Tuesday, 30 August 2011

Athens News: You crafty thing by Marie Zaharaki

An article about the embroidery scene in Athens, featuring Loukia Richards and Stitch ‘n’ Bitch

“I use embroidery, weaving and knitting in my own art work. I learned a lot about stitching techniques through observation, reading and visiting museum collections. Art historians consider embroidery a very distinctive, individualistic and highly sophisticated art form,” says Greek British artist Loukia Richards. The founder of the Stitch ‘n’ Bitch Athens group, she has been a needlework fan for most of her life."


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