Can needlepoint help normalize weed? Goodness knows that the devil’s lettuce has never looked less threatening than when stitched in thread.

Cannabis embroidery amounts to more than just kitschy cottage-core decor; it’s a welcome departure from the “stoner aesthetic” that is so often stereotyped by old tie-dye t-shirts and dated comedy specials.

Below, check out cannabis in this unique art form.

Weed as a serious artistic subject

Many of the best examples of cannabis in needlepoint emulate the style of UK-based tattoo artist and embroiderer, Chloe O’Malley.

O’Malley formally trained in embroidery arts at Manchester Metropolitan University and progressed from stitching traditional floral motifs to depicting stunning cannabis nugs with surprising realism. She’s amassed more than…

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