04.11.14 by Jeff

Heavy Metal T-Shirts Transformed into Handmade Quilts

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San Francisco-based artist Ben Venom cuts up heavy metal and motorcycle t-shirts and turns them into fantastic handmade quilts. More images and a video of his process below.

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Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • The contrast is awesome! Love the recycling aspect!

    • be interesting to see cute imagery turned into these designs

      • Steven Ketchum

        That’s what Mike Kelley was the best at.

      • true

  • Steven Ketchum

    One of the things I love about these pieces is the lack of snark or sarcasm in the work. Sure, it’s using a medium that grandmas use, but Venom puts a lot of love and care into his craft. Plus he genuinely enjoys the metal bands which he uses as material. @benvenom

  • alejandro

    congratulations venom. the work with knife , like me.

  • JWD

    These are stunningly beautiful.





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