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Sophie Standing Art (@textile_art) | Twitter

Sophie Standing Art (@textile_art) | Twitter

Elegant Embroidery Sophie Standing Art. LC: Can't find a translation button. Grrr. Looks like mixed media and I could stare at every animal for hours! Looks like a little eye in the fold of an ear on this creature. Wow!

LC: Can't find a translation button. Looks like mixed media and I could stare at every animal for hours! Looks like a little eye in the fold of an ear on this creature.

Textile embroidered art by Sophie Standing

Sophie Standing is a British born artist who has lived in Africa for 15 years. She produces her art by combining appliqué and free motion embroidery. The details of the animals are created by sewing with different coloured threads only.

This is so clever! Brilliant fabric choice and sewing that takes a project to the next level - something to aspire to :) . . . © Sophie Standing

Brilliant fabric choice and sewing that takes a project to the next level - something to aspire to :) .

Lorraine Roy Art Textiles machine embroidery trees

Lorraine Roy Art Textiles machine embroidery trees

Imagine you’re in one of my five-day classes. You’ve chosen an ambitious project: a fabric collage portrait of an important person in your life. But this is day two of the class. You&#8…

Notice how fine I can make both the dark and light lines above and below the eye appear. All because they peak out from BEHIND the eye. No tiny little slivers of fabric needed and the eye unit is stable enough to pick up and move around.