Harriet Popham’s Custom Machine Embroidery

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!

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.

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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 Instagram, or at her website.


What Technique Is This?

This is free machine embroidery and if you want to find out more about it, check out our dedicated post!
We’ve featured some great free machine artists on the site – here are four you might like!


Urban Threads - Unique and Awesome Machine Embroidery Designs

Gear Threads is brought to you from the offbeat gals at Urban Threads. 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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