The woman behind Baobap, Irem Yazici, can transport fans of all things hand-stitched to their happy place. Her undeniable talent is just one of the reasons we were overjoyed that she joined the gifted group of artists in our Designer Collection of free patterns. We had the chance to talk to Yazici about her work. Have a read and then check out her patterns in our Designer Collection.
We are lucky to have patterns from Spanish designer Loly Ghirardi, (better known as Se?orita Lylo) in our Designer Collection. We love the sense of play and the use of color in her work. Her designs have a youthfulness that any embroiderer can appreciate. Here is our translated interview with Loly. The passion she has for her work comes through loud and clear and can serve as an inspiration to all budding embroiderers.
DMC Designer Collection contributor, Jenn Riggs of Thread Honey makes every pop culture buff proud. Her multifaceted designs bring whimsy and lightheartedness to embroidery?perfect for every generation of stitcher. We invited Jenn to share some of her thoughts and memories about stitching. Read below to learn how she got her start!
Throughout the year we?ll be bringing you Stitch Stories from artists who contributed to our Designer Collection of patterns. To kick the series off, we bring you a Stitch Story from Joanna Saunders, founder of the online embroidery shop, Sew & Saunders.
Sara Shoemaker is a marvelous hand embroidery artist. You might know her from her shop, The Kitschy Stitcher. There, you?ll find a collection of eclectic designs that offer a perfect melding of all things retro and modern.
Visit Genevieve Brading?s online shop, Floss & Mischief and you?ll see the tagline, ?trendy needlework,? and we?d have to agree. Her work is perfectly on-trend and her talent is incredible. Read her compelling Stitch Story.
One look at Sonia Lyne's shop, Dandelyne, and you?re treated to spirited designs by this Australian talent. And that spirit made its way into Sonia?s Stitch Story. Read her tale and don?t be surprised if you find that her positivity is infectious.