Too Cute Tuesday – Whitework Superheroes by Benhy Bradshaw Costello


These whitework superheroes by Benhy Bradshaw Costello are fierce!

Hand embroidery on a handkerchief by Benhy Bradshaw Costello.
Hand embroidery on a handkerchief by Benhy Bradshaw Costello.

The artist has captured an unexpected energy in simple white embroidery on delicate white handkerchiefs.

Detail from whitework superhero handkerchief by Benhy Bradshaw Costello.
Detail from whitework superhero handkerchief by Benhy Bradshaw Costello.

My own work tends to involve so many saturated colors… this sleek whiteness is visually refreshing and inspiring.

Superhero detail.
Superhero detail.

To see more of Costello’s work, please see his flickr stream.

Too Cute Tuesdays are brought to you in association with our friends over at Feeling Stitchy!

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Olisa Corcoran is a stitch artist and blogger living in Durham, NC. She speaks fluent Nuyorican and always keeps her dial turned to 11.
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