An Encyclopedia of Needlework by Therese Dilmont. One of my favorite embroidery books!
Although these are designs for redwork embroidery; I can't see why these Russian dolls couldn't be used for creating a painting (on canvas, wood or paper), of singles or multiples, in traditional colours, then frame and hang the end result!
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Free embroidery pattern from Gina Matarazzo :)
Bee whitework embroidery kit by sarahhomfray on Etsy, $12.95