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Embroidery around the world

Posted: Mon Feb 27, 2017 10:41 am
by sofiya
Embroidery is the handicraft of decorating fabric or other materials with needle and thread or yarn. Embroidery may also incorporate other materials such as, pearls, beads, quills, and sequins [from Wikipedia].

This craft is one of the most popular in the world. The patterns, techniques, tools, and meanings of embroidery are so different from one community to the other.

For example, here is Serbian embroidery designs and traditions.

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Re: Embroidery around the world

Posted: Tue Feb 28, 2017 2:50 pm
by sofiya
Mexican traditional embroidery patterns.

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Re: Embroidery around the world

Posted: Thu Mar 02, 2017 10:17 am
by Violet
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Found a photo of antique Moroccan fez embroidery. Beautiful