Sidney Eileen's gorgeous seam treatment on a Viking linen apron dress. The thread on Facebook contains some other links to Viking-era embroidery patterns and techniques, some of which are quite lovely.
This dress reminds me of a Cinderella type dress. It is absolutely gorgeous.
Some deep shit
landing eagle tattoo - Google Search
Celtic Eagle knot
Cosplay Tutorial: Photo
Free Dragon Cross Stitch Pattern
I really should expand my hand sewing knowledge while I am machineless - Easy hand sewing stitches