With Backstitch, London-based studio Raw-Edges highlights the reverse side traditional embroidery techniques.
The seemingly random patterning has an actual methodical styling and reveals the delicate and intricate handiwork of GAN Women’s unit artisans. Three consecutive designs are included in the collection, each one a progression in the concept.
Calm has a smooth surface and almost solid appearance; the pattern of Busy is denser and uses more nuanced stitches; and Composition is the most art-like of the three and can be used as a tapestry. All three are available in two colours, Green and Brick.