Who says nerdy cross stitch art can't also be cool cross stitch art? Throw a dash of adorable in there and you've really got something. Nerd culture has become mainstream and brought with it all kinds of DIY nerdy hobbies. There are hordes of talented geeks out there making beautiful fan art, for example, (though there are some less skilled fan artists out there).
Cross stitching is an interesting fad, as it once belonged exclusively to grandmothers. Fortunately, though, some nerds have started participating and their creations are priceless. Collected below are some of their most ingenious works.