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Closeup of leaf embroidery. The leaves were fun. I used stem stitch to outline the leaves in a lighter green and the same twig brown to do the leaf veins. The leaf itself was done in split stitch...not exactly easy with pearl cotton. Not sure I'd do that again, but it did turn out nice.

Closeup of leaf embroidery. The leaves were fun. I used stem stitch to outline the leaves in a lighter green and the same twig brown to do the leaf veins. The leaf itself was done in split stitch...not exactly easy with pearl cotton. Not sure I'd do that again, but it did turn out nice.

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Orchid and Fern Embroidery from "A Treatise on Embroidery" published in

vintage Arts & Crafts era embroidered linen pillow from the 1910-1915 period.  The pillow measures about 18" x 17" and features red roses and green leaves with ornate needle work.

vintage Arts & Crafts era embroidered linen pillow from the period. The pillow measures about x and features red roses and green leaves with ornate needle work.

Embroidery Pattern: Hearty Leaves and Acorns Border $4.99. Size: 6.86"W x 1.74"H. Graceful leaves add a delightful touch to towels, table linens, shirts, and skirts.

Graceful leaves add a delightful touch to towels, table linens, shirts, and skirts.

루프드 블랭킷 스티치 (Looped blanket ST.) 먼저 포스팅에서 루프드 블랭킷 스티치에 대해서 알려드렸...

루프드 블랭킷 스티치 (Looped blanket ST.) 먼저 포스팅에서 루프드 블랭킷 스티치에 대해서 알려드렸...

61. APPLIQUÉ PANEL BY MISS KEIGHLEY (poem by William Morris)  http://www.gutenberg.org/files/28269/28269-h/28269-h.htm#i171

Medieval theme applique panel from "Art in Needlework" published in I just thought it was pretty. Too bad it's not in color, I'll bet it was gorgeous.

Hand Embroidery Design: Tutorials for Hand Embroidered Leaves & Flowers,  This is great way to stitch leaves using another kind of woven method. Whether the samples below demonstrate how to embroider a leaf or how to embroider a flower, with a few tweaks,

Hand Embroidery Design: Tutorials for Hand Embroidered Leaves & Flowers, This is great way to stitch leaves using another kind of woven method. Whether the samples below demonstrate how to embroider a leaf or how to embroider a flower, with a few tweaks,

French Knots, Chain and Cross Stitches - © Mollie Johanson, Licensed to About.com

5 Fun Embroidery Stitch Combinations

Free Hand Embroidery Patterns at the Needle'n Thread website. Lots more than shown in this picture. Page also includes links for other websites with free embroidery patterns.

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Free Hand Embroidery Patterns at the Needle'n Thread website. Page also includes links for other websites with free embroidery patterns.

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