More stupendously great embroidery

October 24, 2013 at 2:38 pm 1 comment

I recently came across a rather wonderful embroidery book in one of my favourite local book haunts, Avid Reader at West End, and I’m so glad I snapped it up as a quick online search reveals that it seems to be out of print already. It’s really special, so I thought I’d share a few pictures. You can also see images from a Stitch Show exhibition held in Tokyo in September on the Tokyo Craft Guide blog (but I’m warning you, it’s a Pandora’s box!).

Stitch Show embroidery book

This 3D embroidery by Emi Takazawa is included in the ‘Traditional’ section, which I would have called the ‘This Will Render You Speechless’ section.

Stitch Show embroidery book

It’s hard to pick absolute favourites, but this robin by Kimika Hara would have to be right up there – talk about painting with thread!

Stitch Show embroidery book

Just lovely – flower buttons and cushion by Atelier Taffeta.

Stitch Show embroidery book

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