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Stumpwork embroidered cabinet with scenes from the story of Esther [English] The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Looks as if it was made yesterday, amazing needlelace and silk shaded dress panels.

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Waistcoat

English; 1620's; detail of pattern; silk on linen - #BlackandWhite

button and embroidery detail like the Tiffany-blue Albanian coat I pinned that's at the Met, 1900's

Detail of a glove, ca. 1600 English. Leather; satin worked with silk and metal thread, seed pearls; satin, couching, and darning stitches; metal bobbin lace; paper. Collection Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Detail embroidery, court coat, France, third quarter 18th century. Blue silk, embroidered with naturalistic flowers in coloured silk.

Book cover - English ca 1635. Canvas worked with silk and metal thread, seed pearls; tent, Gobelin, and couching stitches.

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Jacket

16th century Linen jacket embroidered with silk and metal thread.

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Different types hand embroidery stitches

Stitching techniques - sample hand embroidery stitches

I ❤ embroidery & crazy quilting . . . Fly stitch -2, Using the TAST 3 weekly stitches I have started with Week 1 - Closed Fly stitch for the rose leaves and a version of single Fly for the seams. Threads are Edmar Lola for roses and DMC rayon for Fly stitches