This exquisite "P" monogram features both needle lace and goldwork techniques.  Image courtesy of http://www.lacebydesign.co.uk/show_gal/Pat's_Lace_Gallery/0

This exquisite "P" monogram features both needle lace and goldwork techniques. Image courtesy of http://www.lacebydesign.co.uk/show_gal/Pat's_Lace_Gallery/0

Isn't this whitework peacock stunning? This piece features thread painting, satin stitch, pulled thread work, and a whole lot of extremely tiny French knots. Image courtesy of Brod'annie, a regional organisation serving the Nantes region in France. There are some lovely pieces of whitework on this site at http://brodannie.blogspot.ca/

Isn't this whitework peacock stunning? This piece features thread painting, satin stitch, pulled thread work, and a whole lot of extremely tiny French knots. Image courtesy of Brod'annie, a regional organisation serving the Nantes region in France. There are some lovely pieces of whitework on this site at http://brodannie.blogspot.ca/

Isn't this thread painted portrait of a leopard fantastic? It's the work of Alena Chenevix Trench. Alena created this piece as part of her advanced silk shading course with the Royal School of Needlework  You can see more of Alena's work on her Pinterest page at https://www.pinterest.com/alchetren/

Isn't this thread painted portrait of a leopard fantastic? It's the work of Alena Chenevix Trench. Alena created this piece as part of her advanced silk shading course with the Royal School of Needlework You can see more of Alena's work on her Pinterest page at https://www.pinterest.com/alchetren/

These lovely Autumn trees were embroidered by a student of Francine Leclercq. Francine is a noted textile and embroidery artist.  Check out more of Francine's - and her student's - work at http://www.aufilduleman.fr/broderie

These lovely Autumn trees were embroidered by a student of Francine Leclercq. Francine is a noted textile and embroidery artist. Check out more of Francine's - and her student's - work at http://www.aufilduleman.fr/broderie

This gorgeous three dimensional dove was embroidered in gold and silver thread. This piece is part of a larger piece of ecclesiastical (church) embroidery.    This image was found on Pinterest, but without a link back to people who created it. So, if you have any information that could link back to the maker, please let us know.  It's likely the work of Sebastien Marchante.

This gorgeous three dimensional dove was embroidered in gold and silver thread. This piece is part of a larger piece of ecclesiastical (church) embroidery. This image was found on Pinterest, but without a link back to people who created it. So, if you have any information that could link back to the maker, please let us know. It's likely the work of Sebastien Marchante.

Doesn't this fibre art piece make you feel that you're deep in a snowy forest? Textile artist Gloria McRoberts has a passion for depicting trees and landscapes.   Check out more of her work on her website at http://gloriamcroberts.com/index.php?option=com_phocagallery&view=category&id=1&Itemid=59

Doesn't this fibre art piece make you feel that you're deep in a snowy forest? Textile artist Gloria McRoberts has a passion for depicting trees and landscapes. Check out more of her work on her website at http://gloriamcroberts.com/index.php?option=com_phocagallery&view=category&id=1&Itemid=59

This gorgeous handbag was embroidered by Jannat Granger "for the sheer pleasure of doing it!"   Isn't that the best thing about embroidering? Jannat used Anchor stranded cottons worked on black silk.  This is a Susan O'Connor pattern and was featured in Inspirations Magazine  Read more about this bag on Jannat's blog at https://janetgranger.wordpress.com/2011/08/11/how-low-have-we-sunk/

This gorgeous handbag was embroidered by Jannat Granger "for the sheer pleasure of doing it!" Isn't that the best thing about embroidering? Jannat used Anchor stranded cottons worked on black silk. This is a Susan O'Connor pattern and was featured in Inspirations Magazine Read more about this bag on Jannat's blog at https://janetgranger.wordpress.com/2011/08/11/how-low-have-we-sunk/

This stumpwork piece is by Andreeva P.  This garland represents late spring with a lovely stumpwork butterfly and some luscious bead embroidered berries.  Check out more of Andreeva's work on her website at http://www.roniy-stitch.com/

This stumpwork piece is by Andreeva P. This garland represents late spring with a lovely stumpwork butterfly and some luscious bead embroidered berries. Check out more of Andreeva's work on her website at http://www.roniy-stitch.com/

"Christmas Rose, Berries and Dragonfly" by the talented stumpwork designer and embroiderer Jane Nicholas. The piece features a rose with detached petals and leaves, raised blackberries worked in French knots, beaded ivy berries surrounded with trellis stitch, and a dragonfly with detached wings.  You can see more of Jane's work on her website at http://www.janenicholas.com/products/Christmas-Rose,-Berries-and-Dragonfly-(white).html

"Christmas Rose, Berries and Dragonfly" by the talented stumpwork designer and embroiderer Jane Nicholas. The piece features a rose with detached petals and leaves, raised blackberries worked in French knots, beaded ivy berries surrounded with trellis stitch, and a dragonfly with detached wings. You can see more of Jane's work on her website at http://www.janenicholas.com/products/Christmas-Rose,-Berries-and-Dragonfly-(white).html

This silk and goldwork Tudor Rose is a detail from a larger piece that is under repair at the Royal School of Needlework  Image courtesy of http://www.royal-needlework.org.uk/galleries/images/24/

This silk and goldwork Tudor Rose is a detail from a larger piece that is under repair at the Royal School of Needlework Image courtesy of http://www.royal-needlework.org.uk/galleries/images/24/

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