I stumbled across Imogen's work when I was researching something entirely different. Can't believe I didn't see this when writing my MA thesis on craft in the digital age. This work is from her website (which isn't dated but from a few other articles I've read about her I'm guessing it's 2010 or earlier), also Imogen is a fellow BA Textiles graduate from Goldsmiths. SFG represent.
Cross stitch table
"Using 16th century Italian lace as a starting point, this laser cut stainless steel Cross Stitch Table subverts the notion of a traditional table covering. In this piece, the role of the stitch is reversed; where its usual function is to build up the surface, here the absent marks of the ‘cross stitch’ replicate the pattern. The material too is transformed from a conventional delicate fabric to a hard and masculine metal surface"
Digital doily, stainless steel