Parisian artist Benoit Jammes recently created some brilliant new embroidery work which pays homage to his grandmother and is a modern twist on the textiles of the old days.
Vr0n is an embroidery artist based in Philadelphia who creates incredible embroidery work based on graffiti pieces that have been painted in the streets. Though we can find little information about the artist, her Instagram page has a solid amount of work paying tribute to the likes of Nekst, Pear and JA.
JT Merry is a mulidisciplinary artist who has worked for many years with Bjork, creating the costumes for her stage performances and music. As part of his new series of embroidery works, Merry decided to take the vision of athletic wear in a new direction by sewing floral patterns to their logos.
“Whilst appearing to the casual observer as intricate, highly accurately embroidered renditions of popular confectionery logos, this series hides a darker secret. Subtly subverting the messages of many a recognisable chocolate brand, my stitch skills combine with darkly humorous puns to comment on the emotional impact of an eating disorder. What is fundamentally a destructive condition is transformed here in to something aesthetically pleasing, yet perhaps made all the more poignant for its subtext.” –Charlotte Bailey