british hand embroidery and textile artist, sophie king, has created a series of hand-sewn messages on roses. king explores embroidery as a medium to make powerful statements about herself, women and love. her pieces blur ‘the traditional boundaries between craft and art’.

sophie king roses

 

 

as a self-taught artist, king approaches each piece with an emphasis on craftsmanship and creativity. each message is meticulously embroidered on the delicate surface of leaves or rose petals. the contrast in color, in addition to the creative use of materials, creates visually striking and tactile works.

sophie king roses

 

 

the roses, which can be purchased on king’s website, are designed with a variety of messages and themes. she has worked on a range of designs of various size and scope, for all kinds of clients. her most recent work focuses on empowering women and examining the issues they face in modern life. 

sophie king roses

sophie king roses

sophie king roses

sophie king roses

sophie king roses

sophie king roses

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