Here Is A Beautiful Cross-Stitch Visualization of How Women Voted In…

Roopa Vasudevan, a graduate student in New York University's Interactive Telecommunications Program, used cross-stitch to represent women's voting patterns in this year's presidential election. Her work, currently on display in New York, is a series of embroidered panels, one for each of 11 chosen states. In each… » 12/17/12 3:25pm 12/17/12 3:25pm

DIY: How To Make Your Very Own Naughty Cross-Stitch

A few weeks ago, my friend Lux Alptraum (who runs the fantastically NSFW porn blog Fleshbot) asked me if I could teach her how to do cross-stitch embroidery. Sure, I said. Needlepoint was actually one of the first crafts I learned, and I still find it extraordinarily comforting. And cross-stitch is one of the easiest… » 11/02/12 6:30pm 11/02/12 6:30pm