The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Six Cross Stitchers!

Contemporary embroidery art via Mr X Stitch

Hello beloved readers, how are you? In honour of the sixth birthday of the site, here’s six cross stitchers that we’ve featured in the past that deserve another airing. Yes, that’s right, cross stitch. It’s the simplest of stitches, but these guys prove that it’s a remarkable tool for artistic expression – enjoy!

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Noelle Mason
Noelle Mason
Andoni Maillard - Fire
Andoni Maillard
Pete Fowler - Synth Galleon - Cross Stitch
Pete Fowler
Alicia Ross - Motherboard 2 - Machine Embroidered Cross Stitch
Alicia Ross
Evelin Kasikov
Evelin Kasikov
Diane Meyer - Mauer Park - cross stitch on photograph
Diane Meyer


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