I’ve been experimenting these days with more mixed media in my own embroidery. These five pieces are fantastically creative.
By using different materials (from styrofoam, to vintage paper, to street photographs) all of these artists are pushing the boundaries of textile art.
Coney Dog, by Rachel Lynn Rose (a.k.a. RayR00)
Product and Inventory Management in the Computer Age, by Mark Bieraugel (a.k.a. film research)
Medusa Specs by Gill Collins (a.k.a. paisley pedlar)
Graffiti Embroidery by Caroline Larnach
Sunday Morning, The Faithful Dog and The Volunteer by Jessica Kelly (a.k.a. paperstitch)
Be sure to follow the links in their flickr profiles to see more of their work on their blogs, website and shops.
Now, go stick a needle in somewhere unexpected!
Olisa Corcoran is a stitch artist and blogger living in Durham, NC. She speaks fluent Nuyorican and always keeps her dial turned to 11.