Images: Courtesy of Yumiko Higuchi.
Freehand machine embroidery created by Australia-based artisan, Meredith Woolnough. The intricate and complex compositions are mounted with pins on paper in shadowboxes with embroidery sizes varying from approximately 7” to 30”.
Images: Courtesy of Meredith Woolnough.
“My work explores psychological landscapes, illuminating thoughts left unspoken. I create tiny worlds in thread to capture elusive yet persistent inner voices. Decidedly miniature in scale, the scenes are densely embroidered into compressed compositions. Using thread as a sketching tool, beauty parallels melancholy as conventional stitches acquiesce to the expressive.”
Images: Courtesy of Michelle Kingdom.