Craft Rocks: A tribute to a tribute

In November last year the Secret Society of Hertford Crafters put a stunning display of over 15,000 knit and crocheted poppies onto Hertford Castle to commemorate 100 years since the end of World War I. The display cascading down the castle was breathtaking, and raised over £16,500 for the Royal…

Stitchgasm – Memorial Rabbit by Britt Hutchinson

Mark Bieraugel recently turned me on to the wonderful embroidered artwork of Chicago-based Britt Hutchinson. Her work features a muted color palette and tiny, exquisitely detailed stitching, as seen here in this memorial rabbit she made for Robin of Bittersweets, NY. The French knots, chain stitch and flawless roses are…