Sunday, April 30, 2017

Artist Uses Sewing Machine Powered by a Bicycle to Create Portraits

A young artist has a unique approach to creating portraits; she uses a sewing machine
powered by a bicycle to create unique portraits around the world.

In the video, the artist, Harriet Institchyou Riddell, said her art teacher suggested she bring a 
sewing machine to class to stitch the naked models and as her sketches looked like stitching.

She had the idea of getting others involved by having them ride a bicycle to generate the 
electricity in order to operate her sewing machine.

Below is a screenshot from the video showing the finished portrait of the man powering the bike for the

For more amazing creations, visit the artist's Facebook page.

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