The origins of embroidery can be traced back to the Warring States period in China (500-300BC) and to Sweden's Migration period (300-700AD), and some would argue that it hasn't changed much over the centuries:
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Craft Blog UK: The stunning embroidery art of Andrea Farina - guaranteed to make you say WOW!
Izziyana Suhaimi, Reaching for Equilibium
Julie Sarloutte, embroidery portrait.
Ana Teresa Barboza
Ilaria Margutti, Mend of Me, 2009 embroidery on canvas
Love the vintage postcard/geometric embroidery mixed media work of Seattle based artist Shaun Kardinal.
1 Year of Stitches project by Michelle Anais Beaulieu-Morgan
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