Cynthia LeCount Samaké

The Embroidered Huipiles of Mexico’s Isthmus of Tehuantepec

The huipil has varied slightly over time, being wider and looser during certain periods and shorter and tighter in others, but always made from a rectangle folded in half with the neck cut out and the sides stitched together to the armholes.

Vietnamese Silk Embroidery

The exquisite art of painting with silk

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An Indigo Stitch-Resist Scarf to Make

Give dyeing with indigo a try! This striking scarf features resist patterns made by folding, stitching, and pleating.

Airplane Slippers to Make and Embroider

Download free instructions to make these exquisite Vietnamese embroidery slippers.

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