Explore Making Bags, Linen Bag, and more!

https://flic.kr/p/7tEnNt | Hand embroidered linen bag | Not of my newest work- created about 2005' - one of the largest bags I have made. ( 60x80cm) Entirely hand embroidered and beaded front took me about a month to complete. The bag was made as a gift.

Not of my newest work- created about - one of the largest bags I have made. ( Entirely hand embroidered and beaded front took me about a month to complete.

I ❤ needlepoint . . . Roses on the Water- Sharing my love of crazy quilting, silk ribbon embroidery, and beading. Needlepoint bag- I made this bag from a needlepoint pillow I've had for years. I hand-dyed and made my looped ribbon fringe with over a 100 yards of rayon ribbon. I've been asked if it was a commode cover! LOL . . .

I ❤ needlepoint . . . Roses on the Water- Sharing my love of crazy quilting, silk ribbon embroidery, and beading. Needlepoint bag- I made this bag from a needlepoint pillow I've had for years. I hand-dyed and made my looped ribbon fringe with over a 100 yards of rayon ribbon. I've been asked if it was a commode cover! LOL . . .

"May": Christian Dior "May," flowering grasses and wild clover are rendered in silk floss on organza. This "simple" patterning of meadow-gone-to-weed is composed of the tiniest French knots and the meticulously measured stitches of the hand embroiderer, suggesting that for Dior, it was not only that beauty resides in the most rustic, but also that the most successful artifice is a beguiling naivété.

Christian Dior - ‘May’ 1953 - In 'May', flowering grasses and wild clover are rendered in silk floss on organza. This patterning of meadow-gone-to-weed is composed of the tiniest French knots and the meticulously measured stitches of the hand embroiderer.

Victorian Quilted Purses | Crazy Quilt Purse Victorian Boho Bag Hand by Kittyandme on Etsy, $85 ...

Victorian Quilted Purses | Crazy Quilt Purse Victorian Boho Bag Hand by Kittyandme on Etsy, $85 ...

Whitework embroideries:  exhibition from the RSN Collection held from May to December 2015.  RSN-Royal School of Needlework, Hampton Court Palace, Surrey, UK

Vintage Whitework Exhibition ~ Visiting the RSN-Royal School of Needlework

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This is a lovely example from between 1750 - 1790. Envelope style it is made from stiffened, figured white silk embroidered on both sides with twined ribbons, flowers, butterfly, basket of flowers, flowering tree and bird. It too measures about 6 inches wide and 4 inches deep (approx. 16cm x 11cm).

Hampshire Museums Service has their delightful bag and purse collection on line for you to search. Here are just a few stunning examples fo.

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