The origins of embroidery can be traced back to the Warring States period in China (500-300BC) and to Swedens Migration period (300-700AD), and some would argue that it hasnt changed much over the centuries:
Ana Teresa Barboza - Thread and Needle 2 hate the themes' angst, but I love the originality in embroidery art. So unusual, but at least the artist used to have the guts !!! to protest what she thinks is going on.