Embroidery art often seeks to mimic nature, but Australian visual artist Meredith Woolnough has a special technique we've never seen before. By using water-soluble fabric, her beautiful embroidery, which is inspired by nature's most graceful forms, gains a new dimension of lightness and delicacy.

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

Detail of cluster coral mandala from 'The Mandala series' by Meredith Woolnough

Embroidery art often seeks to mimic nature, but Australian visual artist Meredith Woolnough has a special technique we've never seen before. By using water-soluble fabric, her beautiful embroidery, which is inspired by nature's most graceful forms, gains a new dimension of lightness and delicacy.

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

by Meredith Woolnough

Free Tutorial: Machine Needle-lace shapes using water soluble stabilizer

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Sally Verrall - machine embroidery Was amazed to read ' machine embroidery' as it looks like watercolour. A lovely bit of work, you can feel the frost on the grass spikes

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President Obama's Inauguration, Washington 2009 (detail) by Roanna Wells, hand stitch on wool from an ongoing series looking at situations that bring people together for a common cause abstract ,contemporary textile art installation .

Meredith Woolnough

Australian artist Meredith Woolnough creates elaborate embroideries that mimic delicate forms of nature like leaves and coral.

'Blackthorn' detail. Machine embroidery on linen, by Stephanie Boon, 2012 « Dawn Chorus Studio. Spring flowers make me smile :) Stephanie Boon, 2012. #machineembroidery

Machine embroidery on linen, by Stephanie Boon, 2012 « Dawn Chorus Studio. Spring flowers make me smile :) Stephanie Boon,

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