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Embroidered map of London

Embroidered map of London

map embroidery by Anna Biss Title : Woking Town Centre Size : 15 x15 cms Price : £80 Hand stitched on cotton fabric. Mainly cotton threads. Back, straight, satin and chain stitch, with some french knots.

Textiles artists gallery of work by Anne Biss. Hand embroidered, books, maps, calligraphy, letters, boxes, and wall pieces. Stitched textiles. Member of the Society of Designer Craftsmen.

Anne Biss is a contemporary textiles artist. Hand embroidered, books, maps, calligraphy, letters, boxes, and wall pieces. Stitched textiles. Member of the Society of Designer Craftsmen. Commissions for contemporary embroidered maps and calligraphy, books and boxes.

embroidered map

embroidered map

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Map Quilts by Leah Evans | Make:

Label-Free posts about the work of textile artist Leah Evans, who creates hand-stitched, map-inspired quilts that encompass a variety of techniques,

Anne Biss embroidered map

Friday Favorite: Anne Biss

This Friday’s featured artist is Anne Biss and her lovely embroidered maps! I love the intricacies and complex patterns of these. The details and variety of marks are just stunning!

Detail 'Where?' by UK textile artist Anne Biss. Embroidered map, silk fabric hand embroidered with rayon and cotton threads. Split stitch, french knots, back stitch, running stitch, 110 x 70 cm. via the artist's site

Textiles artists gallery of work by Anne Biss. Hand embroidered, books, maps, calligraphy, letters, boxes, and wall pieces. Stitched textiles. Member of the Society of Designer Craftsmen.

Anne Biss is a contemporary textiles artist. Hand embroidered, books, maps, calligraphy, letters, boxes, and wall pieces. Stitched textiles. Member of the Society of Designer Craftsmen. Commissions for contemporary embroidered maps and calligraphy, books and boxes.

Conflux 2008

Image: Liz Kueneke, Manhattan's Urban Fabric, 2008 This past weekend, Barcelona-based artist Liz Kueneke offered a cloth map of Manhattan to passing downtown crowds, inviting them to sew, as roads and icons, their daily routes and personal events onto what amounted to a communal quilt. This may sound quaint in the age of Google Maps, and the legion of amateur cartographers it has created, but such a project would not exist without Google: people's lived landmarks were seldom considered of…

Birkenhead Docks map art quilt by Mary Bryning

Birkenhead Docks map art quilt by Mary Bryning