MEG: Embroidery Resources
( Updated 15 October 2007)
Articles by the members of the Meridian Embroidery Guild
- Almoner's Pouch – A Work in Progress. Author: Baroness Ximena Yannez de Talavera
- As the pouch is still a work in progress, Baroness Ximena has not yet written her final documentation. She has shared a copy of her working documentation with us.
- Coptic Embroidery. Author: Sorcha Valdimarsdottir
- This is the documentation that Sorcha used when entering her piece in MagnaFaire and Kingdom A&S. The article also includes an annotated bibliography.
- Coptic Embroidery Bibliography. Author: Scorcha Valdimarsdottir
- An anotated bibliography.
- Elizabethan Sweet Bag – A Work in Progress. Author: Lady Auriana Ravenstein
- As this piece is still a work in progress at the time Lady Auriana gave us her contribution, she has not yet finalized her documentation. However, she was kind enough to write a short description of her project.
- Embroidery for Clothing: Things to Consider in Planning Projects. Author: The Honorable Lady Samrah of Caid
- While Samrah is not a member of the Meridian Embroidery Guild, she provided a nice explanation of planning a project involving embroidery on clothing. The Honorable Lady Samrah graciously allowed us to re-publish her explanation on our website.
- Indian Quilted Pillow from the 16th Century. Author: Sayyida Dinah bint Ismail
- This is the documentation that Dinah used when entering her piece in Midwinter A&S and Kingdom A&S.
- Instructions for Making Velvet Owl Pouches. Original Author: Unknown.
- This was published in the Winter 1997 Edition of Needlewerks, a former guild publication. The version shown here is slightly modified by Maestra Clare de Estepa.
- Most Recommended Embroidery Books and Other Sources. Author: Sorcha Valdimarsdottir
- Sorsha wrote this article while pursuing her library science degree. She cross-referenced three different annotated bibliographies to create this article. Her entire project is shown here because it shows some valuable steps in evaluating the usefulness and accuracy of a particular source.
- Opus Anglicanum - An English Art. Author: Lady Genevieve d'Valois.
- Discusses the Opus Anglicanum style and its history.
- Pattern Creation and Pattern Transfer in Counted Embroidery. Author: Maestra Clare de Estepa
- Discusses techniques for developing original patterns and transferring them safely and reliably to the fabric.
- Review of Embroidery Sources. Author: Lady Genevieve d'Valois
- An anotated bibliography discussing various books, articles, and other information useful to the embroiderer.
- The Scythians: Their Art and Needlework by Lady Genevieve D’ Valois
- Discuss who the Scythians, their art, and their needlework.
- Reserva Work – Voided Embroidery from Spain. Author: Maestra Clare de Estepa
- This is the documentation that Clare used when entering her piece in MagnaFaire.
If a link is not provided, it is because we haven't had any contributions on that particular category yet.