Sew, About Italy

We are home, the laundry is caught up, I seem to have finally shaken off that last bit of jet lag, and I remembered I write blogs. Italy was, in short, amazing. The Society for Embroidered Work exhibition was nothing short of incredible. The pieces were vastly different in style, construction, technique, and size. I […]

A Roman Holiday

It’s been a bit crazy over the last few weeks because: …and so am I! I’ve had a wonderful opportunity to travel to Italy to hand-deliver my piece, “Pandemic Portrait,” for the upcoming show. My work will be part of the Surface and Depth show curated by the Society for Embroidered Work. The exhibition opens […]

Most: Exciting, Mundane, Accomplished, Confusing

A studio update in four parts: 1 Most Exciting, 2 Most Mundane, 3 Most(ly) accomplished, 4 Most Confusing 1 Most Exciting The most exciting thing this week is that preparations are in full swing for the Surface and Depth show in Rome, Italy! You may recall that my work has been juried into a show […]

Project Finishes (Hand Embroidery Incoming)

Well, after what felt like months of not really making substantial progress on anything, I’ve suddenly finished several projects at once! Yesterday I finished the hand embroidery I’ve been working on. It’s not a portrait, was stitched on water soluble fabric, and still needs some assembly. I’ll start sharing progress photos on my Instagram account […]


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Hello! I’m Courtney Cox, an award-winning internationally recognized hand embroidery artist and writer. I live and stitch in Austin, Texas with my husband and 2 dogs.

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