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Rose design (pricked) for footstool, William Morris Victoria & Albert Museum archives

My rose of the week: celebrating Rose Haldane of 'Ignoring Gravity': pricked rose design for footstool, Morris & Co [photo: vam.

Medieval Arts & Crafts: Klosterstich cuffs

Here is the beginning of my progress on a pair of embroidered cuffs. I've been wanting to make something embroidered in klosterstich for a .

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creating artwork, trinkets and treasures while living in the Northwest corner of the Left Coast

Collection of SCA embroidery patterns looks like mostly East Kingdom specific stuff, so no help to me, but you never know what might be useful someday.

Collection of SCA embroidery patterns looks like mostly East Kingdom specific stuff, so no help to me, but you never know what might be useful someday.

Embroidery from the Tenth Century Viking Grave at Mammen Denmark

Embroidery from a Tenth Century Viking Grave at Mammen, Denmark I was amused to see (further along in this article) that "Kilroy" faces date back to the Vikings!

Keepers of Athena's Thimble: has nice selection of free needlework patterns.

Keepers of Athena's Thimble: has nice selection of free needlework patterns.

embroidery | Miriam's Middle Eastern Research Blog | Page 2

Fragment of an Embroidery, Iran or Iraq, Seljuk period, century A. embroidery in silk and gold filé on mulham tabby ground, Overall: x cm x 8 inches).