Raquel Rodrigo’s street art makes cross-stitching look cool. According to Bored Panda, the Spanish designer transforms the medium by “embroidering” pieces of wire mesh with thick pieces of colored rope, and attaching them to building surfaces around Madrid. Amid a sea of asphalt and concrete, Rodrigo’s quaint rosettes stand out—and by getting an up-close look at her intricate creations, viewers gain a new appreciation for an old-fashioned craft.

Check out some of Rodrigo’s installations below, or visit her website or Instagram to view more photos.

[h/t Bored Panda]

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