Brown Paper Bag • Illustrative Delight
Russian illustrator and embroiderer Lisa Smirnova has created a dynamic portrait of a tattooed man with an Impressionistic feel to it.
Emma Ihl (@stygnen) posted on Instagram • Sep 22, 2016 at 7:28pm UTC
339 Likes, 8 Comments - Emma Ihl (@stygnen) on Instagram: “Today we have worked with the kantha technique. So much fun! #kantha #kanthaquilt #embroidery…”
Madonna and Child Detail Detail of Infant Jesus This is another of those treasured possessions made by my mother in her student days, so, late 30s/40s and now very fragile, it fades every year even though I keep it out of the light. The thread has just disappeared in places, but her hand is very familiar, in the couching and split stitch used on the hands, very much in the medieval tradition, little scraps she had around, some of which I still have the remains of somewhere. I know this may…