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Pillow case made in Britain 1600-1700  linen with bobbin-lace insertions and whitework embroidery.

Pillow case

Pillow case made in Britain linen with bobbin-lace insertions and whitework embroidery.

Вышивка «хардангер» . Обсуждение на LiveInternet - Российский Сервис Онлайн-Дневников

Вышивка «хардангер» . Обсуждение на LiveInternet - Российский Сервис Онлайн-Дневников

Corner seams> Monograms> ANTIQUE LINEN / LS Beautiful hand embroidered monogram with beautiful relief on pure linen canvas end for sewing - Old linen - Passion de Blanc - Antique textiles

Corner seams> Monograms> ANTIQUE LINEN / LS Beautiful hand embroidered monogram with beautiful relief on pure linen canvas end for sewing - Old linen - Passion de Blanc - Antique textiles

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…

Schwalm whitework - link has patterns, etc I can see I'm going to have a go at this. I bought the book on a whim - and I keep finding lovely examples of the schwalm work

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