The latest way to get a cozy dose of texture is, in fact, centuries old. Punch-needle embroidery—those graphic textile pieces pinned and posted all over social media—had its initial heyday in 15th-century Europe, when it was used as a way to bedazzle religious vestments. Today, the freshest designs use modern patterns and a bright palette. A range of fibres, from rugged yarn to fine thread, translates to pieces with amazing texture and oomph. Here are some punchy examples:
Photo, Erik Putz. Tattoo, Inkbox.