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Cross Stitch

Cross stitch is probably the oldest form of needlework, and appears in every society throughout the world. However, its history is often difficult to determine, particularly in folk traditions. One of the earliest books of cross stitch designs was published … Continue reading

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Embroidery techniques

There has been a great upsurge of interest and innovation in the art of embroidery¬†in recent years. Modern embroiderers¬†have a new, experimental attitude to their art and use a wide variety of fabrics and threads, some of them far from … Continue reading

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