Lucy at her desk at home, hand embroidering a vintage photograph, with variety of embroidery threads in front of her.

Lucy Cuts Paper

Hull, east yorkshire

One of my favourite things is to hunt out beautiful, but discarded vintage photos and give them a new lease of life. I love designing, then adding, hand embroidered embellishments to give them a fun, whimsical update. I then have these pieces professionally turned into fine art giclee prints.

Another embroidery passion of mine, is working with you to create a precious keepsakes from your own photos; hand embroidering unique designs in your choice of colours.

The story behind the business
Meet Lucy Cuts Paper

I started teaching myself how to embroider basic stitches into paper at the start of lock down, and immediately fell in love with the textures and contrast of embroidery against paper.

From an early age I remember visiting antique and 2nd hand shops with my mum, marvelling at the unique items that had often been discarded by the owner. I still love the excitement of finding something unloved and giving it a new lease of life, and this is where my passion for turning vintage photos into fun, whimsical pieces of art with more intricate, complex embroidery techniques stems from.

Receiving copies of your precious photographs, whether it's a family, pet, wedding, baby or couples photo, fills me with absolute joy. I feel truly privileged creating a memorable embroidered piece, working with you on design and colours, that can be cherished for years to come.

founder Credentials

  • Female Founded Business


171 Park Avenue


Hu5 3ex

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