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MOUNTMELLICK EMBROIDERY, Mountmellick, Co. Laois, Ireland - Mountmellick embroidery or Mountmellick work is a floral whitework embroidery originating from the town of Mountmellick in County Laois, Ireland in the early nineteenth century. You can attend classes in Mountmellick itself... for more information, contact the Mountmellick Development Association in Ireland by phone at (0502) 24525. [Mountmellick Embroidery by Yvette Stanton]

Mountmellick embroidery featuring blackberry fruit and leaves inspired by nature "Mountmellick embroidery uses floral motifs and heavily knotted and padded stitches. The plants... of Mountmellick...oak, blackberry, dog rose, and ivy." http://www.vettycreations.com.au/me.html#

I ❤ embroidery . . . Mountmellick embroidery (a highly texured form of whitework embroidery, originating from the town of Mountmellick in Ireland, around 1825).

Mountmellick Poppies. Mountmellick Work was named after the town, in the midlands of Ireland, where it originated. It is created using white thread on a white background.

Mountmellick Table Cloth by Anne Fenlon. Mountmellick Embroidery is created on White Satin Jean fabric using cotton thread and finishing with the traditional fringe.