1782-94 Wisteria Garland Apron



Machine Embroidery Design for an all-over muslin embroidery design.


This listing is for a machine embroidery design for an late-18th century muslin design of a garland of bows draped with greenery or wisteria. This design is based on a sketch for an embroidery design in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum,  accession number E.252.1973.

This design comes in 3 sizes, with either 1, 2, or 3 repeats in the file. These repeats are aligned to create an all-over pattern. We recommend stitching it in 50 weight cotton thread or silk thread for the most authentic period look.

We make every effort to ensure that our machine embroidery designs evoke period hand embroidery techniques, and are well-researched so you can use them with confidence on your historical costuming projects. They may copy the wobbles or slight flaws in an original design, to help keep them from looking too perfect and modern. They may contain details that you are not used to seeing in modern machine embroidery designs, such as more color changes or jump stitches between areas. All our files are accompanied by a detailed description of the original design as well as stitching instructions and thread recommendations so you can get the most out of these designs.

You will receive a detailed PDF along with the digital files needed to stitch out this design on a wide variety of embroidery machines. The PDF contains historical notes, embroidery and sewing instructions, and a pattern for cutting out the pocket layers.

Hoop size: This design will fit in 4″x4″, 5″x7″, and 6″x9″ hoops.
Finished size: this design creates an all-over pattern that can be repeated across any size of project.
File types included: DST, EXP, HUS, JEF, PES, SEW, VIP, VP3, XXX. If you need another file type, please message us and we will try to accommodate your request.

This file will be available for immediate download once payment is processed. All digital sales are final and cannot be refunded, so please check your purchase carefully. If you have any questions about the suitability of this design, please ask before buying.

Unless otherwise specified in an individual listing, the purchase of a Romantic Recollections, LLC embroidery design grants you a single-user license. This means you can use our designs to create items for personal use or to sell. You may not sell, share, trade, or give away the design files themselves.

All designs, patterns, instructions, and photos are copyright Romantic Recollections, LLC.


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