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pulled thread work embroidery: Pulled thread embroidery is a counted thread technique. Stitches are worked around groups of threads in the base fabric to form gaps, creating lacy, airy fillings, bands, border and hems.

On this block, the part I made is the wool embroidery (crewel embroidery): the big flower at the left bottom, the small pink, the leave and acorns and the light pink curls. --------------------------- Sur ce bloc, j'ai fait la broderie en laine sur la gauche (broderie crewel): la grande fleur rose, la petite rose claire au-dessus, les glands et la feuille de chêne, et la petite guirlande rose.

Dress made from embroidered pina cloth - interestingPiña is a fiber made from the leaves of a pineapple plant and is commonly used in the Philippines. It is sometimes combined with silk or polyester to create a textile fabric. Piña's name comes from the Spanish word piña which literally means pineapple.

1774–93 Court suit. This formal suit, made or worn with a contrasting waistcoat, handsomely shows the richness of embroidery added to the luxury of patterned silk velvet. The height of the collar and the narrowness of the sleeves, cuffs, and coat fronts date this suit to the fourth quarter of the eighteenth century. Suits of this general type were retained for court wear well into the nineteenth century.

♒ Enchanting Embroidery ♒ embroidered flower pillows

Edward Gorey embroidery detail Judy Plum ~ I love this kind of embroidery work. It's just so different from the norm

Detail: Dress, ca. 1780, British, silk. The Met

christmas sampler insp. looks like Lizzie Kate design??