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Embroidered Tourist Scenes

Artist Teresa Lim Creates Hand-Sewn Postcards of Places She's Been

— February 11, 2015 — Art & Design
Teresa Lim is a textile designer that creates embroidered travel scenes of the places she's been. Presented as part of her 'Sew Wanderlust' series, the artist's hand-sewn works will inspire travelers to get creative while abroad.

Whether recreating architectural monuments, serene landscapes or oceanic scenes, Teresa Lim illustrates her love of fabric and shows off her sewing talents in this series. Once finished, her intricate works are captured against a backdrop of their real inspiration, showing a side-by-side view of the two.

This Instagram-worthy embroidery art will appeal to Instagram fans and lovers of travel. Artists can take inspiration from Lim, who uses tourist scenes as her point of reference. Though small in size, the artist's works are incredibly detailed and picturesque.
Trend Themes
1. Embroidery Tourism - The trend of using embroidery to showcase tourism spots in a unique and creative way could disrupt the souvenir industry by creating a novel product for travelers to buy and take home.
2. Handcrafted Social Media - As travelers look for unique pictures to share on social media, this trend could disrupt traditional tourism marketing by inspiring people to create their own textile-based art and share it with their followers.
3. Embroidery Art for Home Decor - As people look to decorate their home with unique and personalized artwork, this trend could disrupt the home decor industry by offering handmade, embroidery art pieces that capture personal travel experiences.
Industry Implications
1. Tourism - This trend provides an opportunity for the tourism industry to create unique, textile-based souvenirs that travelers will love to take home as a way to remember their experience.
2. Art and Craft - This trend could disrupt the traditional art and craft market by creating a new medium for artists to showcase their talents and create unique pieces that capture travel experiences.
3. Home Decor - This trend provides an opportunity for the home decor industry to offer unique, handmade embroidery art pieces that can capture personal travel experiences and serve as conversation pieces in a home.
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