by parkermom 25 Aug 2020

My sister wants me to embroider some whitework rose designs on a chambray shirt. Now that I'm looking, I can't find very many designs for her to choose. Can any rose design be used for whitework?


by sewpam 27 Aug 2020

Ace Points also has beautiful whitework. Do a google search for Ace Points, within their site do a search for white work. Good Luck. Please post a picture of your finished design.

by sharonleekesner 26 Aug 2020

Emblibrary has a bunch on sale this week. Hope this helps

by graceandham 26 Aug 2020

You want a design with lots of 3-D to the stitches, as it will be all one color. Check out Designer Roses and Designer Roses II Fashion sets by Anita Goodesign. These are an awesome stitchout.

by airyfairy 26 Aug 2020

Showing my ignorance but what is white work?

dragonflyer by dragonflyer 26 Aug 2020

To help answer that question, take a look at the comment from Angie and check the link she posted...

crafter2243 by crafter2243 26 Aug 2020

I think she meant from rescuer. This is all new to me. Learned something again.

dragonflyer by dragonflyer 26 Aug 2020

Ooops...not enough sleep!

by lilylady 26 Aug 2020

embroidery just came out with new ones last night

by rescuer Moderator 26 Aug 2020

You can look on a search engine for "white work" or "whitework" in the images section of the search results.
White work is more than the color of the thread. It is a technique with a certain end result. I found many rose designs (done in white work) when I searched just now. It is one of my favorite techniques. Some embroidery sites may have white work listed but show designs in pink or... The color doesn't matter, it is the end result that makes it beautiful.

rescuer by rescuer 26 Aug 2020

I hope this website doesn't break any copyright/licensing laws...
It shows the white work done by hand with explanations about the end result. Using a machine to do it, means using thicker threads and more of a cotton look too.

pennyhal2 by pennyhal2 30 Aug 2020

Thanks for this link! A whole lot of different kinds of embroidery out there.