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Japanese Embroidery - My 86-year old mother still does this and it is so beautiful!

Japanese Embroidery

Vintage Silk Braid from Bombay

Boro: a japanese term for mending and patched cloth. What a beautiful way to repair jeans

woman with wings: boro love

Sashiko visible mending detail. Made by Katrina/ Katrina Rodabaugh.

lovely patching (found on strangewaysnyc.tu...) #boro

Beautiful buttonhole stitch postcard.

embroidered fish

by enhabiten

Detail, Time Lapse | Christine Mauersberger, 2014

Blog — Christine Mauersberger


Class sample from Heirloom Feathers class... Quilting was done on printed yardage - also a good way to practice, with no marking needed! Check out the back in the next shot.

Pulled thread. I learned these techniques from my grandma!

Il Piacere del ricamo: gennaio 2012

I like this woman's blog. So (pun intended) inspiring. She's influenced by Alabama Chanin too--a kindred spirit :)

from these hands - Journal

How To: Embroidery Stitches - Tutorials (Split Stitch, Back Stitch, Stem Stitch, Satin Stitch, French Knot) #embroidery

Sublime Stitching - Embroidery Tutorials by Jenny Hart

machine quilted lots of closely spaced rows, of varying widths, followed by long rows of multi colored hand-stitching

The Silly BooDilly: New Quilt, Old Barn

Yay!! Found a place with step by step instructions for beginner level embroidery.

The Craftinomicon: Embroidery How To: Backstitch

alessandra taccia - quilt. Lovely stitches with Liberty fabric

Felt Toothless Phone/Money Pouch by lemon-stockings

Toothless Phone/Money Pouch by lemon-stockings on deviantART

Sea embroidery


French knot flower vines.

Yumiko Higuchi Embroidery Art -Gallery-

Make these cute felt animals for an ornament or gift topper. Free pattern and tutorial | Fabric-y

Make a Felt Bear Gift Topper or Ornament - Lia Griffith

Embroidery Kit 2421

Cross Stitch | Roses xstitch Chart | Design

Crazy Quilting Work by the members of the "Crazy Quilting International"... Hand Embroidery


Darning tutorial.... oh the pairs of jeans I could have saved of the boys' had I known how to do this.

Strictly Come Darning: How to do darning | Wartime Housewife