• Vintage Cross-Stitch Motifs Conceal Common Household Objects in Sculptures by Ulla-Stina Wikander

    1 month ago - By Colossal

    All images © Ulla-Stina Wikander, shared with permission
    Pastoral landscapes and quiet domestic scenes stitched into vintage textiles envelop Ulla-Stina Wikander 's needlepoint sculptures. Using rotary phones, kitchen appliances, or an antique gramophone as her foundation, Wikander molds the cross-stitch works around her chosen object, cloaking it in a blanket of color and texture while preserving its original shape. Multiple facets of domestic life intersect in the revitalized pieces, which bring the age-old craft traditionally associated with home decoration and items commonly found in...
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