A book review of Portuguese Whitework by Yvette Stanton

I spent a very indulgent weekend drooling over the pages of Yvette Stanton’s new book, Portuguese Whitework: Bullion Embroidery from Guimarães. I am sure hand embroidery enthusiasts will love this beautiful whitework technique. I have always been attracted to the the mix of drawn thread embroidery and surface embroidery but this book …

Free Embroidery Stitch Book online

Embroidery Stitches by M.E. Wilkinson is available online free at the Internet Archive. I selected to download it as PDF file but you can view this book via a number of options. It is 216 pages of embroidery stitches illustrated by drawings. Published in 1912 as with any book of …

Friday Freebie Corticelli Home Needlework online

Happy Easter everyone! I said in my blog move I found some gems in the archive this is first of few wonderful rediscoveries. I hope you enjoy it for this weeks Friday freebie. I think readers will enjoy this delicious link. Corticelli Home Needlework which was published in 1898 is …