If you admire the spiral of syphilis or the spidery shape of the T-4 bacteriophage, then these cross-stitched microbes are looking for a spot on your living room wall.
We've seen enough geeky cross-stitch projects to know that this craft has moved far beyond alphabets and "Bless this mess" signs. But few cross-stitch projects are as remarkable as this cross-stitched page from the Walking Dead comic.
I'm not exactly artsy but I'm running wild imagining all the crazy designs I can stitch onto the NeoStich DIY iPhone 4 case. It's a canvas that lets you create custom designs by threading fabric in its cross-stitch pattern.
The cross stitch samplers of Wee Little Stitches blend pop pixel art with classic crafting, stitching up 8-bit-style renditions of everyone from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to all 11 Doctors.
For needlework that goes beyond alphabets and aphorisms, some cross stitchers are turning to Joss Whedon for inspiration, stitching up samplers featuring quotes and characters from Buffy, Firefly, and Dr. Horrible.