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15 July 2010

Something to do if you're bored

I make extensive use of Google Image search.

If you've never used it to find "Elizabethan Embroidery" images you're in for some fun! And it's good to do when you feel like fuffing around on the computer, but not really do anything much.

I just thought of looking up "extant embroidery" - there was some good stuff there too.

"Historical Goldwork"

"Stumpwork

"Raised Work"

It's often a good idea to add "embroidery" into the search to narrow the results a bit.

- let your imagination run wild with keywords and see what you find!

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4 Comments:

Anonymous Rachel said...

Using Google successfully is an art in itself!

Thursday, July 15, 2010  
Anonymous meri said...

Thanks for the idea - it's just what I need (I'm beeing a little bit bored and feeling sooooo tired for last weeks...)

Thursday, July 15, 2010  
Anonymous Rachel said...

It's also worth pointing out that the more you use a search engine - thoughtfully - the better you will get at finding what you are
looking for.

Friday, July 16, 2010  
Blogger Stitching With Kittens said...

Elmsley Rose,
Not really a comment on this post. . . but I wanted to let you know, an e-mail I sent to you directly has bounced 3 differnt times over 2 days.. . error message says connection timed out with sbcglobal. . . . Thought you'd want to know and look into.

Martha

Saturday, July 17, 2010  

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