Meredith Woolnough

It’s amazing how contemporary artists use embroidery as a medium to create so much beauty in so many diverse ways. Inspired by plants, coral and cells, Meredith Woolnough uses thread to create elegant shapes and patterns that are an absolute delight for the eye.

After sketching out a pattern on fabric, Meredith carefully applies the thread with a sewing machine. The fabric is then dissolved into water, leaving nothing but the beautiful body of Meredith’s stitching work. Finally, she pins the bodies into shadowboxes, like preserved specimens.

Meredith Woolnough is an award-winning artist who lives and works in Newcastle, Australia. Her unique creations have been shown in private- and group exhibitions worldwide. Visit her site for many more.


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  • Reply Monique van Uden May 16, 2016 at 3:30 pm


    This looks stunning!

  • Reply Ivonne Jéssica April 17, 2019 at 1:45 pm

    Es genial que hermoso trabajo, me gusta ver este tipo de arte tan nuevo y creativo.
    Felicitaciones desde Chile.

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