Game of Thrones Embroidery

I wanted to share some pop culture embroidery with y’all! Perhaps you’ve seen it already, but I wouldn’t want y’all to miss out. The hit TV show Game of Thrones has been working with the really talented embroidery costume designer Michele Carragher from London. She has a website! With photos! I have permission to share a few with you, but after that you have to go over to her site.

Here is a detail on Sansa’s dress where the design tells the character’s life story through symbolism from the family heraldic beasts:

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The blue dress below combines smocking and embroidery for a highly textured dragonscale effect (dragons are very relevant to Danaerys!). She even gives instructions on how to achieve the basic smocking texture. In fact, she created three dresses in this style with an evolving design to go with the character’s development. You can read more about the changes in design and material.33 - DAENERYS TARGARYEN GAME OF THRONES EMBROIDERY BY MICHELE CARRAGHER 

Stumpwork fish adorn another costume. Aren’t they amazing?

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That’s all I can show you here, but there are also:

If you want to see these costumes from screenshots in the show, you can search for Game of Thrones embroidery.

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Hilltop Farm: Signpost

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAAnd here I am starting work on a new area of the project, with bushes and a signpost. In the future I am going to do a lot more with yarns. These are a lot of fun.

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Hilltop Farm: Tree with Rock Wall

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I adore this little tree and rock wall.

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Hilltop Farm: Cloudy day

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I have a long ways to go! This cloud yarn is amazing – super fluffy.

 

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Hilltop Farm: A tree

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The tree is in reddish variegated yarn, and it’s really going to stand out against the hillside.

 

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Hilltop Farm: Ranch

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It’s a farm house! And a barn full of hay! I’m already enjoying this, and I can’t wait to get to the wilder yarns in the pack.

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Hilltop Farm: New project

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Folks, I have been absolutely dying to start this for ages. It is the Hilltop Farm kit from Rowandean (Americans can get kits from Amazon). It is huge and gorgeous and has an amazing variety of threads/yarns. I could resist no longer. I got it off my shelf and got started on the clouds.

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