Marie-Dominique Procureur is a French designer for DMC, specialising in textiles and fine art. She expresses her creativity through various media including vegetal dying, drawing and painting. Flora and fauna are her main sources of inspiration.
Describe Your Style in Three Words?
Simple and elaborate at the same time, inventive.
How Long Have You Been Stitching For?
I actually learned when joining DMC as a designer. I feel grateful to have discovered this new technique.
What's Your Favorite Stitch?
The stem stitch for the movement and elegant curves it creates. I even invented the double stem stitch!
How Did You Learn to Stitch?
Working at DMC!
What Are Your Embroidery Essentials? (Thread/Accessories)
A canvas, needle, thread - that's all!
What Inspires You?
Long walks in nature and the Vosges mountains, vintage textiles and patterns, folk traditions…
What Difference Has Stitching Made to Your Life?
Learning embroidery has allowed me to consider this technique really as an art and as a way to express emotions, which goes further and beyond a simple hobby.