Character through Costume – Game of Thrones Embroidery Artist Michele Carragher

If you’ve seen our latest issue of Sew News, we expect (and hope!) you’ve been wowed by the amazing work of Michele Carragher on HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” as featured in our Character through Costume story. Our chat with Michele was so interesting – we wanted to give you the whole thing here.

Character through Costume – Game of Thrones Embroidery Artist Michele Carragher

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If you’re a fan of epic storytelling, more characters than you can count and stunning landscapes, HBO’s “Game of Thrones” might be for you. An adaptation of George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Fire and Ice book series, the series has amassed a loyal following and begins its seventh season in July. The series’ rich landscapes and gorgeous costumes bring the stories to life on screen, including impeccable embroidered details designed and created by Michele Carragher. With 19 years experience in film and television and with a background in textile conservation, Michele brings a wealth of knowledge and skill to her work on “Game of Thrones.” We chatted with her to learn more about her work and her process.