While reading the latest issue of Martha Stewart Living I was of course very taken with an article on pies and tarts. Because I was a little bleary eyed it took me a few minutes to realise that the pretty plates were actually machine embroideries. Jumping online I discovered the work of Japanese born/US based illustrator Miyuki Sakai
With her trusty little sewing machine and a thread palette of over 200 Miyuki has made quite a name for herself with her machine embroidered illustrations. She's worked with everyone from Mazda to Vogue, from Martha to Hitachi. I think her work is amazing.