The top 20 embroidery Instagram superstars you need to knowPublished on 4 September 2019 4 min read
Whether you’re a newbie to needle arts or a craft connoisseur, it’s time to turn your Instagram into a haven of stitch-spiration!
As well as having a never-ending feed full of ideas and inspiration, Instagram makes the perfect place to meet other like-minded crafters and share top tips and tricks for successful stitching!
Kickstart your following spree by hitting the follow button on our top 20 favourite embroidery Instagrammers of the moment…
Embroidery meets art on this edgy grid where you’ll find stunning self-portraits and moving designs based on the stitcher’s memories. As well as stitching, this feed will have intricate drawings popping up on your feed too – dreamy!
Follow Libby from Oh My Golly Embroidery on Insta and prepare to be inspired! Libby’s beautiful embroideries are made using nothing but black thread, some cream linen and a hoop, and the results are simply stunning.
This fabulously floral Insta feed is full of gorgeous embroideries by the super talented Olga Prinku. Olga stitches on tulle, making her flowers appear as if they’re floating. We’re obsessed!
We love Emily’s simple designs with pops of colour featuring luscious landscapes, fantastic florals and plenty of perfect portraiture.
Fancy your embroidery with a side of feminism? Hit the follow button on Still Bitter Design and fill your feed with Hannah’s makes that are helping to smash the patriarchy one stitch at a time. Right on!
Natalie Sedgewick from Tattered Thread is a fashion design and textiles graduate, and you can tell from her brilliantly bright, cool and contemporary grid. Natalie’s modern style takes inspiration from traditional tattoos and layers up loads of lovely textures for totally unique designs.
Beth Evans is sending her bold embroideries from Canada straight to your Insta feed. Packed with feel-good quotes (and quite a lot of swearing!) plus gorgeous nudes portraits, you won’t regret hitting the follow button on Penny Embroidery.
This grid isn’t embroidery – it’s thread painting! Lucy Hand’s awesome designs are inspired by nature and her style of stitching helps her subjects come to life.
Bustle and Sew are a mother daughter team proving that stitching isn’t a solo sport! Their quirky stitching style captures sensational succulents, cool quotes and adorable animals.
We simply adore the way Lottie uses patterns in her work. She captures animals beautifully, with bold, black linework filled in with gorgeous repeat motifs. We can’t wait to try out her whale!
Cool, quirky and ultra contemporary; Courtney McLeod’s super stylish Insta is a haven of embroidery inspiration. Courtney’s delicate designs feature female forms in all shapes and sizes, and we can’t get enough!
We love this embroidery newbie’s delicate designs! Ultra feminine and beautifully simplistic, this is an account you have to be following.
Libby Williams is travelling the world and stitching as she goes! Libby’s awe-inspiring attention to detail is obvious in her incredible landscapes and picture perfect stitched snapshots. We can’t wait to see where she travels (and what she makes!) next.
“I make pictures with string” – Alaina Varrone’s bio says it all! Her stunning portraits are so true to life they could be confused with a photograph. If you want to be jaw-to-the-floor with wonder – hit the follow button!
New York City-based Cristina takes embroidery to the next level by stitching onto photographs printed on fabric. We LOVE her Frida Kahlo embellishment.
Needlejuice takes everyday objects and turns them into gorgeous embroidered pictures – proof that you can find inspiration wherever you are! You’ll never look at your coffee pot in the same way again…
Fun, cute and colourful – the three components that make Anaclara Bordou’s grid such a feel-good space. Plus, there are plenty of dog portraits. Need we say more?
If you’re a sucker for self help and love to share an inspirational quote on your Insta story, you’re going to want to follow Janelle Platt’s account immediately. You won’t regret it!
Fabulous florals, feel-good (and saucy) quotes combined with beautiful bright colours make for a gorgeous grid; and Mallory Bailey has it all.
Jenn Riggs calls her work “modern hand-embroidery for the millennial maker” and one glance at her feed says she’s got it right! Jenn’s delicate designs in muted tones will have you reaching for your stash before you’ve hit follow.