chinese traditional. Folk Handicraft. Embroidery. Paper-cut. Chinese Knot. ChINESE. EMBROIDERY. CONTENTS. History of Embroidery Beautiful Pattern Do it yourself. Chinese Embroidery. History of Vo Embroider.
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History of Embroidery
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We can say China is the hometown of embroidery. Chinese embroidery is based on silk, which was first discovered and put into use in China. A lot of embroidered clothing that date back to thousands of years ago still exists till today.
Nowadays,it’s divided into four groups, Embroidery in Guangdong, Embroidery in Sichuan, Embroidery in Hunan and the most famous one is Embroidery in Suzhou. Each group has its own methods and special features.
Can you believe that they are made by silk?
It seems to be difficult for us to make one,and so it is. It is a traditional skill, as the same time ,it is also a difficult one.Because:
1、LONG TIME IS NEEDED
2、PATIENCE IS IMPOTRANT
3、A METICULOUS WORK
The direction of the needle must follow the direction of pattern,and avoid the crossing of the thrum,the needlework should be done naturally like drawing a circle.
Just like dividing bunchy stitches one by one,and tie the knot cheek by jowl.The measure is often used to embroider little flower or leaves.
Let the string step beneath the needle and be tied.Form stitches by certain height and width.This is a practical way of embroidering in daily life and mostly used in making up a buttonhole.
History and Features
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Paper-cut is one of the most popular folk handicraft in China, which date back to the 6th century A.D.. It is usually used in religious ceremony, decoration and plastic arts.
Every Art form has its special features. Composition of a picture and sculpt picturize. Paper-cut is different from other paintings in composing. It's difficult to express 3D space, scene and superposition of shape but always some breakthroughs in the relations of scale and perspective between shapes.
D I Y
A piece of paper and a pair of scissors can make suck a piece of beautiful article.Can you imagine it?Well,for all of us,it is quiet easy.But for the other hand,it is fairy difficult to master it.Follow the steps below:
1、draw the pattern you want using a pencil
2、cut the shape following your drawing
3、separate the shape from your drawing
4、stick it to a stronger piece of paper
5、copy it and keep it
D I Y
Do it yourself
History and development
until the 80’s when Chinese knots as an art form became popular again.
No matter how big a Chinese knot is, every knot is always made of one single rope, and every knot is of bilateral symmetry.
Every knot has its specific form and meaning by which it is named. Chinese knots usually represent beauty, idea, regards and wishes. For example, “Full of joy”, “Double happiness”, “Happiness & Longevity” are Chinese traditional phrases expressing the warmest wishes.
Auspicious hanging includes large tapestry and big room hanging. Knitting clothes adornment
includes necklace and
decoration on clothes.
Jennifer Wu & Grace Liu