Karlee Porter’s Graffiti Quilting

I was struck the other day by this bit from Mr X’s recent TEDx talk: I’m not bothered what technology you use to become an artist; it is the self-expression that is the¬†critical point here. Machine quilting might not seem like the most likely medium for expressive stitching … but…

Nukeme’s Glitch Embroidery

Ring the bells that still can ring Forget your perfect offering There is a crack, a crack in everything That’s how the light gets in. — Leonard Cohen, “Anthem” Crafty lore is full of tales of cultures around the world where makers intentionally introduce a flaw into otherwise expert work…

Six of the Best – Lessons Learned

In the past six years, we’ve had¬†over 3700 posts about embroidery here at Mr X Stitch. We’ve done our bit to enlighten you all to what is possible with a needle and thread, but as well as inspiration, we’re keen to teach you a thing or two as well. Our…