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Schwalm Embroidery: A Reader’s Masterpiece & Some Resources

Marie Wood - Schwalm embroidery

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Schwalm embroidery

A spring-fresh tulip wreath! When I got the idea for this tulip wreath, I had a romantic and nostalgic picture before my eyes.

Needle weaving in a stair-step manner and rows of Rose stitches.

Needle weaving in a stair-step manner and rows of Rose stitches.

Schwalm Runner

Schwalm Embroidery: A Reader’s Masterpiece & Some Resources

Schwalm embroidery is a whitework technique that originated in Germany, in the Schwalm region. It apparently developed in imitation of Dresden lace, which was much more expensive, worked by professional embroiderers and sold to the wealthy. Schwalm is the “folk” version of Dresden lace, worked by peasant women in their homes to decorate their household goods and clothing. Schwalm embroidery combines drawn thread work, pulled thread work, and whitework.

Schwalm embroidery is a whitework technique that originated in Germany, in the…

Detail of my sampler based on the books of Luzine Happel.

Broderie et Tricot - Embroidery and Knitting: Hardanger Jours Reticello Cilaos Schwalm Punto-Antico Blackwork Châles Shawls Echarpes Scarves

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