Embroidery is rarely described as ‘edgy’ but in Jamie Chalmers’ new book Push Stitchery: 30 Artists Explore the Boundaries of Stitched Art, published by Lark Books, its application on quirky and sometimes controversial artworks is highlighted. Here are several examples of the work featured.

Adventure of 3 children and an evil nanny, Aya Kakeda

Freshly Butchered Meat, Emily Eibel

Sophie, Cayce Zavaglia

Sweet Gun, Marloes Duyker

Way of Roses, Severija Incirauskaite-Kriauneviciene

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