Five Paradigm Shift Artists

Contemporary embroidery art via Mr X Stitch

The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge has featured fantastic artists over the years, and every now and again we find someone who changes the way you think about a particular form of textile art. Here are five stunning examples. Click on the image to visit the original post!


Pierre Fouche - Bobbin Lace
Pierre Fouche – Bobbin Lace
Faig Ahmed - Error - Woven Azerbaijiani Rug
Faig Ahmed – Azerbaijiani Rugs
Stitchalicious' Flaming Heart Tattoo Stumpwork
Stitchalicious – stumpwork
Moxie - Needle Felting
Moxie – Needle Felting
Erin Riley - Body Shots - Tapestry Weaving
Erin Riley – Tapestry Weaving


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Mr X

Jamie Chalmers, aka Mr X Stitch, aka the Kingpin of Contemporary Embroidery is the founder of the Mr X Stitch site, the world's longest running embroidery blog, the curator of PUSH Stitchery and the author of the Mr X Stitch Guide to Cross Stitch. He is also the founder of XStitch, the game-changing cross stitch design magazine which launched in Summer 2017.

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