Holiday Card Designs (in Embroidery)

Did you see the holiday card in the last post? Did you exclaim over it and wish you could see more works of art in embroidery?

You are in luck, my friend. Today, I present:  Affinity Express holiday cards from past years. I pulled these out of my files because we are currently working on this year's card. And I tell you, it's hard to match up to the standards set before! Take a look and  you'll see what I mean.

Let's start with Da Vinci, and probably the most famous painting in the world. The background is printed, not embroidered, because--as K.T. told me--it was much too heavy with all embroidery.

Affinity Express Holiday Card: da Vinci's Mona Lisa in Embroidery

Here's an interpretation of another of Da Vinci's works.

Affinity Express Holiday Card_da Vinci's Virgin Mary and Child in Embroidery

And another.

Affinity Express Holiday Card: da Vinci's Blackberries in Embroidery

Here's one of a Renoir painting.

Affinity Express Holiday Card: Renoir's Roses and Jasmine in Embroidery

And this, one of my favorite works of art:

Affinity Express Holiday Card: Monet's Water Lilies in Embroidery

Another beautiful Monet. Hard to believe this is embroidery, isn't it?

Affinity Express Holiday Card: Monet's Morning in Embroidery

And if you thought we like da Vinci and Monet, we love Van Gogh just as much. Here's one.

Affinity Express Holiday Card: Van Gogh's Sunflowers in Embroidery

And two. This is my favorite Van Gogh: in fact, I have a copy at home (and another copy of another of his irises).

Affinity Express Holiday Card: Van Gogh's Irises in Embroidery

And three.

Affinity Express Holiday Card: Van Gogh's View of Saintes Mary's in Embroidery

And while it seems impossible to choose a favorite among all of these, this last one is probably mine. I have always loved Degas's dancers, and this interpretation is just perfect.

Affinity Express Holiday Card: Degas

Which is your favorite? Would you like to see what we do this year?


Comments

Designers who have worked on these cards are really great designers and I am really proud to say that working with these designers is a great experience and it gives you more inspiration to work with your best abilities in daily work…. I wish the best to those designers who worked on those cards….
Really a fantastic effort put on each of them from a designer.
Best wishes to our samplers also who picked up the correct shades and put there effort to run those cards with correct threads and without any wastage of fabric and threads…

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