Margaret Cobleigh

Margaret Cobleigh

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I am a needleworker interested in fine hand embroidery techniques such as thread painting, goldwork, crewel, stumpwork and other types of surface embroidery.
Margaret Cobleigh
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'Rare Vintage' bead embroidered bag (Inspirations issue #47).

'Rare Vintage' bead embroidered bag (Inspirations issue #47).

Beaded fringe on 'Rare Vintage' bead embroidered purse (Inspirations #47).

Beaded fringe on 'Rare Vintage' bead embroidered purse (Inspirations #47).

Close-up of bead embroidery from Inspirations project 'Rare Vintage' (Issue 48).

Close-up of bead embroidery from Inspirations project 'Rare Vintage' (Issue 48).

Small needlepainted leaf from Society Silk violets table topper. Stitched with antique silk in 2018.

Small needlepainted leaf from Society Silk violets table topper. Stitched with antique silk in 2018.

The latest addition to the antique Society Silk doily: another bunch of violets!

I prefer a less blingy thread--cotton or spun silk--for most sha.

A variety of edge treatments on a selection of Society Silk table toppers.

A variety of edge treatments on a selection of Society Silk table toppers.

Thread painted nasturtiums ala Society Silk.  Beautifully stitched.

Thread painted nasturtiums ala Society Silk. Beautifully stitched.

First section of scallops completed on antique stamped Society Silk project.

One thing I've noticed on Society Silk embroideries is that there is an unending array of edge treatments.

Stamped in the 20th century, stitched in the 21st. Scalloped border on stamped vintage Society Silk doily.

Stamped in the century, stitched in the Scalloped border on stamped vintage Society Silk doily.

Society Silk edge treatments. Always different!

One thing I've noticed on Society Silk embroideries is that there is an unending array of edge treatments.

Society Silk table topper with lovely thread painted carnations.

Society Silk table topper with lovely thread painted carnations.

Society Silk carnation. Beautiful shading!

Society Silk carnation. Beautiful shading!

Society Silk carnations. Lovely thread painting in silk.

Lovely thread painting in silk.

Society Silk table topper with gorgeous red roses.

Society Silk table topper with gorgeous red roses.

Society Silk red rose

Society Silk red rose