Stitchgasm! Birch House by Casey Von Esteban

Do yourself a huge favor and start following Casey Von Esteban on Instagram. The Toronto-based artist is pushing boundaries in her mixed-media embroideries by stitching into everything from wood (yes, wood!) to maps. The stunning house above was a commission. Von Esteban first drilled out the design into birch and…

Inspired to Stitch – Claudia Jaeggi Nessler

Swiss artist Claudia Jaeggi Nessler was born to create with thread. Both of her grandmothers had careers in textiles – one was a couture dressmaker and the other was a textile arts teacher. As a 21st Century stitcher, Claudia (a.k.a. Weissfeder) has moved beyond the traditions of her grandmother’s craft…

Stitchgasm! – 5 Mixed Media Pieces

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)…