Some articles on hand embroidery, embroidery, hand:
... Vietnamese hand embroidery is a 700-year-old tradition ... expected to know how to decorate pillowcases, curtains and tablecloths with hand embroidery ... Since the 1960s, hand embroidery in Vietnam has been raised to the level of an art ...
... The expansion of the embroidery industry began with the invention of the (hand-) embroidery machine by Joshua Heilmann of Mulhouse in 1828 ... quality was now nearly equal to that of hand-embroidery ... Thus, from 1852 the hand embroidery machines were manufactured in series, including at the already mentioned Maschinenfabrik in St ...
... Chain stitch and its variations are fundamental to embroidery traditions of many cultures, including Kashmiri numdahs, Iranian Resht work, Central Asian suzani, Hungarian Kalotaszeg "written embroidery ...
Famous quotes containing the words embroidery and/or hand:
“It is, indeed, at home that every man must be known by those who would make a just estimate either of his virtue or felicity; for smiles and embroidery are alike occasional, and the mind is often dressed for show in painted honour, and fictitious benevolence.”
—Samuel Johnson (17091784)
“If your hand causes you to stumble, cut it off;”
—Bible: New Testament, Mark 9:43.