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The Lovely Young Man is a computer scientist and introduces me to all sorts of charming people who solve problems about information and toil down the data mines. When they’re not pushing back the boundaries of human knowledge, they come and commission embroideries…

Black Fleurette hand embroidered mini canvas - Misericordia 2014

I always love to play with the distinction between the digital and the handmade, so I’m particularly pleased at how this one turned out.

Apparently I have a very consistent way of making my stitches, it wasn’t until I turned one of the canvases over that I realised that the back was almost as pleasing as the front!