Laura Baverstock is a London-based embroidery artist who specializes in creating detail-rich animal miniatures. By using colored and metallic threads, she is able to make stunning crafts including copper bees, gold lions and colorful butterflies.
Beverstock, who has a degree in Hand Embroidery from the Royal School of Needlework, received widespread acclaim for her embroidery creations and her talent was also recognized by the film and fashion industry. She worked on several high-profile projects in recent years, including historical drama Mary Queen of Scots.
In a recent chat with Colossal, Baverstock said that she wants to “push the boundaries of three-dimensional hand embroidery and precious metal goldwork,” while keeping the focus on “natural themes and realism.”
“Embroidery has such a rich history, and I’ve found the specialized nature of the craft and the variety of traditional techniques to be hugely inspiring,” – Baverstock told the magazine.
Check out some of her amazing works below.