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cel castella’s painted embroidery hoops


It’s frankly rude for one person to be talented at both painting and embroidery, but we won’t hold it against Cel Castella. Her embroidered portraits are cute and fun, with detail that invites a second look. Cel begins by carefully painting onto the canvas, and once dry, uses stitching to highlight certain details (an earring; a rosy cheek). We love the innovation, we love her use of colour, and we especially love the fact she’s available for commissions! The most perfect custom pressie.