Now for sale on Etsy
One Amy Sheridan has done just that with the fantastic Twitter effusions of Kanye West. Sure, his tweets aren't going anywhere anytime soon--you get the feeling that he's darn proud of any perceived internet tomfoolery--but won't you want a memento of one of the best things to happen to the Twittersphere once the web finally crashes and everybody goes nuts for lack of memes? Well, maybe an embroidered Kanye Tweet won't be the first thing you reach for in the event of an internet blackout. All the same, her work is pretty hilarious.
Embroidery and needlework used to be reserved for gooey cliches and giftable epigrams. I'm sure there are still housewives of the world who make and/or buy the classic "Home Sweet Home" circles and what have you, but a merging of the old craft with the new world was well in order. Sheridan is currently sold out of her entire tweet inventory, but is currently accepting a limited number of special orders. She regrets she won't have any ready in time for the holidays, which is a shame--these would be a terrific gift for those who like decorating their house with tongue-in-cheek items. But if you don't mind waiting a little while for her to get her fingers busy, go ahead and pick your favorite tweet to be forever emblazoned on fabric.
The tweets run at $40 a pop, which is a little steep but not too bad considering they're being hand-stitched by one girl with an awesome sense of humor. So if you're willing to pony up the cash for a sweet piece of home decor that will make all your guests double-take at the frame, hop on over to her Etsy shop and grab 'em before she gets inundated with requests. Because I know there are hundreds of potential buyers of internet kitsch in the world, and this stuff is prime merchandise.