In 2011, I was sucked into the world of video game cross stitching thanks to a little website and community of 8-bit craftsters called SpriteStitch. Seeing people turn entire montages of the 150 First Generation Pokemon into stitch-for-pixel coasters and fridge magnets blew my mind. Months of hermitting, several blisters and 54,000 stitches later, my [...]
Pixel People is a neat little cross-stitch series featuring pixelated pop culture characters. Jacqueline Gable, of Canada-based Wee Little Stitches, is the brain behind it all, proving that embroidery and cross stitching doesn’t have to be old-fashioned and boring.