The art of embroidery has existed throughout time, dating as far back as 5th century BC. Despite its centuries-old origins, this timeless craft has continually been reenergized by visionary artists who push the boundaries of its meaning and limits. From hyperrealistic embroidered portraits to cross stitching on cars, creatives have taken the field to new and exciting places with their artwork. Scroll down to see some of our favorite artists who take the art of embroidery to the next level…

The art of embroidery has existed throughout time, dating as far back as 5th century BC. Despite its centuries-old origins, this timeless craft has continually been reenergized by visionary artists who push the boundaries of its meaning and limits. From hyperrealistic embroidered portraits to cross stitching on cars, creatives have taken the field to new and exciting places with their artwork. Scroll down to see some of our favorite artists who take the art of embroidery to the next level…

This truly is a gorgeous crochet dishcloth pattern. The tulip stitch cloth can be given as a wedding gift or a baby shower gift since many bottles will need to be cleaned. This is a fairly easy crochet pattern to make.

This truly is a gorgeous crochet dishcloth pattern. The tulip stitch cloth can be given as a wedding gift or a baby shower gift since many bottles will need to be cleaned. This is a fairly easy crochet pattern to make.

Nothing better than hand knit, spa washcloths, to give as gifts or to keep for yourself. Instructions for this DIY , daisy stitch, knit washcloth with crochet edge | craft

Nothing better than hand knit, spa washcloths, to give as gifts or to keep for yourself. Instructions for this DIY , daisy stitch, knit washcloth with crochet edge | craft

Molly's Sketchbook: Running Stitch Scarf - The Purl Bee - Knitting Crochet Sewing Embroidery Crafts Patterns and Ideas!

Molly's Sketchbook: Running Stitch Scarf - The Purl Bee - Knitting Crochet Sewing Embroidery Crafts Patterns and Ideas!

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