Thursday, April 6, 2017

Embroidered Jewelry by Katie Tume

Katie Tume of Made by Mother Eagle is an embroidery artist based in Brighton, East Sussex. She was born in 1980 and is a fifth-generation needle-worker who first learned her craft from her mother. She attended the Surrey Institute of Art and Design and completed training in 2015 at The Royal School of Needlework in Colored Metal Threadwork.

Katie’s work is primarily influenced by folklore, mythology, pagan societies and the old Gods. The collection of hand embroidered art jewelry features animals, magical plants and symbols significant in the traditions and folklore of the British Isles. The pendants shown are embroidered on cotton with fine detailed stitches, enclosed in birch wood to be cherished for a lifetime.