Embroidery

Embroidery, needlepoint, cross-stitch, and related arts

Labor of Love Restores Medici Tapestry

Four restoration specialists at New York's Metropolitan Museum have taken on the backbreaking effort of restoring "The Gathering of Manna," a 16th century Medici tapestry, one stitch at a time.

Tauna AElswith's SCA site

Lady Tauna AElswith of Ostgardr has compiled a set of resources from her time in the SCA. There are redacted recipes, information on Byzantine clothing, Ottoman clothing, links and a few portfolio pictures.

Known World Embroiderers Meet and Greet at Pennsic

Elizabet Marshall has announced that there will be a meet-and-greet for embroiderers of the Known World and their friends at this year's Pennsic War.

Freydis Thorfinnsdottir to Head Drachenwald Embroiderers' Guild

Lady Freydis Thorfinnsdottir will be the new Guildmistress for the Dragon's Needle Embroidery Guild in the Kingdom of Drachenwald.

A Medieval Mystery: Was There a Master of the Embroidered Foliage?

An exhibit on display at The Minneapolis Institute of Arts brings together four of the seven known versions of the Master of the Embroidered Foliage's hallmark image from public and private collections in the United States, the United Kingdom, Belgium, and France.

In Prayse of the Needle

Jane Stockton, who lives in Lochac and is a frequent SCAtoday.net contributing writer, maintains this extensive web site about costuming, blackwork, and embroidery, mostly from the Elizabethan period.

A Stitch Out Of Time

A Stitch Out of Time is a resource for those interested in (primarily) English and German embroidery from the 9th through 16th centuries.

Embroidery Weblinks

Interested in Medieval/Renaissance Embroidery? Take a look at Aoife's list of embroidery links.