Crewel embroidery stitches. I know how to do all of these stitches- I would love to teach them to someone who gets it!

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Crewel embroidery stitches. I know how to do all of these stitches- I would love to teach them to someone who gets it!

"Fashion took its inspiration from the arts in striving for a nude ideal, which brought out the natural beauty of the human form. In women’s fashion it was said, “nakedness dresses woman best." Women wore thin muslin dresses which even today look like nighties.

"Fashion took its inspiration from the arts in striving for a nude ideal, which brought out the natural beauty of the human form. In women’s fashion it was said, “nakedness dresses woman best." Women wore thin muslin dresses which even today look like nighties.

Blackwork collection..20 bookmarks, 40 snowflakes and floral borders pdf file. $12.00, via Etsy.

Blackwork collection..20 bookmarks, 40 snowflakes and floral borders pdf file. $12.00, via Etsy.

Crewel Embroidered Dress French, ca. 1805. This gown is believed to have belonged to the Comtesse de Pontèves-Bargème, née Marie Antoinette de Paul (1787–1854) whomarried Louis Balthasar Alexandre, Comte de Pontèves-Bargème (1781–1868) on April 16, 1804. Musée des Arts Décoratifs (Inv. 997.22.1)

Crewel Embroidered Dress French, ca. 1805. This gown is believed to have belonged to the Comtesse de Pontèves-Bargème, née Marie Antoinette de Paul (1787–1854) whomarried Louis Balthasar Alexandre, Comte de Pontèves-Bargème (1781–1868) on April 16, 1804. Musée des Arts Décoratifs (Inv. 997.22.1)

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