Mary Joan Stitching

Wessex Stitchery designed by Mary Joan. Inspired by 2000 book "Wessex Stitchery" by Gay Eaton

An ‘uçkur’ (sash / waist band), generally worn by women. From the rural Sakarya region (north of Bilecik), 1900-1950. Stylized vegetable motifs. Open work embroidery with polychrome silk on cotton. Small sections embroidered with ‘gold’ metal thread. Both embroidery techniques are ‘two-sided’ (identical on both sides). (Kavak Collection of Anatolian Textiles -Antwerpen/Belgium).

An ‘uçkur’ (sash / waist band), generally worn by women. From the rural…

Bargello Basics, Teresa Wentzler, August 2012

Bargello Basics, Teresa Wentzler, August 2012 CP this is embrodered. It would be fun to translate it into a fabric quilt

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