July 02 2012 Monday at 10:06 AM

Images of Embroidering

Almost as much as I enjoy looking at embroidery, I enjoy images of people embroidering. It's such a graceful and peaceful-looking gesture...

 




Are you feeling that, too? Mmhm. Can't wait until work is over, can find a quiet moment to yourself, no disturbances...

Information on these images: 1) Vintage needle books - more via SeeSaw 2) Woman Embroidering in Evening Gown (detail) - Cecil Beaton for Vogue - 1944 © Condé Nast 3) Vintage embroidery set -surprise gift from Heidi Kinney of My Paper Crane (thanks, Heidi!) 4-5) left: (photographer / source unknown) right: me embroidering for my Baby Bib Kit booklet 6) Young women embroidering, Kozienice, Poland, 1920s