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Detail of hand embroidered tablecloth (tablecloth is 5' x 10'). Tablecloth was a wedding gift to my brother & sister in law. Each penguin represents a member of their family, the wedding was a hawaiian themed wedding. xoxo

Beautiful stack of tablecloths, better out than hidden away in the closet.

Vintage Hand Embroidered Linen 41" X 40" Crewel Work FLORAL BOUQUETS tablecloth | eBay


Guide to Gingham Embroidery … or … errr … Chicken Scratch!

Broderie Suisse, Chicken scratch, Swiss embroidery, Bordado espanol, Stof veranderen.

Vintage Embroidery Tote by Beth's Bagz, via Flickr - something to do w/ grandma's embroidered tea towels or pillow cases....neat!

from Bleaq

Spotlight #20: Adipocere on his dark, intriguing embroidery

Adipocere on his dark, intriguing embroidery Josh is an artist from Melbourne, Australia, who does hand embroidery like you haven’t seen before under his pseudonym Adipocere. His small pieces of art, stitched on natural linen or in some cases his own hand, are minimalistic and intriguing, exploring dark and occult themes.

Pretty monograms: Uses alphabet pattern Rouyer 254 and the following thread colours - DMC 3053, 3022, 948, 224, 746, ecru. Rouyer 254 from here (scroll down page a little):

What a lovely pattern. This would be lovely on a lolita skirt or maybe on an obi.....oh the possibilities.