It Took 2,300 screws & 700 Meters Of Yarn To Bring This Cross-Stitch Mural To Life … This Is Street Art At Its Best!

It Took 2,300 screws & 700 Meters Of Yarn To Bring This Cross-Stitch Mural To Life … This Is Street Art At Its Best!

This is simply amazing … terrific concept and perfect execution!

“In this larger-than-life mural, yarn adorns the entire wall of a building in the Lisbon district of Vila Franca de Xira, Portugal. The mural is titled Switch-over and was crafted by Ana Martins, a 22-year-old artist who used over 2,300 screws and 700 metres of wool to bring her work to life.”

It Took 2,300 screws & 700 Meters Of Yarn To Bring This Cross-Stitch Mural To Life ... Street Art At Its Best!

It Took 2,300 screws & 700 Meters Of Yarn To Bring This Cross-Stitch Mural To Life ... Street Art At Its Best!

Read more about the project via Design You Trust.





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