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Hmong Jacket/Dress

Folks, over winter break I visited Hmong Village again (it’s an indoor marketplace in St Paul, Minnesota, with a lot of shops run by Hmong-Americans). See this lovely, lovely jacket or dress? You can wear it either way. All mine. … Continue reading

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Follow up: Geometric chain stitch

So, several of y’all had more questions about the embroidery in this picture (previous post about the geometric chain stitch design). First, about the scale: The inner core of the design (consisting of the 4×4 block of squares) is 7 … Continue reading

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Geometric chain stitch

So – another post on acquisitions from Thailand. Is this Hmong or Indian or something else? I don’t know! This design is very geometric and based on spirals, like the Hmong cross-stitch designs I showed earlier. However, instead of cross-stitch, … Continue reading

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Hmong embroidery I: Geometric cross-stitch

Today I have two embroidery pieces to share, both very detailed geometric cross-stitch designs. My parents bought these in Thailand at the Chiang Mai Night Market in the mid-eighties (they had an awful lot of fun in the mid-eighties, as … Continue reading

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