Singapore-based illustrator and textile designer, Teresa Lim, takes home a part of the country she visits with these awesome embroidered souvenirs. Incidentally, we like her embroidery embellishments on those canvas shoes as well. Her design philosophy is to join together her love of illustration, embroidery and surface pattern design. She also writes poetry, particularly favoring this insight from her blog:
“For the farther I travel, the closer I am to myself.
And thats what matters the most to me.
I believe it’ll be okay.”
Images: Courtesy of Teresa Lim.
Found this brand, Summer Snow, searching the product portfolios on Japanese site, Loftwork. Don’t know too much about the artists/designers but we do know that we like their work enormously. They cut out the best parts of discarded clothing and create these wonderful patches that are then attached to t-shirts and sweatshirts.
Images: Courtesy of Summer Snow.
These stunning moth and butterfly sculptures are the creations of Japanese textile artist, Yumi Okita. The North Carolina-based designer creates these large pieces using different materials – cotton, feather, faux fur, embroidery thread and painted fabric. The pieces are sold here in her Etsy shop, which is currently showing a sculpted poppy that may be the start of a botanical series. Anxious to see her impending creations.
Images: Courtesy of Yumi Okita.