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20 Artists Who Took Embroidery To The Next Level

The origins of embroidery can be traced back to the Warring States period in China (500-300BC) and to Sweden's Migration period (300-700AD), and some would argue that it hasn't changed much over the centuries:

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worth 1000 words: over a winter day

Here's an idea for wall art or a bag: put a photo on fabric (using printable fabric or iron on transfer) then embroider over the photo in contrasting color

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1 Year of Stitches project by Michelle Anais Beaulieu-Morgan

1 Year of Stitches as Seen Through One Embroiderer's Hoop

1 Year of Stitches project by Michelle Anais Beaulieu-Morgan

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