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Craft Design

Precise Hand Embroidery by Jessica Dance Creates Visual Representations of Common Words and Phrases

September 14, 2018

Laura Staugaitis

Textile artist and model maker Jessica Dance (previously) recreates everyday objects and ideas using fabric, felt, and thread. Dance typically utilizes embroidery to produce details and text on her three-dimensional objects, but in these works the thread-based practice takes center stage. The artist combines typography and embroidery in series that show words and phrases in their visual form: “harvest” spelled out in a cornucopia of fruits and v…



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New Knit Wool Electronics and Street Style Classics by Jessica Dance

March 2, 2016

Kate Sierzputowski

…ykes, all images courtesy of Jessica Dance Textile artist and prop stylist Jessica Dance (previously here and here) gives common objects a touch more tangibility, turning electronics and accessories into knit copies of themselves with 100% lambswool. Previously working to transform food into fuzzy replicas, she is now focused on vintage computers and Nike kicks which she refers to as Vintage Knits, and Vintage Flufftronics. Her new pieces were pho…



Craft Food Photography

Knit Wool Meals and Edibles by Jessica Dance Look Good Enough to Eat

October 22, 2015

Christopher Jobson

Photo by David Sykes Art director and prop stylist Jessica Dance (previously) has collaborated again with food photographer David Sykes to bring us another tasty spread of knit dishes and other edibles. Dance makes all of the objects at home using 100% lambswool on a domestic knitting machine. All of the shots here (except the cheese spread) were for the comfort food issue of the latest edition of Stylist. Photo by David Sykes Photo by David Syke…



Craft Food Photography

Low in Calories, High in Wool: Knitted Comfort Food by Jessica Dance and David Sykes

April 24, 2014

Christopher Jobson

…Art director and model maker Jessica Dance redefines the meaning of “comfort food” with this new series of knitted lambswool recreations of common foods that from a distance could almost pass as the real thing. The project is a collaboration with food photographer David Sykes and is meant to encapsulate the feeling of British cafes and fast food restaurants with a woolly twist….



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