Here's the completed piece, based on the free embroidery pattern above. If you look carefully, you can see where the "stem" and "back" stitches have been used to create a textured, three-dimensional effect.
Zapotec Huipil Oaxaca A classic "large flower" embroidered huipil from Tehuantepec, a city in the Isthmus region of the state of Oaxaca Mexico. Part of an exhibition of Oaxacan textiles at the Mexican Cultural Institute in Washington, DC
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Making their usual colorful appearance at the show was Finnish textile brand Marimekko, who displayed rhombus-shaped swatches of the new season’s fabrics across the walls of their booth like a giant psychedelic jigsaw. Photo by Ali Morris.