For those who love hand made lace.
Do you remember the design challenge opened by Lorelei in May? http://laceioli.ning.com/forum/topics/photos-to-look-at
Conditions were: a small mat 4 x 6 inches, cloth stitch, half stitch and tallies.
So here is my lace:
I used two mouline threads (various nuances of beige, yellow and brown, gray-blue). The drawing is also enclosed. Try to make your own design!
That is marvelous. I love the way your changed stitches as the tapes widened. The 2nd from the bottom, did that one require new threads for the right hand half? Is that some kind of star ground? I don't recognize it. And the tallies are perfectly placed.
I have heard of chaos ground, but didn't know how to make it. Thanks for the diagram.
I remember making this binche! It was a bear. Hard to see both in my mind and on the pillow. But nothing else looks like it
Here is a piece posted on facebook today. It fits the bill of just a few techniques, but still comes out very interesting. Just half stitch and sewings.