The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Pete Fowler

Contemporary embroidery art via Mr X Stitch

Pete Fowler is an illustrator and mixed media artist from London. Recently he’s been cross stitching.

 Pete Fowler - Owl Captain - Cross Stitch


Pete has a unique illustrative style and he has deployed this style on all manner of media, from album covers to full wall murals and beyond.

Pete Fowler - Synth Galleon - Cross Stitch

Although this is Pete’s first foray into cross stitch, he’s definitely gotten to grips with it.

Pete Fowler - Euro Roadies - Cross Stitch

With bold colours and a confident design sense, this first set of pieces from Pete is bang on. A quirky set of pieces that remind me of Beatles animation, they’re a great introduction to a world that I hope we get to see more of.

Pete Fowler - Synth - Cross Stitch

Be sure to visit Pete’s website to enjoy the range of his work, including posters, vinyl toys and so much more. Before you go, enjoy this nifty little video from his recent exhibition.


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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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