Candlewick Embroidery

106 84


Candlewick embroidery is a type of whitework having designs made of groups Colonial knots arranged in intricate patterns.

This is more of a rustic style of whitework, and was popular in Colonial America. Candlewicking uses heavy cotton thread - actual unwaxed candle wick thread in the 1600 and 1700's - to embroider on sturdy linen or cotton fabrics, and was commonly used to decorate bedcovers, clothing and curtains.

Also Known As: Candlewicking, Colonial Knotting
Subscribe to our newsletter
Sign up here to get the latest news, updates and special offers delivered directly to your inbox.
You can unsubscribe at any time

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.

"Home & Garden" MOST POPULAR