My Needlework Box

A Collection of Needlework and Tools Past and Present



Below are thumbnails for the whitework in my collection: one piece from the 16th century, a few from the 17th century, many from the 18th and 19th centuries and some favorites from the 20th century.


For descriptions and larger photos click on any of the thumbnails below.

Styles of Whitework Embroidery through the Centuries


Click here for Broderie Anglaise

Click here for machine-embroidered

Click here for 20th century favorites

Click here for My Earliest Pieces

Click here for Dresden Work

Click here for 19th century pieces

Click here for 19th c handkerchiefs

Click here for 20th cHandkerchiefs


Click here for Indian whitework