Projects from the Hack Arts Lab, University of Chicago

Final piece - embroidered dog in wood frame

Embroidering a Dog Pillow with Laser-etched Frame

Before beginning work at HAL/WGL, staff member Peter Forberg’s first project was to embroider a picture of his friend’s dog, Rosie. Using, he converted a photo of the dog into a few primary colors saved as a PNG. Then he used Hatch Embroidery software available on the HAL computers to turn the PNG into…

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