Stitchgasm! Jess Aldred’s Blackwork Madonna

It's another Stitchgasm from Mr X Stitch - the home of contemporary embroidery

Jess Aldred blows me away with her blackwork interpretation of Madonna, from the “Music” album. Here’s the original:

And here’s her version. I never fail to be impressed with the way blackwork can be used for depth and texture, and this is a fantastic example.

Jess is hugely talented and deeply involved in the world of stitch – find out more at her website and her blog.

Mr X

Mr X

Director at Mr X Stitch
The Kingpin of Contemporary Embroidery.
Mr X


The kingpin of contemporary cross-stitch and embroidery -
RT @womensart1: US illustrator and textile artist Angela Pilgrim, Afro Puff ll, 2015, print. #womensart - 2 years ago
Mr X
Mr X

Latest posts by Mr X (see all)

One thought on “Stitchgasm! Jess Aldred’s Blackwork Madonna

Comments are closed.