I first became fascinated with Louise Bourgeois when one of my professor’s wife (who is an amazing artist herself) lent me a book about her, this one specifically. When I discovered how textiles form the background of her life, and her fabric works and fabric books, I fell for her…
(via Dare to DIY in English: DIY dress: Pollock Impulse)
(via Ana Teresa Barboza | The Artful Desperado)
Embroidery hoops, colorful thin fabric, suspended in front of windows.
365 lucky days.
I am so in love with this.
collaboration between sarajo frieden + marci boudreau for poketo/kitsune noir show: LA I’m yours, 2010
collaboration between sarajo frieden + marci boudreau for poketo/kitsune noir show: “LA I’m yours, 2010
waking with you by Joetta Maue, 2010
hand embroidered, appliquéd, and painted re-appropriated linen, and queen size bed
DIY Easy Embroidered Shorts by My Junky Box. Again, in Turkish (use Chrome translator), but there’s not much of a tutorial, but I like the idea and project a lot. *For patterns look at inspiration & realisation’s Rebecca Minkoff’s inspired stitched sweater I posted here.
The Earl of Lemongrab
I recently decided to open up a store to sell some of my hoops, I want to finish two more before I open, until then I’m working on the look and store policy. fuuuun .
(It took me two evenings and a lot of arguments with Tumblr to get this to post properly… Silly Tumblr! Anyway, on with the description…)
Because I’m an awesome-sauce daughter, this is what I gave my dad for Father’s Day. It’s an embroidered tweet* by PigeonJon. Actually, it’s not an exact tweet, as I edited it (read: messed around in paint until it looked passable) so that it just said one of his main phrases.
It was the first time I’d tried embroidery, I usually stick to cross stitch, but I’m very proud of the result. I hope you guys like it too!
*Inspired by SuperVelma on Etsy.
Still Life. Embroidery.
Embroidery on fabric
The stitch work I’ve done on my quilt so far. It’s pretty arduous but I’m getting there. I really love the look of the black silk on wool though.