The Machine Embroidered Cells Of Natalie Horton


Contemporary embroidery art via Mr X Stitch

Natalie HortonOpens in a new tab. is a third year student currently at Bath Spa University studying a BA in Creative Arts. She makes cells.

Natalie Horton's stitched cells

Well alright, technically all sentient beings make cells, but Natalie makes them from felt and PVC and stitching.

Natalie Horton's stitched cells

There’s something very modern and stylish about them. And also something slightly fetishistic.

Natalie Horton's stitched cells

It’s great work, from a technical perspective the work in stitching the cells together is commendable. It will be interesting to see what she comes up with next.

Natalie Horton's stitched cells

For more of her work, including her knitted cell patterns, check out her Flickr photostreamOpens in a new tab..

Mr X

Jamie Chalmers, aka Mr X Stitch, aka the Kingpin of Contemporary Embroidery is the founder of the Mr X Stitch site, the world's longest running embroidery blog, the curator of PUSH Stitchery and the author of the Mr X Stitch Guide to Cross Stitch. He is also the founder of XStitch, the game-changing cross stitch design magazine which launched in Summer 2017.

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