Miao Embroidery, Xiangxi
The kinds of Miao embroidery are various. According to color, it may be generally divided into two major categories, single-colored embroidery and multi-colored embroidery. When making single-colored embroidery, we often apply blue thread. The embroidering method is comparatively single and the works is elegant and dignified, and simple and tasteful. Multi-colored embroidery is made with seven-colored silk thread. The embroidering method is comparatively complicated. You amy embroider in flat way, coiling way, or picking way. Most of the multi-colored embroidery centers about flower, bird, insect and fish, or dragon, phoenix and unicorn. The colorful and vivid embroidered end products are fine articles of Fenghuang ethnic handiwork.
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