I am tickled pink to tell you that I finished The Berry Words by Fern Ridge. I think it is quite cute and unusual with those wooden leaves. I like the words printed on them too.
I got a book that I ordered from Hedgehog Needleworks. It was recommended to those in the Cabinet of Curiosities class. The book's entire title is: English Embroidery from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1580 -1700 'Twixt Art and Nature.
It has tons of pictures of all types of embroidery. I wish I could have seen the actual exhibit but this really is even better than that. You get up close pictures of the objects in the exhibit as well as experts writing about each one. I intend to read this cover to cover. It was an expensive book. I think it will help me decide how to do my casket. I've already spent a couple hours just looking at the pictures. Here are a couple of pictures from the book: