Double Sided Silk Embroidery, often referred to as "shuang mian xiu" in Chinese, is a traditional Chinese art form that dates back over a thousand years. It is characterized by the meticulous stitching of intricate designs on both sides of a translucent silk fabric...
Chinese Silk Embroidery Blog
- Dec 06 2023
We should also remember the contribution made by those unknown embroidery ladies working in the embroidery villages in Suzhou. Some of them have talents and skills in silk embroidery parallel to the well known embroidery artists.
Embroidery, in the present day, finds its purpose in decoration, fashion, and everyday items. Adorning your home or office with a meticulously crafted Chinese Su embroidery piece not only evokes an Oriental spirit but also imparts vibrancy
These remarkable embroidery pieces are hailed as great works of art, and many of them demand an extensive commitment, taking from a year to a year and a half to complete. They are often sold for thousands of dollars, and while smaller pieces are available at a more affordable price point
- Dec 05 2023
The system of symbolism extended to official gowns, with rank patches, known as "buzi" in Chinese, adorning the front and back. These embroidered rank patches featured an array of animals, each design signifying the wearer's position
- Dec 04 2023
By amalgamating her diverse experiences, including Japanese embroidery techniques and Western sketching and oil painting methods from Europe and America, Shen set a groundbreaking standard for Chinese embroidery.
- Dec 04 2023
In Suzhou, the needles used by embroidery artists were akin to the brushes wielded by painters. The meticulousness, patience, and gentleness that characterized the people of Suzhou manifested in every stitch and thread.
Yue Embroidery is renowned for its intricate needlework and delicate stitching techniques, which employ vibrant silk threads of varying colors. The embroidery often features elaborate designs inspired by traditional themes
Originating from the ancient cultural landscape of Hunan, Xiang Embroidery has evolved over the centuries, incorporating influences from local customs, traditions, and historical narratives.