Exploring Etsy – Woodland Tale

ласкаво просимо to another edition of ‘Exploring Etsy’. As you can probably already tell we are venturing once again around the globe for another installment of international needlecraft inspiration, this time to Ukraine. I have the honour and privilege of taking you all for a walk in the woods to…

Hand & Lock at the V&A

From the 12th to the 15th centuries, England enjoyed an international reputation for the quality of its luxury embroideries, and were frequently referred to as ‘Opus Anglicanum’ (English work). Often featuring complex imagery, and ambitious in their scale and intricacy, they were sought after by kings, queens, popes and cardinals across…