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beautiful stitches. umit unal via worthwhile
SCA Garb - Attaching trim to a neckline
portuguese border stitch -- this would be gorgeous trim if done with a heavier metallic thread (gold or silver) on black velveteen ribbon
De-Bling-ification: working with metallic trims for authentic looking gowns
Beautiful embroidered hems.
Decorative hem (to the far left)
British Library Royal MS 1 D X - Nativity
www.costume12eme.... Bible de Manérius, France, 1185
Adventures in Dagging; 14th century Dagge manufacturing Techniques from archaeological examples
Simple made stunning. look at those trims!...
Minneallegorie mit Spielszenen Der Spieleteppich im Kontext profaner Wanddekoration um 1400.
Tablet weave at neckline
How to Weave a Card Woven Braid onto Fabric
Gorleston Psalter - 123r: detail of a marginal creature pulling a face. Wonder what the edge embellishment is - embroidery? pearls?
photo-03.jpg, Jan 2013
Embroidery by Leticia de Scocia (West Kingdom). Oh, my!
Shirt of Queen Bathilde, who died ca. 680. The shirt was placed into the coffin and imitates with its chainstitch embroidery precious Byzantine jewellery. Executed in silks on linen.
Renstore.com 0710A Viking Embroidery Tutorial: part 1
Eat, Sleep, Write, Sew: embroidered collar and arm band. Not sure I love this pattern overall, but I like the way it's placed - inspiration for when I do mine.
Embroidered Collar on tunic, with what looks like silk ribbon or bias around the collar, which is consistent with period finds
Good trim stitches
Dress with embroidery VAD 302 Weltchronik Dating 1300 From Zürich, Switzerland