Let your imagination free with these fantasy blackwork patterns.
The dragon is a Chinese beast, due to having four legs. They are said to be a symbol of good luck, power and strength. Unlike western dragons he is not aggressive but benevolent.
The other mythological creature featured in my fantasy blackwork collection is the mermaid.
Some cultures think that mermaids are nasty and connected with shipwrecks and drowning, while others consider them as friendly and tell stories of them falling in love with humans. I like to think of Marina as belonging to the second group.
If you haven't tackled blackwork before you might like to download my ebook. Blackwork for Beginners.
Nov 11, 16 12:46 PM
Wallington Northumberland offers a feast for the eyes of any avid needleworker. Come for a virtual tour with me.
Nov 07, 16 11:17 AM
The history of Embroidery from Anglo Saxon to the 20th Century
Nov 06, 16 05:22 PM
Arlington Court's needlework collection is extensive. Enjoy these photos of my favorite pieces on display.