dictionary of embroidery stitches
If you enjoyed the heart stitches that I shared yesterday, prepare yourself for some amazing embroidery goodness here today! Some of the most valuable embroidery information that I've learned over time has come from vintage sources. I love poring over old books showing stitches that people have been using for 100s of years, but I've never even seen before.
The other day while looking through a bag of old knitting needles that came from my grandma's house, I found a new old resource. It's a gem, and one that I'm happy to share with you. This doesn't need much explanation, so take a look!
I love that some of the stitches have notes or check marks, which I assume mean that the stitches had been learned. If you like these and want to see the entire collection of stitches, I've uploaded x-large full page photos to Flickr. See the entire set here.
Are there any of these stitches that you want to learn? I might be tempted to do a series with step by step photos...