30 Artists Explore the Boundaries of Stitched Art
Series: PUSH Series
Publisher: Lark Crafts
Published: September 2011
all in color
9 X 7
Carton Quantity: 22
Announcing PUSH, a new series devoted to indie-crafters and artists pushing the boundaries of traditional crafting mediums!
Curated by Jamie Chalmers--aka Mr. X Stitch, a leading figure in the “new embroidery movement”--PUSH Stitchery profiles the cutting-edge creative work of 30 top stitching artists from around the world. Each designer is showcased with six to eight pages of gallery-style imagery. A fascinating question-and-answer section, along with bios, make this innovative and inspirational book a must-have for anyone interested in blurring the lines between craft and art.
Jamie Chalmers is an active leader in the online stitch community and what he has dubbed “the new embroidery movement.” His blog, Mr. X Stitch (http://mrxstitch.com
), presents a steady stream of contemporary indie stitch artists pushing the limits in their mediums. From tattoo-inspired stumpwork (3D embroidery) to pinup cross-stitch to embroidered metal, Mr. X Stitch and his team profile, interview, and feature the very best stitchers in both the craft and art realms.