Gear Threads – Harriet Popham’s Custom Machine Embroidery


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

Harriet Popham is a third year student studying surface pattern design in Swansea. She specializes in architecture and portraiture in print and stitch. She makes amazing freestyle machine embroidery pieces on her Bernina machine.




She even has an Etsy shop called the Crafty Walrus where you can order custom embroidery portraits. What a cool way of experiencing a bit of machine embroidery!



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The loose, whimsical style of Harriet’s work is just charming. See more of her machine embroidery work on her Tumblr, or follow her work on Facebook.


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