Pa++ern: Language for Embroidery

Pa++ern is a project by Daito Manabe and Motoi Ishibashi. Basically, they found a way to convert Twitter messages into a design code that an embroidery machine can sew into fabric. The designs are a bit random, but the idea is pretty novel.

Via: Today and Tomorrow

As you can see, it’s a little more complicated than simply typing Hello into a text field.

Here is a finished t-shirt with a multicoloured pattern. It seems like the best designs kind of happen by chance.