Sites worth exploring: The Portrait Project

Th eportrait project screen shotToday I would like to highlight another contemporary textile artist working with both portraiture and textiles.

Evelin Kasikov’s Portrait Project is a series of stitched portraits based on the same grid. Stitchers will find this artists work interesting as images are created by using different embroidery techniques.
Scroll down the page to see close details, the back of the pieces and enjoy over your morning cuppa.

Sites worth Exploring: Artist Pierre Fouché

A portrait in lace by Pierre FouchéThis morning I thought I would share with you a recent portrait made in lace by artist Pierre Fouché. This page has close up details of the piece. I am sure readers will enjoy seeing his skill. Take some time out and visit Pierre Fouché’s website and investigate his portfolio.

A stitched self portrait

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The Stitched Autobiography of Salley Mavor has been highlighted in Threads magazine by April M. Mohr.

Some readers may know Salley Mavor’s blog  the Wee Folk Studio. Do check it out if you have not encountered it before.

I have always been interested in self portrait and autobiographical pieces in cloth. Some call them story cloths no matter what you call them I am sure you will be interested in this piece

Hand Made Postcards using Silk Habotai

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I have recently encountered Hand Made Postcards using silk habotai by Debbie Babin.

This  article caught my eye as the technique is slightly different. The card is quilted first then dyed.
I went on to explore the site. Debbie Babin is a Mixed media textile artist. Do venture further than her tutorials I am sure you will enjoy the eyecandy in her galleries.