Embroidered Aladdin Sane "Bovaries" By Jess De Wahls Of Big Swinging Ovaries

Embroidered Aladdin Sane "Bovaries" By Jess De Wahls Of Big Swinging Ovaries

Originally from Berlin, Jess de Wahls is a London-based artist and the founder of Big Swinging Ovaries. She creates intricate embroideries, in addition to large hand-sewn portraits using upcycled clothing and it’s all incredible.

This is the piece that caught my eye and led me down the path to her greater body of work:

For more, visit her web site, and do definitely check out her Etsy shop, she has lots for sale at the moment, including patterns.

About The Author


Danielle Holke is a long-time knitter, first taught by her beloved grandmother as a young girl growing up in Canada. In 2008 she launched KnitHacker, a lively blog and knitting community which has since grown to be a popular presence in contemporary knitting culture, reaching more than a million readers each year. As a marketing professional, Danielle advises and works with a motley squad of artists, yarn bombers, film makers, pattern designers, yarn companies and more.

Learn more about her latest book, Knits & Pieces: A Knitting Miscellany.

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