Monday, July 07, 2014

Embroiderer of headdresses


I think that this is a peaceful postcard. She’s working quietly away at a headdress. Notice the lace on her sleeves and her own bonnet.

4 comments:

A Lady's Life said...

I still want to try this Hard job These were wonderful ladies.

xoxoxox

Anji Knutsen said...

A lady's life: I'd love to try lace making. I was fortunate enough to visit one in Bruges many years ago.

A Lady's Life said...

Oh I saw one video of how they make irish lace Anji. I was so tempted to make it.
I love to try many things and sometimes have to control my urges lol
I tried to find silk thread for hand embroidery like we had when I was a kid but all I found was cotton thread and the rest were for embroidery sewing machines.They are faster and easier to work with but hardly the same thing as a hand made product where you can feel a persons soul.

Anji Knutsen said...

A Lady's Life: I used to spend a lot of happy hours at my embroidery when I was young and my hands more supple. How sad that embroidery silk has been 'modernised'