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19 Artists Creatively Pushing the Boundaries of Embroidery

The art of embroidery has existed throughout time, dating as far back as 5th century BC. Despite its centuries-old origins, this timeless craft has continually been reenergized by visionary artists who push the boundaries of its meaning and limits. From hyperrealistic embroidered portraits to cross stitching on cars, creatives have taken the field to new and exciting places with their artwork. Scroll down to see some of our favorite artists who take the art of embroidery to the next level…

This makes me think of putting a picture on board, outlining details with nails to tie thread across them rather than sewing. Experimentation pages.

Ornmament~mini book page snowman/Book club/Gift Exchange/Christmas ornaments

This adorable mini snowman measures 4 and is made from a used paper back book from the local thrift store. His arms are made from real branches and

Cute! Doesn't quite do this Little Houses Town justice, great use of drift Wood, old nails, string & wire etc. ;)

Any Text String Art | Made to Order, Custom String Art

14x14 Dog String Art with Heart

14x14 custom string art of your dogs breed with a lovable heart. Every piece is made to order and has its own unique characteristics including

The Very Hungry Caterpillar activities and ideas

WHAT MADE ME Interactive Public Installation | Dorota Grabkowska The project was based around a concept of information visualisation in a form of a large scale, complex data map, generated by visitors themselves. The aim of the project was to explore what shapes the people of Birmingham by asking them these five simple questions: What made you Think? What made you Create? What made you Angry? What made you Happy? What made you Change?