Now THIS is needlework, wouldn’t you say?
Jennifer Bauer and I have had a running conversation about embroidery and crewel work during this time period. I am posting the links we’ve been looking at for everyone’s enjoyment. You may have to copy and paste these links into your browser.
Caron has all kinds of things for the embroidery enthusiast, including patterns from the time period.
Jennifer found this very interesting British site that traces the history of the art.
TheVictoria and Albert Museum has a great display of pockets and even a FREE period pattern!
Two great resources I use with my students