Gear Threads – Birgitte Busk

Gear Threads is the Mr X Stitch machine embroidery column - presented by the Urban Threads team!

Got some serious eye candy for you today. Birgitte Busk is a textile artist in Denmark who creates freehand thread painting portraits, using an ordinary sewing machine and mad skills.

Birgitte Busk - Poetry - Machine Embroidery
Birgitte Busk – Poetry

Many of her pieces are on the super-photorealistic side…

Birgitte Busk - Uls - Machine Embroidered Portrait
Birgitte Busk – Uls
Birgitte Busk - Pernille - Machine Embroidered Portrait
Birgitte Busk – Pernille

…but they’re just as gorgeous when she lets the stitchiness show.

Birgitte Busk - Karoline - Machine Embroidered Portrait
Birgitte Busk – Karoline

She creates portraits on commission…

Birgitte Busk - Mogens - Machine Embroidered Portrait
Birgitte Busk – Mogens

…and dabbles in other things, too.

Birgitte Busk - Restarting - Machine Embroidery
Birgitte Busk – Restarting
Birgitte Busk - Dolly Parton - Machine Embroidery
Birgitte Busk – Dolly Parton
Birgitte Busk - Kunstnerbrev - Machine Embroidery
Birgitte Busk – Kunstnerbrev – Machine Embroidery on Printed Fabric

See more of Birgitte’s amazing work here (some NSFW) and here.

Birgitte Busk - Turning Teen - Machine Embroidery
Birgitte Busk – Turning Teen

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Created by illustrator Niamh O'Connor, Urban Threads is revolutionizing machine embroidery one edgy, elegant, innovative, and/or offbeat design at a time. Discover the future of digital stitchery at www.urbanthreads.com.
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