The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Nike Schroeder Part Four!

Contemporary embroidery art via Mr X Stitch

After a brief hiatus, the Cutting (& Stitching) Edge presents the final selection of Nike Schroeder’s work.


Nike Schroeder embroideries - Holger and Moritz


Over the past few weeks we have seen the terrific breadth of Nike’s stitched work. Cool. stylish and filled with character, her pieces exemplify where cool embroidery is at right now.

Nike Schroeder embroideries - Self portrait redline I

These two self portraits are from the redline series. The dangling threads traverse the fourth wall and add drama to the pieces.

Nike Schroeder embroideries - Self portrait redline II


We round the showcase off with two pieces from the Brown series.

Nike Schroeder embroideries - Brown Series

Nike displays great skill in capturing human behaviour and then playing with space and non-space. I can’t get enough of this kind of work.

Nike Schroeder embroideries - Brown Series 2

You can find out more about Nike on her website, and be sure to check back over the previous posts about her, to truly enjoy this terrific talent!


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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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