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10 Amazing Artists Who Use Thread As Their Medium

We can all agree that thread is a pretty important part of our lives when it’s woven together. It makes the clothes on our backs and covers the furniture we have in our homes. People have also been using thread as a medium to make art with for centuries, weaving medieval tapestries and embroidering decorative items for their homes. However, there are contemporary artists that are taking a different approach to the fiber, using thread in ways that stretch the boundaries of the art it can create. In some cases, people have learned to apply painting techniques to their work with thread, creating photorealistic embroidered portraits, while others have used it for large-scale installations. Take a look at some amazing artists who have mastered the use of thread in their work.

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