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Blowing Up the System

Bob Weidman | Posted 11.13.2016 | Politics
Bob Weidman

Still trying to make sense of the Trump debacle. This is a bit long, but bear with me. My father and grandfather before him had an embroidery compan...

Arthur Is Not Happy About Historic Sexism In Art

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.05.2016 | Arts

Arthur memes have recently become a powerful symbol for the barely containable rage and fury that spreads throughout the body like a fever, whether sp...

Embroidered Patches Are Fashion's Next Trend

Marcus Troy | Posted 08.15.2016 | Style
Marcus Troy

The patch has roots in the Military; and it is an accessory that is making a comeback this season.

Artist Hand-Sews Odes To Greek Mythology's Baddest Women

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.23.2016 | Arts

"I’ve always been interested in stories," artist Elaine Reichek explained to The Huffington Post. "And myths are fabulous stories, especially in how...

This Crafty ‘Chingona’ Is Proving Embroidery Can Be Empowering

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 05.17.2016 | Latino Voices

If you thought hand stitching was only for your abuela, think again. Sandy Perez picked up her first embroidery hoop three years ago, and what started...

Poetry Is Everywhere

Poetry Foundation | Posted 04.27.2017 | Home
Poetry Foundation

On texts and textiles. By Tilleke Schwarz I make hand-embroidered work that contains images, texts, and traditional items such as sampler designs. My...

Forget The Hoop! Embroider White Canvas Sneakers For Spring

Brit + Co | Posted 04.12.2017 | Style
Brit + Co

We're falling more and more in love with embroidery everyday. I personally might need to make a new Instagram account to keep track of all my embroid...

Stylish and Wearable Easter Looks for Kids

Amy E. Goodman | Posted 03.22.2017 | Style
Amy E. Goodman

With Easter around the corner, it's time to think of ways to dress the kids up appropriately for family activities, but also comfortably for romping about for the annual egg hunt.

The Spring Trends Everybody Will Be Wearing And How To Style Them

Condiment | Posted 03.22.2017 | Style

Spring is here at last. If a new season doesn't generate all kinds of excitement, the thought of warmer days ahead will. While you can absolutely upda...

The List: Innovative, Under the Radar American Made Gifts

Michelle Vale | Posted 12.11.2016 | Business
Michelle Vale

During the holiday season is when I am most acutely aware of the gross imbalance of imports versus exports, that is the current situation here at home...

Easy DIY Rustic Embroidery Hoop Ornaments

Dot & Bo | Posted 12.09.2016 | HuffPost Home
Dot & Bo

This year, we've become especially enamored with rustic holiday homes - and have been hunting for new ways to bring woodsy charm into our own abodes. ...

Artist Leah Emery Cross-Stitches Scenes From Vintage Pornography

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 09.03.2015 | Arts

Warning: These cross-stitches may not be suitable for work. There's a certain sheen coating the actors and scenes in 21st century pornography that r...

Erotic Embroidery Artist Is Not Your Grandma's Craft Maker

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 07.31.2015 | Arts

Two edgy, platinum blonde girls in black bikinis pose, showing off tongue rings. Another badass pair gossips behind cupped palms; another lazes on bea...

Embroidered Paintings Conjure Fantasy Mashup Of 'The Bachelor' And 'OITNB'

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.26.2015 | Arts

"I was a contestant on The Bachelor. When I arrived at the mansion I was numb and depressed. The first night I didn’t shower or brush my hair. I thi...

Artist Catfishes Dudes On Craigslist, Embroiders Their Cringeworthy Come-Ons (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.21.2015 | Arts

Warning: This post contains graphic language and may not be suitable for work. "My inspiration for this project was the Medieval tale of the hunt f...

Feminist Artist Heather Marie Scholl Stitches Why 'It's Hard To Be A Woman'

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.03.2014 | Arts

Contemporary women artists have imagined a myriad of ways to explore themes of femininity, identity, representation, violence, sexuality and body love...

This Is A Contemporary Feminist's Take On Traditional Needlework

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.17.2014 | Arts

A catcall -- made in the moment, often hollered casually with little forethought -- lasts only a few seconds. Once a statement like "Good morning, goo...

This Might Be The Best Way To Deal With Hateful Internet Comments

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 10.17.2014 | Women

What to do when someone writes terrible things about you on the Internet? Turn their comments into cute pieces of embroidery, obviously. Marie Bria...

Noah Michelson

LOOK: Artist Uses Hunky Male Physique Images To Take Embroidery Somewhere It's Never Gone Before | Noah Michelson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Max Colby gives new meaning to the word "prick." The 24-year-old artist combines embroidery with images from male physique magazines that were popu...

These Embroideries Of Boobs, Butts, Nipple Hairs And Stretch Marks Are Just Perfect (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.24.2014 | Arts

Warning: This post contains images of (embroidered) boobs and buts, and thus may not be suitable for work. Say farewell to all your preconceived ...

Portraits Of Algerian Female Combatants Transform Into Darkly Psychedelic Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 12.02.2014 | Arts

Asad Faulwell's massive canvases channel the ornate appearance of tapestries or kilim, weaving together intricate designs from paint, paper and pins. ...

This Is Not A Painting

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.12.2014 | Arts

From a distance, Sophia Narrett's "paintings" seem to be dripping from their canvas. They run off the edges of an imaginary frame, blurring the space ...

These Are The Feminist Doilies You've Been Waiting For

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.05.2014 | Arts

If you have -- like us -- been hiding in the depths of the Internet, waiting for that one artist to combine the politics of female hair with the delic...

Feminist Embroidery That Says Everything You Want To Say To Misogynists... With Thread

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.06.2014 | Arts

What do you get when you combine potent Feminist mantras with the delicate craft of embroidery? Something along the lines of Mo Morgan's genius series...

An Embroidered Art Project Dedicated To Viruses, Bacteria And Disease

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.25.2014 | Arts

Etsy genius Alicia Watkins has introduced us to an art medium we didn't know we were missing: the infinitely entertaining world of embroidered microbe...