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Schwalm Embroidery

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Schwalm is a type of whitework, worked in a variety of surface embroidery stitches and pulled thread stitches. This style of embroidery originated in the Schwalm Region of Germany.

If you would like to learn more about whitework, visit the Whitework Patterns page for helpful links to patterns and tutorials for white-on-white embroidery.

Also Known As: Hessenstickerei, Hessen embroidery, German white-on-white embroidery, whitework
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