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4 July 2011

A beautiful blog about Elizabethan embroidery

I've just met Kimberly Servello through Stitchin Fingers. I've met lots of wonderful historical embroiders through the Elizabethan/Jacobean and Stumpwork groups on S.F. :-) as well as received wonderful, specialised, technical embroidery advice in some great discussions we've had. There are some very knowledgeable people in those groups that are most happy to chat.

Kimberly's blog seems outstanding to me, because she is very talented at design, has a wide knowledge of Elizabethan stitches, and makes beautiful pieces. Her blog entires show photos of various motifs, close up, with comments on their stitching.

She also includes quotes from literature of the period, as relevant to, or being inspiration for her work. She has few or no comments on her entries, and I personally think that is a great great pity, which is why I'm "advertising" her blog now. It's well worth the trip!

For some reason, both a general link to Kimberly's blog is having trouble (thankyou Lakshmi for pointing it out) and a specific link to her latest entry. You can still get to the blog from the "page not found" page Blogger brings up, but I don't know if this will work for everyone.

Links to try :
http://baroqueembellishments.blogspot.com/

http://baroqueembellishments.blogspot.com/2011/06/what-im-doing-today.html 

or Google "BaroqueEmbellishments embroidery blog" (http://www.google.com/search?ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&sourceid=navclient&gfns=1&q=baroqueembellishments+embroidery+blog ) and will show you various entries to get you in.

(I wonder what's wrong with my linking ?!?)

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9 Comments:

Blogger Lakshmi said...

Hi Megan,
the link is showing error..will you check please!!

Monday, July 04, 2011  
Blogger The Chilly Hollow Needlepoint Adventure said...

This should take folks straight there (if Blogger doesn't hate us this morning).

http://baroqueembellishments.blogspot.com/

Copy and paste it in a browser window.

Thanks, eRose! I've bookmarked it for plenty of fun reading today.
Jane, waving from CH

Monday, July 04, 2011  
Blogger Lakshmi said...

Thank you both for introducing a beautiful blog!!

Monday, July 04, 2011  
Anonymous Rachel said...

I can't see what was wrong with the link, but I got there in the end. Looks like a great blog, and it's being added to my blog reader - thanks!

Tuesday, July 05, 2011  
Blogger Shirlee Fassell said...

This really makes me want to try Elizabethan embroidery great site. Thanks

Tuesday, July 05, 2011  
Blogger Margaret said...

I really didn't need another blog to read, but I must add this one. Especially since she took a class from Catherine Jordan - my EGA chapter president. I think I need a white shirt with blackwork for wearing to work - it is gorgeous! Thank for the heads up.

Wednesday, July 06, 2011  
Blogger Plays with Needles said...

This is a wonderful site Megan. Thanks for sharing it!!!

Thursday, July 14, 2011  
Blogger Montreat Designs said...

I am really enjoying your blog and learning so much!!!! You do a great job!

Saturday, July 16, 2011  
Anonymous خياطة وتفصيل said...

thank you so much :)

Thursday, July 19, 2012  

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