The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Marloes Duyker

Marloes Duyker - Goldfish - Machine Embroidery & Applique

Contemporary embroidery art via Mr X Stitch

Marloes Duyker’s embroidered work is sublime.

Marloes Duyker - Face - Machine Embroidery
She is a illustrator from Utrecht in the Netherlands, who specialises in fabricated illustrations creating with a sewing machine.

Marloes Duyker - Goldfish - Machine Embroidery & Applique

She produces work for a range of clients, books and magazines. Some recent works were used in a booklet for prostitutes to inform them about health issues and the risk of HIV.

Marloes Duyker - Machine Embroidery & Applique

Her work is simply astounding. Her applique work pushes the concept to new depths, and I think it is an inspiration to any of us embroiderers.

Marloes Duyker - Machine Embroidery & Applique

Marloes’ work defines contemporary embroidery for me, raising it to from craft to art, and I simply applaud her for what she does. Her work is both beautiful and obscene; contemporary and yet honouring that which has gone before. It’s just great.

See Also
Contour Stitch Showing the effect of stitch spacing, or density.

You can see her work at her Flickr photostream.


The Cutting & Stitching Edge is brought to you in association with PUSH: Stitchery, the must-have embroidered art book by Mr X Stitch !

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