More ideas from Stine
Instructions for doing opus anglicum, the English embroidery often used to decorate altar cloths and vestments. I understand it went into decline after the middle of the 14th century because so many of its practitioners died of the Black Plague.

A simple version of the Mammen vine scroll, and how to sew it freehand. B>> Colors arbitrary.

Viking dragon

would be a cool tattoo also. This would be beautiful done in batiks on a quilt. Viking Dragon by ~vikingtattoo on deviantART