Italian born, London based artist Maurizio Anzeri transforms found photographs of perfectly cute kids into spooky, tribal, baboon-ish looking creatures using only a needle and thread. This is where I got some of my inspiration for sewing on canvas

Art ::: Embroidery work by Maurizio Anzeri

Embroidery, and sewing machine on photographs, from a series titled String Figures by Jose Romussi

Jose Romussi - Embroidery, and sewing machine on photographs - Series titled String Figures

Lisa Kokin, "Fauxliage: No Birds Sing", 2011. Thread, wire, page fragments from Silent Spring (1962) by Rachel Carson 70 x 24 x 8 in. Courtesy of the artist and Seager Gray Gallery, Mill Valley, CA. http://www.thecjm.org/on-view/in-the-past/do-not-destroy-trees-art-and-jewish-thought/about

'Fauxliage: No Birds Sing' by Lisa Kokin - Thread, wire, page fragments from the book 'Silent Spring' by Rachel Carson 70 x 24 x 8 in. Courtesy of the artist and Seager Gray Gallery, Mill Valley, CA.

Thinking of exploring circles as lines. Inspiration: Wood Logs detail by Sarah Bell Smith

Hand Embroidered Face "the wrong side" Postcard by Louise Jones

Wrong Side Stitched Face Postcard - Postcard Print - Hand Embroidery - Illustration - Portrait

Hand Embroidered Face "the wrong side" Postcard by Louise Jones Love the "wrong side" look--the messiness, the wiring, the fraying

Pamela Campagna and Thomas Scheiderbauer's thread and nail portraits

Pamela Campagna e Thomas Scheiderbauer fios e unhas retratos. / Pamela Campagna and Thomas Scheiderbauer thread and nail portraits.

thread geometrics-could be fun with scrap wood, decoupage landscapes and pick out the geometric shapes of the landscapes-or carnival scenes

Stitched postcards by Shaun Kardinal

Ana Teresa Barboza - Thread and Needle 2    hate the themes' angst, but I love the originality in embroidery art. So unusual, but at least the artist used to have the guts !!! to protest what she thinks is going on.

Ana Teresa Barboza - Thread and Needle 2 hate the themes' angst, but I love the originality in embroidery art. So unusual, but at least the artist used to have the guts !

Rosie James textile designer - I admire her highly textural, embroidered juxtapositions and the variety of colour tones, layers of imagery and patterns. An intriguing, complimentary contrast is evoked.

Rosie James textile designer - highly textural, embroidered juxtapositions and the variety of colour tones, layers of imagery and patterns. An intriguing, complimentary contrast is evoked.

mixed media photography sketchbook

Photography Sketchbook Ideas – 16 Inspirational Examples

mixed media photography sketchbook stick things in, messy

Sense of Healing - Maggie Ayres is a mixed media & textile artist who is passionate about texture, line and light, which she manipulates using a variety of materials, focusing primarily on natural fibres.

Bliss 100% Organic Cotton Sheet Set (350 TC)

Sense of Healing - Maggie Ayres is a mixed media & textile artist who is passionate about texture, line and light, which she manipulates using a variety of materials, focusing primarily on natural fibres. Wow, love this texture.

Embroidery Fashion Portrait Art Print 14x11  von sparklymouse, $24,00

Embroidery Fashion Illustration Art- By sparklymouse (on etsy)

Brown paper & beeswax https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Purple-Thread-Shed-Ali-Ferguson/176460132412566

Ali Ferguson - Brown paper & beeswax… Contemporary stitched textiles from fragments of the past

Donna Lee Dowdney: Textile Artist

Donna Lee Dowdney: Textile Artist Pinned by Cheryl

Stacey Page - what is this for?

Stacey Page

mixed media textile embroidery surreal art Stacey Page

Leisa Rich Swap Meet detail 4 - interaction art - viewer can remove and change up any panel of choice, thereby morphing the piece into multiple configurations - interesting concept

Swap Meet detail 4 by monaleisa- I love how this looks like amoebas or cells.

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