Beautiful hand embroidery on this sheer linen Sophie Digard wrap :: The creatory
FOR SIGNYJO: Double herringbone stitch as trim for Viking underdress. This form of decoration was found on one of the Mammen textiles. See Carolyn-Priest Dorman's article on Viking Embroidery (article doesn't mention whether it's multi-colored or not, though)
Mexican Otomi Embroidery. look for fabrics like this for sun blockers on the west side of patio, or for table cloths.
Otomi embroiderer working on a custom Olli Lounger
Crazy Quilt Embroidery Stitches from crazyQstitcher: "Herringbone with crochet cotton threaded with metallic thread. The silk ribbon lazy daisies looked more like tulips than rosebuds so I did straight and fly stitch leaves to match."