Stitchgasm! Jess Aldred’s Blackwork Madonna


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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.


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