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I adore the stitching on the cover of this vintage children’s book, which hails from the collection of Pixiegenné. I wish modern book publishers would integrate handicrafts a bit more, as the effect is so lovely and memorable. Link.

8 thoughts on “Stitchery by Virginia Tiffany

  1. I remember having that book when I was a little girl! I loved it and remember the stitching very well. The saturation of images always kinda reminded me of the It’s a Small World ride at Disneyland. I especially like how she illustrated “The Wind”.

  2. Another book with amazing stitched illustrations is ‘The Fabrics of Fairytale” – Stories Spun from Far and Wide, illustrated by Rachel Griffin.

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Jenny Ryan

Jenny Ryan is an artist, crafter, and maker of things. She lives in Los Angeles with a pack of various animals (including her husband) and writes about her adventures in creating at Exit Through the Thrift Shop.

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