Schwalm Whitework Embroidery

Schwalm Embroidery Photos & a Give-Away!

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Schwalm Embroidery: A Reader’s Masterpiece & Some Resources

Schwalm embroidery is a whitework technique that originated in Germany, in the Schwalm region. It apparently developed in imitation of Dresden lace, which was much more expensive, worked by professional embroiderers and sold to the wealthy. Schwalm is the “folk” version of Dresden lace, worked by peasant women in their homes to decorate their household goods and clothing. Schwalm embroidery combines drawn thread work, pulled thread work, and whitework.

Schwalm embroidery is a whitework technique that originated in Germany, in the…

SCHWALM EMBROIDERY

Some years ago, I had the opportunity to join a group of embroiderers led by a lady called Ada, and I travelled to a town called Maryboroug.

Uno dei primi lavori a ricamo d'Assia. Sotto, un particolare del centro e della sfilatura.

Uno dei primi lavori a ricamo d'Assia. Sotto, un particolare del centro e della sfilatura.

Calado en Deshilado (siciliano) Drawn Fabric Embroidery

The Schwalm whitework is worked on densely woven (high thread count even-weave) linen.

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