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embroidery by samantha cotterill

Handmade pages by American artist Samantha Cotterill. Free motion embroidery and collages with fabric when treated as a sketchbook can add endearing and human qualities to our work.

sarah walton illustration/encorporating patterned paper with contour figure drawings/

love these pieces by UK based artist Sarah Walton… her squiggly embroidery, those floopy hounds, and a whole bunch of crazy/vintage floral patterns. Um, I have nothing else to say, as I am currently experiencing some kind of jealousy overload.

"Embroidered Memories" by Sue Stone (UK). Sue Stone is a textile artist who works mainly in hand stitch, machine embroidery and mixed media.

"Embroidered Memories" by Sue Stone (UK). Sue Stone is a textile artist who works mainly in hand stitch, machine embroidery and mixed ideas for office art work.

Systems by Dan Beckemeyer

Amazing illustration of the skeletal system with muscle mass that is hand-felted onto handmade abaca paper and stitched-in cardiovascular system. Piece is called "Systems" by Dan Breckermeyer My inner geek. It swoons.

Grayson Perry's tapestries are @VictoriaMiro gallery in London until 11 August

Grayson Perry's tapestries are Brown Brown Miro gallery in London until 11 August

Isn’t it clever how this artist  incorporates clothes into her painting?  Elfi Cella is a Swiss based painter, who paints miniatures and mixes paint and textiles in a wonderfully innovative way.

Elfi Cella is a Swiss based painter, who paints miniatures and mixes paint and textiles in a wonderfully innovative wa

paula sanz caballero. Stitched. "Paula Sanz is interested in subjects where the daily tragedy of social and emotional relationships becomes a ludic act full of irony." (artist statement from her website) @mixed media

"Paula Sanz is interested in subjects where the daily tragedy of social and emotional relationships becomes a ludic act full of irony." (artist statement from her website) - a wonderful piece of appliqué work!

Africa | Suri Smile.  Kibbish.  Omo Valley, South West Ethiopia | ©Stephanie Hunt, image and caption "Despite the harsh conditions, the Suri take great pride and joy in decorating their bodies. This young Suri boy is covered in yellow and red ochre from a creek bed near our camp."

National Geographic Traveler Magazine: 2013 Photo Contest TRAVEL PORTRAITS - Suri Smile - It took a three-day drive in rugged conditions to meet the Suri tribe.


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