♒ Enchanting Embroidery ♒ embroidered koi fish - Game of Thrones costume

Game of Thrones - impressive fish embroidery on a coat worn by Catelyn Tully (Michelle Fairley). The costumes are designed by Michele Clapton, while the embroidery is by Michele Carragher.

Guilin, China. Cormorant fishing is a traditional fishing method in which fishermen use trained cormorants to fish in rivers. Historically, cormorant fishing has taken place in Japan and China since about 960 AD.

Cormorant fishing is a traditional fishing method in which fishermen use trained cormorants to fish in rivers. Historically, cormorant fishing has taken place in Japan and China since about 960 AD. This technique has also been used in other countries.

beautiful - a Chinese fisherman and his cranes...and amazing working relationship...

Cormorant fishing is a traditional fishing method in which fishermen use trained cormorants to fish in rivers. Historically, cormorant fishing has taken place in Japan and China from around 960 AD.

embroidery

I love how realistic these embroidered fish look. Reminds me of the still life paintings done by the masters!

Kathryn Harmer Fox - fish collage - WIP, freemotion embroidery over base fabrics

Kathryn Harmer Fox - fish collage - WIP, freemotion embroidery over base fabrics

Fishing boat on aldeburgh beach, Suffolk, England

Fishing boat on aldeburgh beach, Suffolk, England. I never walked on a shingle beach til we moved to Suffolk. Quite an experience!

Pirate's Cove, Polperro, Cornwall. Smuggling prospered in Polperro when it was developed as a port in the 12th c. & reached it's zenith in the late 18th c. when Britain's wars w/ America & France hastened high taxation of imported goods. Local fisherman boosted their income by smuggling spirits, tobacco & other goods from Guernsey. A more organized Coast Guard service was introduced in the 19th c. along w/ stiff penalties, & led to much less smuggling.

Smuggling prospered in Polperro when it was developed as a port in the c. & reached it's zenith in the late c. when Britain's wars w/ America & France hastened high taxation of imported goods. Local fisherman b

Carolyn Saxby - Sea momentoes (Check out how she handles scenes)

textile artist photography and mixed media - Carolyn Saxby Textile Art St Ives Cornwall

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