A Grisly Grizzly and Other Bare Bears by Deborah Simon

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Artist Deborah Simon’s series of Flayed Bear Sculptures combine taxidermy, science and embroidery. Her three unusual bear sculptures have faux fur partially pulled back to reveal the anatomy underneath. (more…)

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Ian Berry Does It In Denim. Check Out The Fashionable Art of Denimu.

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Ian Berry AKA Denimu, A Blue Eye (Avalon Pub), denim on denim, 122x61cm (48.03×24.02inches)

UK artist Ian Berry works in a medium usually reserved for fashion – denim. he constructs scenes and figures by cutting and piecing together that well-worn closet staple, jeans. As a result of this, he goes by the name Denimu and has attracted quite a following worldwide. (more…)

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Dryer Lint Handroll Anyone? Sushi Sculptures Made With Actual Lint.

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Artist Slater Barron works in several different mediums and has created everything from large scale installations to small sculptures. But what caught my eye were her actual size sculptures of sushi handcrafted from real dryer lint. (more…)

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Fabric Covered Padded Pixel Portraits Made With The Help Of Prison Inmates.

As part of textile brand Kvadrat‘s Hallingdal 65, a project in which 32 talented designers were asked to to create entirely new works using the textile originally designed by Nanna Ditzel, Dutch designer Hjortefar designed two giant portraits (BUM and NANNA) made up of fabric covered padded pixels in 29 colors. In total each piece contains 7200 pixels and measures 3 x 6 meters. (more…)

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Hand-Stitched Fashion Magazines by Inge Jacobsen

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Photography student Inge Jacobsen began her studies at Kingston University studying fine arts. She since switched to photography but combines continues to combine mediums in some of her works. (more…)

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Stitchwitchery By Aubrey Longley-Cook. Sew Cool.

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Talented young embroiderer Aubrey Longley-Cook (who turns 24 tomorrow.. Happy Birthday Aubrey!) writes a blog from Atlanta, Georgia named Spool Spectrum on which he posts his own handiwork along with some fabulous textile work from other artists and some kitschy finds. He also sells some of his unique embroidery, each framed in a wood hoop, in a store of the same name as his blog on etsy. (more…)

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