Lizgstitches, about eyes, ink and the Moon

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Although I have never met Elizabeth Griffiths, also known as Lizgstitches, I suspect we have the same kind of fascination… namely with marks and the moon. Half a year ago, wandering through Instagram, I ran into her embroidered image of the moon. To me it was just… like a lightning […]

Stewart Francis Easton, Innovative Embroiderer

Lojong 9, Stewart Francis Easton, photo courtesy SFE Embroidered meditation Some years ago I rediscovered embroidering, after having paused for nearly 40 years. I needed some quietness in my head in exciting times. My restarting worked out well for me. Embroidering gave me such a “Zen feeling” again. In the meantime I have met a […]

Mónica Leitão Mota

Highway trees, Mónica Leitao Mota, 2017, photo courtesy by the artist At the end of 2016 Mónica Leitao Mota, a Portugese mixed media and fibre artist living in Canada, drove along the highway on the way to a thread festival in Oakville. Her eye caught beautiful trees along the highway. Inspired by this sight later […]