Embroidery is the art or handicraft of decorating fabric or other materials with designs stitched in strands of thread or yarn using a needle. Art refers to a diverse range of Human activities creations and expressions that are appealing to the Senses or Emotions of a human individual Handicraft, also known as craftwork or simply Craft, is a type of work where useful and decorative devices are made completely by hand or using only simple tools A textile is a flexible material comprised of a network of natural or artificial Fibres often referred to as thread or Yarn. Materials are physical Substances used as inputs to production or Manufacturing. In everyday language a stitch in the context of embroidery or hand-sewing is defined as the movement of the Embroidery needle from the backside of the fabric to the This article is about the fiber product For the type of joke see Shaggy dog story. A sewing needle is a long slender tool with a pointed tip The first needles were made of bone or wood modern ones are manufactured from high carbon steel wire nickel- or gold plated Embroidery may also use other materials such as metal strips, pearls, beads, quills, and sequins. The M acro E xpansion T emplate A ttribute L anguage complements TAL, providing macros which allow the reuse of code across A pearl is a hard roundish object produced within the soft tissue (specifically the mantle) of a living shelled Mollusk. A bead is a small decorative object that is pierced for threading or stringing Quill is a high level object oriented Programming language created by the Dutch software company Quintiq. Sequins are disk-shaped Beads used for decorative purposes They are available in a wide variety of colors and geometrical shapes Sewing machines can be used to create machine embroidery. A sewing machine is a textile machine used to stitch Fabric or other material together with Thread. Machine embroidery is a term that can be used to describe two different actions
Embroidery is classified according to the use of the underlying foundation fabric. One classification system divides embroidery styles according to the relationship of stitch placement to the fabric:
A second division classifies embroidery according to whether the design is stitched on top of or through the foundation fabric:
An important distinction between canvas work and surface embroidery is that surface work requires the use of an embroidery hoop or frame to stretch the material and ensure even stitching tension that prevents pattern distortion. Embroidery hoops and frames are tools used to keep fabric taut while working Embroidery or other forms of Needlework. Canvas work tends to follow very symmetrical counted stitching patterns with designs developing from repetition of one or only a few similar stitches in a variety of thread hues. Most forms of surface embroidery, by contrast, are distinguished by a wide range of different stitching patterns used in a single piece of work.
Ribbon embroidery is embroidery performed with ribbon rather than standard six-thread string. A ribbon or riband is a thin band of flexible material typically Cloth but also Plastic or sometimes Metal, used primarily for binding and tying Silk ribbon or a silk/organza blend ribbon are commonly used for this type of embroidery. Silk is a natural Protein Fiber, some forms of which can be woven into Textiles The best-known type of silk is obtained from cocoons Organza is a thin Plain weave, sheer fabric traditionally made from Silk, the continuous filament of silkworms. There are many different styles of ribbon embroidery, such as woven rose, French knot, feather stich, fly stich, fly stich fern, couching stich, lazy daisy, looped petal flower, Japanese ribbon stich, stem stich rose, split stich, and straight stich. Those are usually taught to beginners who are just learning silk ribbon embroidery. Ribbon embroidery is most commonly used to create floral motifs. It's said to have a certain romantic and antique quality.
The origins of embroidery are lost in time, but examples survive from ancient Egypt, Iron Age Northern Europe and Zhou Dynasty China. This article is about the country of Egypt For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Egypt topics. This article is about the archaeological period known as the Iron Age for the mythological Iron Age see Ages of Man. Northern Europe is a term for the northern part of Europe. The United Nations defines Northern Europe as (Finland The Zhou Dynasty ( POJ: Chiu Tiau 1122 BC to 256 BC was preceded by the Shang Dynasty and followed by the Qin Dynasty in China. China ( Wade-Giles ( Mandarin) Chung¹kuo² is a cultural region, an ancient Civilization, and depending on perspective a National It has many roots all around the world and is being done in many different ways because of their cultures.
Elaborately embroidered clothing, religious objects, and household items have been a mark of wealth and status in many cultures including ancient Persia, India, Byzantium, medieval England (Opus Anglicanum or "English work"), and Baroque Europe. Clothing (also called clothes, accoutrements, accouterments, or habiliments) protects the Human body from extreme Weather The Persian Empire was a series of Iranian empires that ruled over the Iranian plateau, the original Persian homeland and beyond in Western Asia India, officially the Republic of India (भारत गणराज्य inc-Latn Bhārat Gaṇarājya; see also other Indian languages) is a country This article is about the city See also Byzantine Empire. Byzantium ( Greek: Βυζάντιον Latin: la BYZANTIVM England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland Opus Anglicanum or English work is a contemporary term for fine Needlework of Medieval England done for ecclesiastical or secular use on Clothing Baroque art redirects here Please disambiguate such links to Baroque painting, Baroque sculpture, etc
Hand embroidery is a traditional art form passed from generation to generation in many cultures, including northern Vietnam, Mexico, and eastern Europe. Vietnam (ˌviːɛtˈnɑːm Việt Nam) officially The United Mexican States ( or commonly Mexico (ˈmɛksɪkoʊ () is a federal constitutional Republic in North America.
The Bayeux Tapestry is not a true tapestry; it is an elaborately embroidered wall hanging originally displayed at the Bayeux Cathedral, and now housed at a special museum in Bayeux, Normandy. The Bayeux Tapestry (Tapisserie de Bayeux is a 50 cm by 70 m (20 in by 230 ft long embroidered cloth which explains the events leading up to the 1066 Norman invasion of Tapestry is a form of Textile art. It is woven by hand on a vertical Loom. Bayeux Cathedral ( Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Bayeux) is a Norman - Romanesque cathedral located in the town of Bayeux. Bayeux (bajø is a commune in the Calvados département, in Normandy in northwestern France. Normandy (Normandie Norman: Normaundie) is a geographical region corresponding to the former Duchy of Normandy.
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