Thursday, January 28, 2010

Aurora silk yarn

I'm currently knitting with this gorgeous yarn

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Red flowers, part II

Gorgeous embroidery + image by Berlin's Whimsy

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Florence Caulfield and the Illustrated needlework book

Florence in silk embroidered dress, ca 1910

One of her embroidery designs (more can be found here.)
All images from the Victoria and Albert Museum

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Art in needlework, a book about embroidery

Image from:
Art in needlework
a book about embroidery
by Lewis Foreman Day
Published in 1900, B.T. Batsford (London)

downloadable here

Cable and lace knitted throw from

Find the pattern here.
image from