1. Blast from the Past - Anya Kase’s Voodoo Chic

    Blast from the Past – Anya Kase’s Voodoo Chic

    It's Blast From The Past From Mr X StitchCourtesy of Craftster, I give you: Anya’s Voodoo Chic. Anya was inspired by an original piece by Jake Geiger and has translated it absolutely flawlessly to stitch!


    You can see more of Anya’s work on her Flickr!

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  2. Stitchgasm! - Tina Belcher by Emily Hsiao

    Stitchgasm! – Tina Belcher by Emily Hsiao

    Another Stitchgasm from Mr X Stitch!

    Tina Belcher is no hero – she puts her bra on one boob at a time like everyone else.  Emily Hsiao, is a hero for capturing Tina so perfectly in this hoopla! And that weaving stitch – divine!

    Tina Belcher by Emily Hsiao

    Emily doesn’t seem to have a website, but this has been featured on the blog of the Bob’s Burgers creators themselves!

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  3. Exploring Etsy - Hello all!

    Exploring Etsy – Hello all!

    Exploring Etsy with loadofolbobbins!

    Hello and may I just say what a pleasure it is to meet you all *extends virtual handshake* I suppose I should really introduce myself, I’m Loadofolbobbinsaka Jessica Taylor and over the coming weeks and months I shall be taking you all on a stitch adventure uncovering some of the best needlecraft Etsy has to offer, think of me as your David Attenborough of craft. However, for my first post I…

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  4. Gear Threads - RISD’s Digital Embroidery Classes

    Gear Threads – RISD’s Digital Embroidery Classes

    Gear Threads Is The Mr X Stitch Machine Embroidery Column - Presented By Urban Threads!

    The art of machine embroidery, or digitizing, is still a small but growing medium for new artists and designers to explore and work in. The thing that keeps it small mostly comes from the fact that access to the digitizing equipment is expensive and limited, and learning it can be even more daunting without some professional guidance. For many years these skills have mostly been held tightly…

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  5. Phat Quarter Finds - 20th April 2014

    Phat Quarter Finds – 20th April 2014

    Mr X Stitch presents Phat Quarter Finds

    The Phat Quarter is our Flickr group where you can share pictures of your best stitcheries!

    It’s also the place where we host our legendary swaps to coincide with our Fifth Friday Festivals of Fabulousness!

    Here’s the latest 20 pictures that have been added. Why don’t you come and join us?

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  6. Felter Skelter: Miniature Felt

    Felter Skelter: Miniature Felt

    Felter Skelter - your essential needle felting column from Mr X Stitch!

    While most needle felt work tends to be smaller than life size, the medium doesn’t lend itself well to the extreme small scale. Fine detail is difficult to achieve when the piece is smaller than the felting needle itself, not to mention the increased risk of getting a sharp poke to the finger for your trouble. Still, some artists manage to produce wonderful miniatures using the technique, so…

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  7. NSFW Saturday - David Curcio

    NSFW Saturday – David Curcio

    Mr X Stitch presents NSFW Saturday - the naughtiest needlework on the planet!

    Hi everybody! It’s Saturday, and you know what that means – so if you’re ready, say hi to Togepi and get to it!

    WARNING!

    NSFW SATURDAYS WILL CONTAIN CONTENT THAT IS NOT SAFE FOR WORK!

    IF YOU READ THESE POSTS, AND ARE OFFENDED, WE’RE SORRY BUT WE DID WARN YOU!

    Togepi stitchery by iggystarpup

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  8. Sequintial Art – Carne Griffiths: Fine art Embroidery

    Sequintial Art – Carne Griffiths: Fine art Embroidery

    We admit its been a little while since we gave you an update on what we’ve been up in the Hawthorne & Heaney studio, but it’s all been very exciting. Now we can show you some of the beautiful things we have been involved in creating as we have been working with renowned artist, Carne Griffiths. Originally from Liverpool, Carne himself has a bit of history in the embroidery world as he worked as a…

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  9. Showtime Snippets - 17th April 2014

    Showtime Snippets – 17th April 2014

    Mr X Stitch brings Showtime Snippets

    Showtime Snippets sweeps together all kinds of titbits from the interwebs into this handy digest for you. If you’re a stitch/textile artist, hopefully these snippets will help you find shows and exhibit!

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  10. Sequintial Art – Carne Griffiths: Fine art Embroidery

    Sequintial Art – Carne Griffiths: Fine art Embroidery

    We admit its been a little while since we gave you an update on what we’ve been up in the Hawthorne & Heaney studio, but it’s all been very exciting. Now we can show you some of the beautiful things we have been involved in creating as we have been working with renowned artist, Carne Griffiths. Originally from Liverpool, Carne himself has a bit of history in the embroidery world as he worked as a…

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  11. The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge - Deborah Simon

    The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Deborah Simon

    The Cutting & Stitching Edge | Contemporary Embroidered Art from Mr X Stitch

    Deborah Simon is a mixed media artist from Brooklyn, USA.

    Deborah Simon - Ursus maritimus

    “My work walks the line between taxidermy, toy and sculpture. Each sculpture is meticulously fabricated to create an unnervingly accurate but slightly off version of the natural animal.

    Deborah Simon - Ursus maritimus - back

    “Evolution has always held a particular fascination for me, informing how I create and group the animals in my work. As I’ve read and dug through…

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  12. Meet Our Sponsor! Kreinik Threads!

    Meet Our Sponsor! Kreinik Threads!

    Kreinik Calling! Exclusive to Mr X Stitch!

    We love the companies that sponsor Mr X Stitch and we thought we’d take a moment to share some love about them!

    Kreinik Threads have been making beautiful threads for years and each month, Dena Lenham’s Kreinik Calling column provides inspirational ideas on how to create great effects with their products. If you don’t know about Kreinik, this introductory post will reveal all!

    Kreinik Threads

    You can tell that…

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  13. Stitchgasm! - Happy Rain by Yuko Uemura!

    Stitchgasm! – Happy Rain by Yuko Uemura!

    Another Stitchgasm from Mr X Stitch!
    Yuko Uemura has serious patience! She created this rain drop embroidery, made up entirely of French knots for her niece.  Each raindrop took between 1-2 hours each!

    Happy Rain by Yuko Uemura

    I really love her use of colour and shape, as well as all that lush texture!

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  14. Bring on the light

    Bring on the light

    Kreinik Calling! Exclusive to Mr X Stitch!
    As a stitcher and embroider, you use threads as a tool for bringing a design to life. They’re not just for adding color, however. Depending on the kind of thread, they can add a different texture or a special effect, which makes the end design all that much more interesting. Look around you right now: are your surroundings flat, all one texture, totally matte, all one type of surface? No, the…

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  15. Phat Quarter Finds - 13th April 2014

    Phat Quarter Finds – 13th April 2014

    Mr X Stitch presents Phat Quarter Finds

    The Phat Quarter is our Flickr group where you can share pictures of your best stitcheries!

    It’s also the place where we host our legendary swaps to coincide with our Fifth Friday Festivals of Fabulousness!

    Here’s the latest 20 pictures that have been added. Why don’t you come and join us?

    [slickr-flickr]

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