Medieval Inspired Embroidery Patterns

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Medieval Inspired Embroidery Patterns

Following you will find some medieval inspired embroidery patterns created for your personal and noncommercial use. This pattern pages are PDF-files in US letter format. Please feel free to download them and to print them out for your personal embroidery projects. Have fun! 🙂

German Brick Stitch Patterns:

German Brick Stitch pattern #1 – “Saint Martin”

German Brick Stitch Pattern #1 - v.1

Inspiration: “Heiliger Martin den Mantel teilend”
Time: Middle of 14th century
Location: Germany (?)

My German Brick Stitch pattern #1. Revised and now also available  in a “ring binder friendly” US letter format.
The pattern can be download here:
< G.B.Stitch Pattern #1 – “Saint Martin” v. 1.1 >

If you are looking for my “old” pattern handout for this pattern – you can download it here:
< G.B.Stitch Pattern #1 – “Saint Martin” >

For a simpler version of this German Brick Stitch pattern please read my posting: “Craft with Racaire – Needle-roll #1 & German Brick Stitch Pattern #2

If you would like to read more about German Brick Stitch please visit my “German Brick Stitch page“.

Klosterstich Patterns:

Klosterstich pattern #1 – “14th century Fleur-de-Lis”

Klosterstich_Pattern_01-thumbnailInspiration: Islamic pottery on display at the “Département des Arts de l’Islam” of the Louvre Museum in France:

Albarello à décor de fleurs de lys.
Première moitié du XIVe siècle, Syrie, Céramique siliceuse, décor peint sous glaçure transparente“

Time: 14th century
Location: Syria (?)

The pattern can be download here:
< Klosterstich Pattern #1 – 14th century Fleur-de-Lis >

Read more about this pattern in my posting: “14th century Fleur-de-lis embroidery pattern for Klosterstich

Klosterstich pattern #2 – “14th century Rose”

Klosterstich_pattern_02-thumbnailInspiration: Tristanteppich
Time: 14th century
Location: Germany / Wienhausen

The pattern can be download here:
< Klosterstich Pattern #2 – 14th century Rose >

Read more about this pattern in my posting: “14th century rose embroidery pattern for Klosterstich

…and I also used this pattern for my 14th century reliquary box – you can find more pictures and information about it here:
14th century inspired Klosterstich rose embroidery – now a lid for a reliquary box!

Surface Couching Patterns:

Surface Couching pattern #1 – “14th century Framework”

Surface-Couching_Pattern_01_thumbnailInspiration: “Altardecke, Anfang 14.Jhd.”
 Beginning of 14th century
 Germany / Lüneburg

The pattern can be download here:
< Surface Couching Pattern #1 – 14th century Framework >

Read more about this pattern in my posting: “14th century inspired pattern for Surface Couching .1

Btw. this pattern can be also used for other embroidery techniques like the Klosterstich technique, Appliqué,…


…and more inspiration…

If you are looking for more inspiration, you might find this pages interesting too:

Best regards Racaire