Most of these delightfully naughty needlepoints are not truly vintage works – some of them clearly reflect modern sensibilities. For that reason, they are even more fun to look at.
Needlepoint, or cross stitch, has historically been used by women to practice their needlework skills and to decorate homes. But contemporary women have raised the bar a few subversive notches into the territory of pure bad-assery.
House Crazy Sarah would like to present a few of her personal favorites – strategically arranged in a manifesto of sorts…
And while we’re at it:
But don’t listen to House Crazy Sarah…
And for the men folk…
We’re all just…
There’s all these good things to look forward to…
(Clearly, the above piece was made in the time before Coronavirus.)
But not this one:
Or this one:
So remember in these troubling times to:
And one more thing:
House Crazy Sarah 🙂
Funny enough I also did a needlepoint post this week: https://aspasiasbissas.com/2020/05/09/11-awesome-literary-embroideries/
Mine were more G-rated, but I do love me a good subversive cross-stitch 🙂
Looks like I need to take up needlepoint again … loved these!