Male Master Embroiderers

28 11 2009

Japan: japanese embroidery- Kurenai-kai

Iwao Saito (1918-1989)  – Founder and Master Embroiderer

USA: japanese embroidery center

China: Hair embroidery masters

Ming Yongguo – http://www.mygart.net/main/assume_e.asp

Ming Yongguo´s work

Wei Jingxian – http://www.wjxart.com/Professor.htm

sample of Wei Jingxian´s hair embroidery:

Tibet: Themba Chophel, master appliqué thangka tailor of Norbulingka Institute, India

copyright Norbulingka Institute

Urgyen Sonam, Australia, Tibetan Sacred Arts

copyright Tibetan Sacred Arts Urgyen Sonam

Dorjee Wangdu, Tibetan Appliquéd Thangka artist and master, Tibetan Applique Arts

India: Asif, master embroiderer

England: Owen Davies, creator of Knotwork Garden Embroidery and former head of the Royal School of Needlework

Kaffe Fassett, textile artist, kaffefassett.com

copyright Kaffe Fassett

France: Francois Lesage, designer of haute coutre embroidery,  Ecole Lesage

Greece: Dimitri Castano, Gold Embroidery master and designer, www.gold-embroidery.com

Spain: Juan Rosén, master goldwork embroiderer, http://www.bordadosjuanrosen.com/

 

 

Sebastían Marchante, master goldwork embroiderer and artist

 

Laos Prince  Nithtakhong Somsanith, royalty, embroiderer, artist – http://www.princesomsanith.com/aboutSomsanith.jsp

© Alexis Frespuech

Lima, Peru – Paul Phillip Evans, haute couture designer and embroiderer, http://www.paulphillipevans.com/

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30 11 2009
Beth Ellicott

Thanks for showing the male masters of stitching. My son stitches and he really like the show on the knot gardens.

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30 11 2009
worksofhands

You are welcome. I compiled this to inspire myself.

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