Swedish Embroidery


swedis embroiderySwedish weaving — also called Huck darning and Huck embroidery — combines darning, embroidery and weaving to create decorative edges for pillows, towels, blankets, tablecloths, place mats, etc. The designs are usually geometric in nature, and worked primarily along the surface of the cloth rather than going up and down through the cloth. This embroidery is a free hand style of that utilises stem stitch, satin stitch, feather stitch and French knots to great effect.

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Read more about this embroidery on following websites:

http://www.nordicneedle.net/stitching-techniques/huck-swedish-weaving/

http://www.ehow.com/way_5426955_swedish-weaving-beginners.html?ref=Track2&utm_source=ask

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