Blackwork Embroidery

Blackwork is a traditional needlework technique worked with black thread on ecru or white colored linen.


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Essential Stitch guide. by Becky Hogg - Published 2011 Affiliate Link to Amazon


Blackwork Embroidery

by Elisabeth Geddes, Moyra McNeill - Paperback - Published 1976 Affiliate Link to Amazon


Blackwork Made Easy

Blackwork techniques, patterns and samplers. by Lesley Wilkins - Paperback - Published 2012 Affiliate Link to Amazon


Beginner's Guide to Blackwork

by Lesley Wilkins - Paperback - Published 2002 Affiliate Link to Amazon


An article on blackwork - the history, the technique, Wikipedia


The history of blackwork, blackwork stitch how-to. Your Choice Needlework

Blackwork Embroidery

Learn about blackwork embroidery. JMD Designs

Blackwork History

Learn about the origin of blackwork. XYZZX Creations

Blackwork Instruction

Basic directions for doing blackwork. XYZZX Creations

Blackwork Samplers

Blackwork patterns. Dragon Bear


Double Running Embroidery Stitch

This video will show you how to do the double running embroidery stitch which is also known as the Holbein stitch.

Stitch - Backstitch/Stem Stitch

Technique and illustration on how to do the backstitch which is also known as the stem stitch. Wikipedia

Tutorial - Blackwork Beginners Guide

Learn blackwork with this simple beginners pattern. Needlework Tips and Techniques

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