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Help with embroidery design

Posted by peachydeva (My Page) on
Thu, May 24, 12 at 21:47

Has anyone every seem this type of embroidery design on gingham? It is on a vintage apron (I collect these and have never seen this design). Anyone know what this is called?


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RE: Help with embroidery design

Unless you have blown the pic way up....doesn't look like gingham to me...
But it does look a little like "chicken scratch"

Here is a link that might be useful: chicken scratch

RE: Help with embroidery design

Yes, it is way blown up to show the interweaving of the block of 1/4 inch gingham. Nothing like any chicken scratch I've seen.

RE: Help with embroidery design

I would just call it "drawn thread embroidery", this blogger calls it "pulled thread embroidery":

Here is a link that might be useful: Home Deconomics blog

RE: Help with embroidery design

Thanks Colleen! I found several examples after googling those terms. Quite a unique design and I guess another dying art. Now I'll have to buy one for my collection!

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