Anne Waller’s Fairytale Magic

Gear Threads Is The Mr X Stitch Machine Embroidery Column - Presented By Urban Threads!

Welcome to Gear Threads, where we showcase artists who are elevating machine embroidery to new heights!

Color and light spring to life in Anne Waller’s unique textile art. Under the name Heatherwell Designs, she creates a variety of creative works, including these magical freemotion embroidery works. We’re loving the bright-on-dark color palette and all the intricate details!

Anne Waller's Fairytale Magic
Anne Waller's Fairytale Magic
Anne Waller's Fairytale Magic

See more of Waller’s work on her Heatherwell Designs blog.

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This is free machine embroidery and if you want to find out more about it, check out our dedicated post!
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