Admiring this incredible beaded universe created by Margaret Nazon, an accomplished and recognized fabric artist living in a small fishing community of Tsiigehchic, Northwest Territories of Canada. Â In 2009 she started beading cosmic images based on the Hubble space telescope pictures.Â She creates galaxies, nebulae, stars and the aurora using glass beads of various sizes and stitches them to black velvet or canvas.Â She studied Fashion Design at the Lethbridge Community College and Business Administration at the Medicine Hat College, Alberta and she owns her own craft business â€œNomad Designsâ€ in Inuvik, NWT.
Images: Courtesy of Margaret Nazon
Kyoko Sugiura is a graduate of Bunka Fashion College in Japan. She is the creator behind the brand, Kyoko CrÃ©ation Broderie, an atelier and shop in Paris. The artist uses a variety of hand embroidery techniques and materials that show the richness and complexity of her designs. Much of her work is inspired by the diversity of nature. The last four images show her collaborative
effort with Japanese ceramist, Akiko Hoshina.
Images: Courtesy of Kyoko Sugiura.