Welcome to XStitchers of Instagram where we share a groovy Instagrammer whose needlework deserves more attention! This month it’s Alison Carpenter-Hughes, aka Pootlesmoon!
Her use of free machine embroidery is both dynamic and touching, with threads flowing free from lifelike portraits.
The artworks push at dimensions and encourage you to interact with them. They reflect intimate moments and share the innocence that is in all of us.
Much of her work is commissioned and they must make amazing gifts for special people.
It feels like she’s really developing her groove and it’ll be great to see how her work evolves. Follow her on Insta and send her some love whydontcha?
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