Though varied in style and material, the fichu was an important fashion accessory during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Thimbles are highly prized by collectors and stitchers alike and loved for their practicality, beauty, and infinite variety.
The French named this soft and fluffy yarn and fabric and are believed to have invented it, as well, sometime during the eighteenth century.
What did it mean to be a member of a knitting guild during the 1500s? Who was responsible for crafting Eleonora di Toledo’s burial stockings?
Learn about the history and tradition of this Spanish Colonial style needlework and see how contemporary embroiderers keep the traditions and stories alive.