Embroidery, which is called needle embroidery in ancient times, is a process of embroidering needles on textiles with embroidery needles and embroidering needles on textiles to form patterns. In ancient times, it was called "黹" and "Acupuncture". Because embroidery is mostly done by women, it is an important part of "female red." Embroidery is one of the ancient Chinese handicrafts. China's hand-embroidered craftsmanship has been around for more than 2,000 years. According to the "Shang Shu", the system of Zhangfu, which was more than 4,000 years ago, stipulated "clothing and painting." In the Zhou Dynasty, there is a record of “embroidery and co-operation”. The embroidered products of the Warring States Period and the Han Dynasty unearthed in Hubei and Hunan are of high standard. In the Tang and Song Dynasties, the needles are fine and the color is rich. The embroidery is used for painting and calligraphy, and accessories. During the Ming and Qing Dynasties, the court emperor's palace embroidered work was very large, and the folk embroidery was further developed. It produced Su embroidery, Yue embroidery, Qian embroidery, Xiang embroidery and Qian embroidery, and was known as the “five famous embroidery”. In addition, there are also Gu embroidery, Jing embroidery, Qian embroidery, Lu embroidery, Qian embroidery, Qian embroidery, Han embroidery, Ma embroidery and Miao embroidery.
Each has its own style, and it has been passed down to the present. The needlework of embroidery has: dozens of needles, trocars, needles, long and short needles, hitting needles, flat gold, poke sand, etc., rich and colorful, each with its own characteristics.