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 …

Book review: Allie Aller’s Crazy Quilting

To my delight a copy of Allie Aller’s Crazy Quilting just before I left so I was able to read this book, and write this on the plane! Allie Aller’s Crazy Quilting is subtitled Modern Piecing & Embellishing Techniques for Joyful Stitching. The noticeable key word is modern, as right from when you …