files to create an interactive experience incorporating the poetry of Ri Pierce-Grove. “Three digital images of the city lovingly recomposed in stitch as tapestries anchor the exhibition. They explore the texture, both physical and psychological, [...]
Victoria Martini is an embroidery artist from Munich, Germany. “I love in a way to copy artists that have also copied existing ideas (from other artists pictures or advertisements) and made a complete new picture or interpretation of it. Sometimes they just made little changes and the meaning of the picture is different. “In [...]
This issue of the Cutting (& Stitching) Edge is devoted to the Blood Bag Project. I hope you feel able to participate in this excellent fundraising idea. “My name is Leigh Bowser (aka Leighlalovesyou) and I am a final year Textile Craft student at the university of Huddersfield (UK). I am basing my final year [...]
Leighlalovesyou is doing a very interesting art project about her experience as a twin. See the entire set here, and be sure to check out all of Leigh’s work in her Flickr photostream.
Erin Riley is a textile artist from Philadelphia. “I am a tapestry weaver using the traditional methods of weaving and using hand dyed wool combined with personal imagery and images sourced from Facebook, Google and other sharing sites.Â I am obsessed with how people communicate, harass, exploit and express themselves through the internet, text messaging, [...]
See the entire 26 piece set from Jennifer Andrews here.
Sarah Greaves is a Manchester-based artist who I’ve been excited about for a long time. “I describe my work as Embroidered Graffiti. I use the traditional craft of embroidery to vandalise and graffiti everyday objects with emotive, political and thoughtful text. Fridges, doors, food and sinks become canvases for hidden thoughts. “My work explores stereotyped [...]
We love Craftypod, it’s simply terrific and Sister Diane is an absolute angel. The latest episode features none other than our very own Queen of Ironic Stitching, Beefranck! We all know that Beefranck (alter ego: Bridget Franckowiak) is the binding polymer here at Mr X Stitch, but you may not realise that she is also [...]
Carly Altree-Williams is a Melbourne-based textile artist. The pieces featured in today’s post come from her Feminine Realm series. “The Feminine Realm is a selection of new works exploring the theme of the female experience using portraiture, adornment, animals and rites of passage. Portraiture captures a person at a certain moment in their life whether [...]