Maeve Pacheco is the artist and creator behind Macro Macrame. Based in Brooklyn New York she describes her oversized macrame as ‘eclectic rope art,’ that ‘focuses on elevating vintage designs with new mediums and exaggerated dimensions.’
British artist Elisabeth Rutt predominantly uses hand embroidery for her pieces that centre around form and colour. Pattern is always present and by exploring the same theme in depth her art is both comprehensive and varied.
Dutch textile artist Tilleke Schwarz has been hand embroidering since childhood. She describes the theme of her work as “the oddities of our modern society” and her carefully considered pieces offer a glimpse into her thoughts and the world around her.
Inspirational Monday, 19th February 2018
Happy Inspirational Monday. Happy Chinese New Year to those of you who celebrate it. 2018 is the Year of the Dog so it seemed fitting to feature this hand embroidery by American artist Aubrey Longley-Cook which is currently being exhibited at ‘New Threads: Perspectives in Contemporary Fiber Arts,’ at the Laband Art Gallery, Loyola Marymount University.
Image left: Runaway, by Aubrey Longley-Cook, 14 hand-embroidered images using cotton thread.
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