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Mr X Stitch
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Mr X Stitch is the number one contemporary embroidery and needlecraft blog on the planet!
Mr X Stitch is the number one contemporary embroidery and needlecraft blog on the planet!

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The hugely talented William Schaff continues to make stunning embroideries. This perfect C-3PO is no exception. With Schaff, it’s the simple things that blow me away. The way he renders the light falling on C-3POs golden body… the scattering of stars in…

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It’s always good when an illustrator transfers their skills to embroidery and on Cozyblue’s etsy store there are all manner of ways you can emulate her talent with a needle and thread! You’ll have a whale of a time!

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I love that lace can be decorative and frivolous . Something I also love, is when the beauty and intricacy of lacework is brought into everyday life, brought to life in something beautiful but also practical and visible. Cue Niels Van Eijk and Miriam Van…

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A Kaross is a blanket, rug or shrug sewn from animal skins and historically used as a cloak or garment by some people groups in Southern Africa. These days it is used as a bed or floor covering. How it all began: It was a group of VaTsonga women, sitting…

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  Every year, Hand & Lock organizes a competition for the prestigious Prize for Embroidery to promote the use of hand embroidery and to discover emerging embroidery talent. This year, sponsors added Textile Art categories to the traditional Fashion…

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A lot of games are brought forward by the use of quest items, such as letters. FreudianStitch takes this to heart by recreating one of his favorite quest letters from Elder Scrolls. Using a tea-stained aida, a mistake in dying resulted in scorch marks on…

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This month I’m bringing you a collection of felt artwork that is just a little bit weird and completely wonderful. These five felt artists are killing it with their delightfully strange creations. Kit Lane Kit Lane is one of my favorite needle felt…

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  Wow! Honestly, just wow! Thanks so much to everyone for backing this project. The response has been quite astonishing and it’s amazing to realise that so many people from all around the world have been willing to support this idea and turn it into…

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There’s one sure-fire way into any milliner’s heart: hat blocks! After I wrote last month about how to learn millinery someone left a comment asking where to buy hat blocks. That’s a question with a simple answer and a complicated answer. The simple…

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If you’ve been paying attention to fashion trends at all, or even just walked into a mall lately, you’ll notice one trend that’s everywhere… floral machine embroidered fashions. Machine embroidery has long been a part of the fashion scene, but never has…
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