Typographic Embroidery

If you look around, you’ll see a revival of typographic embroidery. Every other kind of type platform has been revived so why not this? La Broderie was a large broadsheet devoted to the sewing arts. This issue, like many others, was devoted to stitching letters and monograms—threads came in light, medium, bold and knotted.

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2 thoughts on “Typographic Embroidery

  1. Patricia L. Ballard

    Great post. As a child of the 1950s, with a grandmother who taught Home Ec, I learned all sorts to stitchery at a very young age. Recently, I’ve been experimenting with embroidering on unusual surfaces. It’s been a lot of fun.