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Ruth Miller - Upcoming Shows

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We are big fans of Ruth Miller and her fascinating embroidered portraits. She was our featured artist this past February. Ruth's work will be featured in two upcoming shows. Go see this work if you are in the area. If you are unfamiliar with Ruth you can check out our blog: http://treschicstitchery.com/…/ruth-miller-embroidered-por…/

"The Evocation and Capture of Aphrodite" will be on view in a group show as part of its Red Clay Survey Exhibition, July 9 -- September 24, 2017. Huntsville will have its Red Clay Preview Party on Saturday July 8th from 6:30pm -- 8:30pm. It will include live music, wine and hors d'oeuvre at a cost of $25. The Huntsville Museum of Art is located at 300 Church St., SW in downtown Huntsville, Alabama

"Thinking Art into Being: Ruth Miller's Contemporary Embroidery" will be presented by the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art from June 13 through August 19, 2017. This exhibition will allow you to see the process by which ideas become art. Photographs, sketches and written descriptions will be displayed beside finished tapestries. Bring your friends and any questions you have to the Artist Reception, FREE to the public on Friday, June 16, 2017- 5pm until 7pm. Wine and cheese will be served. The exhibition is funded by the Mississippi Arts Commission, a state agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency."

The Elegant Embroidery of Kirsten Chursinoff

Inspired by the natural environment of Canada's west coast, Vancouver native Kirsten Chursinoff's embroideries are detailed images of butterflies, birds and gorgeous flowers.  We are so pleased to feature her this month in our artist profile.  A trained textile artist who began working with thread as a young girl, Kirsten uses both hand and machine [...]

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Heidi Zielinski - Fiber Into Art - Quilter

Heidi Zielinski loves the touch and feel of fabric and the infinite possibilities for combining color, line and texture when creating her quilts.  She loves how quilting the layers creates texture and shadow on the quilt surface.  She uses commercial fabric and also creates her own materials by dyeing, painting and stamping fabric.  "I use [...]

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Christine Mauersberger - Artist of the Month for April

I am so very pleased to introduce one of Ohio's own textile artists, Christine Mauersberger.  Christine uses a variety of materials in her work from new silk and linen to worn pieces she finds in resale shops.  She loves to give new life to recycled fabric.  She loves to stitch and finds serenity in the [...]

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Places for Inspiration - Textile Artist Resources

March came upon us and we have been traveling to shows and meeting with retail partners.  Along the way we missed curating our next Artist of the Month.  So its a good time to share some of the resources we use find out what artists are up to, and where we go for inspiration.  I [...]

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Ruth Miller - Embroidered Portraiture

Our featured artist series has given me the opportunity to be in touch with wonderful fiber artists, and now I am so very pleased to tell you about Ruth Miller who creates exquisite embroidered portraiture.  New York City native Ruth Miller, who works primarily in the medium of hand-stitched embroidery, considers herself part of the [...]

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Celebrating the New Year with Featured Artist - Michelle Kingdom

We are so pleased to begin 2017 by featuring the work of Michelle Kingdom.   Michelle was born in Los Angeles and received her degree in art from UCLA.  This California artist's work is figurative, mainly featuring women's figures in different settings and situations.  I love the expressive nature of her figures and the suggestions [...]

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Featured Embroidery Artist - Danielle Clough

At Tres Chic Stitchery we are interested in new techniques and artists with unique points of view expressed through stitches.  We will be featuring an artist each month and sharing their backgrounds and thoughts.  Our first artist is from South Africa, Danielle Clough.  "As a photographer-designer-vj-embroiderer, Danielle Clough has lived a life forever bound to [...]

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Stitching a Postcard - Favorite Memories

Postcards are so much fun.  They take us back to places we've been or where loved ones and friends have visited. We have postcards written by relatives who have traveled far and wide, some with messages that are typical "wish you were here" or others that are funny recollections of foibles during travels like "the [...]

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Needles for All Occasions

There are so many different needles and choosing the right one for the type of work you are doing can make a HUGE difference in your enjoyment of the needlework experience.  Sewing, Crewel, Embroidery, Tapestry, Chenille, Milliners, Beading, Ribbon are some of the common names.  The anatomy of a needle is common to all of [...]

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