Free hand embroidery pattern: Cross and crown of thorns, adapted from Thomas Brown & Son’s catalogue of church embroidery designs from the early 1900′s, where it appears as a “square” cross (or a cross with equal length arms on all four sides). Design adapted by Mary Corbett of Needle 'n Thread.
BFC-Creations Sally King's Shoes for 2015 Part 2 Machine Embroidery Designs Free Designs It's hard for me to pick a favorite among Sally's new shoes. As always she delights with her use of whimsy and color!
Mary Katrantzou sought inspiration from the beauty found in everyday objects such as pencils and typewriters for Autumn Winter 2012. Structured silhouettes, fluid chiffon baby doll dresses and luxurious knitwear were spectacularly hand-embroidered with Swarovski Elements in collaboration with the French Haute Couture Embroidery House, Lesage
Collections Online : mnhs.org - Two-piece claret-colored velvet and taffeta reception gown with bustle and train. Self-covered buttons at center front with detail embroidery. Asymmetrically trimmed with draped swags, knotted cotton fringe and self-fabric bows. Hand and machine sewn. Made by dressmaker, Miss Jane E. Turner, New York for Mary LeDuc, September, 1877. Worn by Mrs. LeDuc at a White House reception with Mrs. Hayes, October 1877.