Bunting. It could be something so tame. Simple colored flags decorating an outdoor scene. Something that belongs in the background, that helps to define a space, that is sweet but fairly inconsequential.
Not so, the glowing triangles of public art created by Rachel Collier-Wilson!
Each cotton banner is a canvas for her machine embroidered “sketches” of the female form. On what appears to by hand-dyed fabric.
Her flickr stream has more gorgeous drawings in stitch.
Olisa Corcoran is a stitch artist and blogger living in Durham, NC. She speaks fluent Nuyorican and always keeps her dial turned to 11.