5 Embroidery Artists To Follow On Instagram

by BUST Magazine

We all could use more art in our IG feeds, so get your “Follow” finger ready. Each of these ladies is making truly incredible creations with a needle, floss, and some basic embroidery moves. Whether you’re looking for project motivation or just general inspiration, these artists deliver, one stitch at a time.


Britt Hutchinson @tinycup_

This Chicago needleworker’s chill skeletons are made all the more endearing (and impressive!) by their diminutive size.


Teresa Lim @teeteeheehee

Travel landscapes and simple outlines of her signature girls against colorful backgrounds are this Singapore stitcher’s speciality.


Sarah K. Benning @sarahkbenning

Green up your feed with the flowers, succulents, and vibrant plant stylings of this Baltimore native living in Menorca, Spain.


Alaina Varrone @alainavarrone

This New Haven-based artist makes detailed portraits of everyday ladies and fictional feminist icons like Nancy Drew and Denver from Beloved.


Emillie Ferris @emillieferris

Lifelike pet portraits make this Suffolk, England-based artist’s feed perfect for a regular dose of awww



By Lisa Butterworth

This article originally appeared in the April/May 2017 print edition of BUST Magazine. Subscribe today!

More from BUST

These Aren’t Your Grandma’s Cross-Stitch Samplers

These Snarky Embroideries Will Make You Swoon

How Embroidery Made Me A More Well-Rounded Feminist


You may also like

Get the print magazine.

The best of BUST in your inbox!

Subscribe to Our Weekly Newsletter

About Us

Founded in 1993, BUST is the inclusive feminist lifestyle trailblazer offering a unique mix of humor, female-focused entertainment, uncensored personal stories, and candid reporting that tells the truth about women’s lives.

©2023 Street Media LLC.  All Right Reserved.