Unique Tattoos Created in the Style of Cross-Stitch Embroidery

Turkish tattooer Eva Krbdk combines craft and body art with her unique cross-stitch tattoos. The intricate and often-adorable designs are composed of small, x-shaped "stitches" that form an entire portrait or scene. Krbdk also goes against the norm to produce eye-catching results. Unlike your typical tattoo, a cross-stitch pattern doesn't normally include dark outlines in its imagery. Instead, it uses color and shape to imply form.

Despite this simple motif, Krbdk comes up with some complex compositions. She has permanently inked portraits of Darth Vader and Marilyn Monroe, in addition to colorful flowers and cute animals. Her technique is an interesting choice that merges two separate art forms, in which both utilize needles as critical tools. It's a fantastic and contemporary take on the timeless activity.

Check out Krbdk's Instagram to see more of her tattoos. She works within multiple styles, including some watercolor, stippling, and pixelation.

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