Cross stitch transformed into music

Another report from the further reaches of needlework. Hungarian design student Zsanett Szirmay has transferred folk embroidery patterns onto strips for a punched card music box, which plays the traditional motifs as sounds.

Sound-Weaving-by-Zsanett-Sziarmay_dezeen_SQ01Read more about it and hear a sample of the music at

Thanks to Barbara Hutson for bringing this to our attention.




The Loudoun Sampler Guild is a group of sampler enthusiasts based in northern Virginia. We meet monthly for lectures, needlework classes and workshops, and field trips.

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