1. Silk shading by Atsumi Fukui from the Royal School of Needlework. Sooooo cute!

     
  2. Here is the latest on my Ukrainian shirt.  I’ve completed the chest piece and one sleeve cuff.  I’m working on the second sleeve cuff now and then I’ll just need to do the neck.

     
  3. Some great quilt work from Таисия Зотова (Taisia Zotova)

     
  4. Man’s suit with coat and vest in embroidered silk. Made in France around 1785. Has been worn by Axel von Fersen the Younger. (Nordiska Museet)

    Beautiful detail.

    (Source: yoyo-inspace, via history-in-pictures)

     
  5. slavic-roots:

    Traditional embroidery from the Karelia region of Russia

     

  6. An excellent resource for learning more about Italian embroidery.

     
  7. My latest piece.

     
  8. Here is the latest bookmark I have created in the Ukrainian themed series I am working on.  A little stork for summer.

     
  9. Some lovely embroidery from the Kalash ladies of Pakistan.

     
  10. Here’s a quick preview of what I am currently working on.  These are minimalist birds from some French designs.  I’m probably going to do about 18 birds in all - enough to fill a large frame.