Mary Martin is a contemporary hand embroiderer who works out of her studio in Houston, Texas. She has more than 40 years experience with embroidery and needlework, sewing, crocheting and crafting. Her embroidery has been exhibited internationally and is in private collections worldwide. She specializes in goldwork and blackwork embroidery, and has her own collection of hand embroidered jewelry.
She frequently works with a yarn bomb collective in Houston called Urban Yarnage on public art projects, including their 2016 installation.