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Teresa Lim's embroidery is inspired by the people and things around her. An observer of people and a lover of textiles, her artwork has attracted a growing fanbase on Instagram, with more than 85k followers to date. It has also caught the attention of commercial brands, with selected clients including brands like Gucci, Changi Airport, and Swarovski.
Here's a reminder: you don't have to be good at something in order to fully enjoy it. Crafting is a great way to stay creative and active without the pretension of being an actual artist. Here to help you out is Thai crafter Orawee Choedamphai. The owner of the online craft shop Squish-n-Chips, Choedamphai provides quality supplies that...
Like most textile artists, Cindy Grisdela comes from a long line of women who have expressed themselves using a needle and thread. “Creating with various forms of fabric and thread has been a part of my life since I was a child,” she explains in her bio. https://www.instagram.com/p/B-w3lYrnSRc/ But...
With plenty of time on our hands and nothing to do with our hands - Liz Stiglets’ embroidery shop definitely comes in handy. The mastermind behind Cozy Blue, Stiglets offers embroidery patterns and DIY kits at reasonable prices, meant to help you tap into your inner embroiderer. https://www.instagram.com/p/B-scCN5g04x/ “I give notes for each...
Though playful in nature, Hiné Mizushima's needle felted creations aren't meant to be played with. Exhibited in galleries in the US, Australia, and Japan, and featured in books and magazines, as well as commissioned for campaigns and publications, they're better described as soft sculptures than toys. https://www.instagram.com/p/B9hZr_zhwIc/ Born in Japan, Mizushima...
Textile artist Cat Rabbit first took to plush toys as a way to pass the time. “I first started making little plush toys for friends when I was studying at university,” she explained in an interview with AG Gallery. But what began as a simple hobby would soon blossom into a career. “My interest in textiles grew...
Irish visual artist threadstories crafts extravagant textile masks and poses in them against a white background to show how people portray themselves on social media and create a false reality online. https://www.instagram.com/p/B5-4owIHshY/ Intentionally or not, people are doing their best to create the best version of themselves on social media, and threadstories...
An artist who goes by the pseudonym akorganicabstracts on Instagram describes herself as a painter, sculptor, Photoshop lover, and pop surrealism and fantasy artist with a healthy dose of steampunk for good measure. She recently shared her artworks on Bored Panda, where she introduced her wood burned skate decks. https://www.instagram.com/p/B9dUZw7BM7s/
Olga Prinku's embroideries aren't like anything we've ever seen. Using dried flowers instead of thread, she creates what is sometimes referred to as "botanical embroidery"—an altogether original technique of embroidery that Prinku teaches through classes and tutorials. https://www.instagram.com/p/B2Yv-zSH5aC/ Her materials include flowers she collects and dries herself and more exotic...
John Collins, also known as The Paper Airplane Guy, shows you step-by-step instructions for making the fastest paper airplane ever. We're not kidding— the model he shows us how to make won him a spot at the Guinness Book of World Records back in 2012. "If you want to make the best paper...

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