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Stunning Animals Embroidered by Hand Using Colored and Metallic Thread

Laura Baverstock is a specialist hand embroiderer, textile artist, and illustrator who mixes traditional stitching techniques with her contemporary design practice. She creates embellished designs and bespoke pieces with modern materials and embroidery adding texture and interest. Laura graduated with a BA (Hons) Degree in Hand Embroidery for Fashion, Interiors and Textile Art from The Royal School of Needlework. If you watched last year’s Mary Queen of Scots, you saw Baverstock’s embroidery work on the actors’ outfits, which earned an Oscar nomination for costume designer Alexandra Byrne. For more beautiful…

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These Tattoos Look Like Patches Embroidered Into Peoples Skin

Eduardo ‘Duda’ Lozano is an amazing tattoo artist from São Paulo, Brazil who has become famous for his incredible embroidery-style tattoos that look like patches have been sewed directly onto people’s skin. In an interview with Tattoo Life, Lozano says he started tattooing in 2002 under the mentorship of his friend, Claudio Botta. He also mentions that the secret to his embroidery-style patch tattoos is a growing knowledge of light and shadow. While Lozano has gained popularity for his signature style, the artist hopes to eventually focus on hyperrealistic tattoos,…

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Russian Artist Pushes Embroidery To Its Limits, Making It Look Like Paint

It took about a half a year for her to bring her vision to the public, said the embroidery star, “I started to publish my embroidery experiments in Instagram and people start to write me, ‘can I buy it?’ And I thought – why not.” Over time this young visionary’s work has continued to evolve as is evident on her page. Her enchanting needlepoint can be seen displayed over complimentary backdrops, only adding to the already eye-popping visuals. Scroll down below to check out her latest work and don’t forget…

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