I ❤ embroidery . . . metallic rick rack.  I don't know if you can tell, but this seam started out with just gold rick-rack. I did herringbone in green, wove it in red, then added the the trios of stems on each side. ~By Lin Moon

this seam started out with just gold rick-rack herringbone in green, wove it in red, then added the the trios of stems on each side

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Quilt completed Vintage fabrics, dyed blankets, tweeds and hand embroidery, Teresa Searle 2015

Beautiful! The description card says, Crazy Quilt 1883-1893 - Silk, cotton, wool, and linen, pieced and embroidered with silk and cotton threads - Crazy quilts, which emerged after 1850, were usually composed of small, irregular-shaped fragments of silk, wool, and other fragments pieced together. The seams were then embroidered using a variety of stitches. They acquired the name crazy quilts because of the strong colors and busy, confusing nature of their designs, typi

Victorian "Crazy Quilt" Silk, cotton, wool, and linen, pieced and embroidered with silk and cotton threads

I am making one myself, love crazy quilts.

I ❤ crazy quilting, & embroidery . Crazy Quilt I am so impressed by the embroidery on this quilt. Someone put in a printed piece (the one in the center here), entitled "Love's Blessing.

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Inspiration, failures and linocuts.

Wool leaf embellishment - wool applique, needle-felting, beading with embroidery stitches - inspired by a Sue Spargo class.

Outside Inspiration: Tactile Textiles

Celtic Spiral embroidery & beadwork by Larkin Jean Van Horn/ Rocks and Water Gallery/ x Other fantastic works on linked website.

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