Following the success of OESD's exclusive Christmas Village collections, the design team conceptualized a birdhouse series for spring. Read more about how these freestanding lace structures came to be.
Redwork embroidery has a rich history dating back to the late nineteenth century. It is a simple style of “art needlework”. Read more about its history.
Ever wonder how the creative designers here at OESD develop innovative ideas into products? Here is a small insight into the very beginnings of this embroidery collection.
Cutwork Embroidery is a technique where specific areas of fabric are cut out along buttonhole stitches or satin stitch outlines. Learn more about its history and how to tutorial.
Trapunto or “stuffed work” is a whole cloth quilting technique that creates a raised design, and can be done by hand or machine.
The tufted satins embroidery technique is a newer embroidery technique, developed in 2011 by the artists and digitizers at OESD. Tufted satins are dimensional elements that enhance the total embroidery design.
Cross-stitch is the oldest form of hand embroidery, dating back to the Middle Ages, and is found all over the world. Read more about the history of this needle art.