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Explore the craft of embroidery from the middle ages to the present day, and trace the history of needlework techniques, designers, patterns, and samplers.

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Embroidery Designs for Fashion and Furnishings (Paperback)

Embroidery Designs for Fashion and Furnishings (Paperback)

This beautiful book illustrates the highlights of the fine collection of designs for embroidery at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Focusing on designs…

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The Museum of Savage Beauty

The Museum of Savage Beauty interactive web feature explores the hidden stories and craftsmanship behind some of the most remarkable objects made by Alexander McQueen and his creative collaborators. Here the designer's iconic pieces are placed alongside historical objects from the V&A’s collections, which represent some of the many design traditions that inspired him.

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Event - Cross Stitch with Mr X - December 2015

Fri 04 December 2015–Sat 05 December 2015

PRACTICAL WORKSHOP: Master the art of cross stitch in this workshop led by Mr X, the Kingpin of Contemporary Embroidery. Inspired by the V&A collection you will create soft patterns using a range of techniques including traditional embroidery skills and use of the digital software PC stitch.

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