Embroidery Art Like You’ve Never Seen Before

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This article is not about your typical grandmother-style embroidery. No. It’s about pushing the boundaries of what can be done with nothing more than a simple needle and thread.

Often when we hear the term “modern art”, we immediately discount some techniques or even materials. But instead, modern art is about disrupting the traditions and experimenting with them. As these outside-the-box thinkers show below, even something that has been around for millennia can still be used in surprising new ways.

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1 A 92-year-old Creates A Spectacular Collection Of Embroidered Temari Spheres

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Image source: nanaakua

2 Embroidered Cat Shirts By Hiroko Kubota

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Image source: Hiroko Kubota

3 Artist Embroiders On Metallic Objects

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Image source: Severija Inčirauskaitė-Kriaunevičienė

4 Embroidered Vegetables By Veselka Bulkan

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Image source: Veselka Bulkan

5 Instead Of Taking Photos, Teresa Lim Embroiders Her Travels On-site

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Image source: Teresa Lim

6 Artist Meredith Woolnough Uses Home Sewing Machine To Capture Nature’s Most Delicate Forms With Embroidery

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Image source: Chloe Giordano

7 Embroidered Animals By Chloe Giordano

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Image source: Chloe Giordano

8 Urban Cross Stitch

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Image source: urbanxstitch

9 Embroidered Portraits By Cayce Zavaglia

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Image source: Cayce Zavaglia

10 Artist Ana Teresa Barboza Creates Landscape Embroidery Art That Leaps Out Of Its Frames

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Image source: Ana Teresa Barboza