Stitchgasm! – Josefine Wiewegg’s Leeloo Portrait

Another Stitchgasm from Mr X Stitch!

This hand embroidered portrait is by Josefine Wiewegg of Nightbird Needle. Her work features great female movie characters, such as Leeloo from The Fifth Element!

Leeloo by Josefine Wiewegg

Her other embroidered portraits include Wednesday Addams and Ripley!


Leigh Bowser is a BA (Hons) Textile Craft graduate and free hand machine embroiderer, specialising in portraiture of both pets and people! See her work at!