Breaking the rules of embroidery
Yarn from SwedenIn our ambition to find the perfect embroideryarn, we start to look in Sweden. We want strong yarn with high lustre. I was told to search for "Ryafår" an old swedish kind of sheep with long shiny fur. I asked google and found a farm just a few…
Destash sewing challengeI have a goal of keeping all my supplies for sewing in 1 big cabinet in our living room. We don't live in a house with plenty of space, but a nice 2 room apartment in Stockholm city so space is limited. Cabinet But as I started working and got an…
With inspiration from all parts of daily life, CreativeClowns is much more than just the embroideries we see here today. It is a vision of making embroideries easy, accessible and exciting without pointers or limiting rules.
The embroideries are created dynamically and the pattern gradually grows over the weave as they are created. The artists share the embroideries and both work on all pieces simultaneously, without knowing the end result beforehand. The embroideries is a reflection of the daily life, where ugly, crazy and beautiful are mixed into the big picture that tells us something about the world we live in today. The artists tackles new shapes and colors with curiosity, and are working with both small, big, flat and 3D shapes. The biggest embroidery so far is over 500 000 stitches big and measures around 1.2x1.2 meter.
The future for CreativeClowns is exciting. The artists are planning a revolution within handcraft as embroideries, making it more accessible, interesting and fun. Discussions evolves around creating the best embroidery yarn in the world, improving embroidery weaves and arranging workshops to invite people into the wonderful world of color, inspiration, shapes, spontaneity, patterns, glitter and embroideries!