Featured embroidery artist: Else Ruckli-Stoecklin

Else Ruckli-Stoecklin in her studio. When I visited the Textilmuseum St. Gallen earlier this year, I discovered the works of Else Ruckli-Stoecklin, a now deceased Swiss hand embroidery master that created beautiful and intricate needle paintings long before they became “hip”. She also worked with enamel, wire and collage, but she considers her embroidered pieces … Continue reading Featured embroidery artist: Else Ruckli-Stoecklin

Featured embroidery artist: Claudia Jäggi

Claudia Jäggi (born 1975) is a mainly self-taught fibre artist with a family background in textiles (her maternal grandmother was a textile art teacher, her paternal grandmother was a couture dressmaker). Transforming traditional techniques into fiber art and adding further media, her work could mayhap be titled “mixed media embroidery art”. She is based in … Continue reading Featured embroidery artist: Claudia Jäggi

Featured bead embroidery artist: Daphné Madrigali of NAB Créations

Daphné’s first necklace. A real shell with seed beads and crystals. Daphné is married and the lucky mother of three (big) children, a daughter and two sons. In her other job, she’s a case manager for the Financial Department of Geneva Hospital. She lives in Chêne-Bougeries in the suburbs of Geneva. Already as a child, … Continue reading Featured bead embroidery artist: Daphné Madrigali of NAB Créations