Victorian Era embroidery stitches on Victorian Crazy Quilt.  [Telling Stories Through the Needle's Eye]

Victorian Era embroidery stitches on Victorian Crazy Quilt. [Telling Stories Through the Needle's Eye]

"From the1860s geometric and encaustic tiled floors started to appear in public buildings, churches and the more expensive Victorian villas. Their rise to fashion was assured by their use in such prestigious buildings as the Victoria and Albert Museum, and by the 1890s they had become an essential feature in the most ordinary Victorian terraced houses from Dover to Aberdeen."

"From the1860s geometric and encaustic tiled floors started to appear in public buildings, churches and the more expensive Victorian villas. Their rise to fashion was assured by their use in such prestigious buildings as the Victoria and Albert Museum, and by the 1890s they had become an essential feature in the most ordinary Victorian terraced houses from Dover to Aberdeen."

Victorian Era embroidery stitches on a Victorian Crazy Quilt.  [Telling Stories Through the Needle's Eye]

Victorian Era embroidery stitches on a Victorian Crazy Quilt. [Telling Stories Through the Needle's Eye]

Victorian crazy quilt pin for your Valentine by GlosterQueen, $37.00 very pretty

Crazy quilt pin, trimmed with lovely vintage trims

Victorian crazy quilt pin for your Valentine by GlosterQueen, $37.00 very pretty

Simply Crazy quilt by Molly Mine - with info on different stitches and techniques

Decorative Embroidery Stitches: Crazy Quilting

I treasure the old and worn and refashion them into little textile collages in my attic studio in a converted manse in Northumberland, England. Everything I make is individual and unique. This little wren is hand appliquéd and embroidered on to a support of an old patchwork quilt fragment. A second piece of very worn out quilt, mid Victorian, has been attached to the bottom half because of its interesting texture and print. The collage is then sewn on to a piece of mount board to make it…

Unframed appliqued wren with embroidery on to vintage quilt fragment

I treasure the old and worn and refashion them into little textile collages in my attic studio in a converted manse in Northumberland, England. Everything I make is individual and unique. This little wren is hand appliquéd and embroidered on to a support of an old patchwork quilt fragment. A second piece of very worn out quilt, mid Victorian, has been attached to the bottom half because of its interesting texture and print. The collage is then sewn on to a piece of mount board to make it…

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