Yippee, it’s Sewn!


These are thread illustrations by Nike Schroeder.

Warning: This post may contain images with nudity. Viewer discretion is advised.

Notes from the artist’s statement:

Nike Schroeder lives and stitches in Berlin.

Thread is her material with which she playfully transports images out of her direct surrounding into textile art. She delicately explores human expressions and moments through needles and yarn.

Her work is composed carefully and extremely detailed and at the same time seemingly rough and unfinished, leaving the ends of the thread hanging out of the pictures like a possible accident. The loose thread adds an incidental component which is sometimes the result of coincedence and at other times the consequence of precise calculation. […]


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March 24, 2011 Art Embroidery Illustration