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Artist Embroiders Pop Culture References Into These Old Tapestries To Give Them A New Life (28 Pics)

Artist Embroiders Pop Culture References Into These Old Tapestries To Give Them A New Life (28 Pics)

Who doesn't know them, the old embroidered pictures of our grandparents? They hung in the kitchens or living rooms. What was still a big hit in the 1950s is slowly ending up in the dump.

Who doesn't know them, the old embroidered pictures of our grandparents? They hung in the kitchens or living rooms. What was still a big hit in the 1950s is slowly ending...

Artist Gives A Second Life To Vintage Household Objects By “Dressing Them Up” In Cross-Stitched Patterns

Artist Gives A Second Life To Vintage Household Objects By “Dressing Them Up” In Cross-Stitched Patterns

Ulla Stina Wikander is a 61-year-old Swedish artist, currently based in Switzerland, who has been working as an artist since 1986.  She uses various home appliances and kitchen tools as the basis for her art, giving vintage objects a new life...

Ulla Stina Wikander is a 61-year-old Swedish artist, currently based in Switzerland, who has been working as an artist since 1986.  She uses various home appliances and kitchen tools as the...

20 Artists Who Took Embroidery To The Next Level

20 Artists Who Took Embroidery To The Next Level

The origins of embroidery can be traced back to the Warring States period in China (500-300BC) and to Sweden's Migration period (300-700AD), and some would argue that it hasn't changed much over the centuries:

The origins of embroidery can be traced back to the Warring States period in China (500-300BC) and to Sweden's Migration period (300-700AD), and some would argue that it hasn't changed much...