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Mountmellick embroidery is a traditional Irish hand embroidery technique, originally using matt white cotton threads on natural, coarse white fabric with designs based on flora found around the Irish countryside, including leaves, flowers and fruit. The stitches used produce a realistic textured appearance and include Bullion and French knots, Padded Satin stitch, Split & Stem Stitch, Couching, Coral & Chain stitch.


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