Hardanger Embroidery, Pulled Thread Work and Drawn Thread Work

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Hardanger Embroidery, Pulled Thread Work and Drawn Thread Work

Lacy embroideries worked on woven fabric.

 Hardanger embroidery is a form of cutwork and drawn thread work.  It was originally the Norwegian version of cutwork but has become very popular among embroiderers around the world.  Designs are based on empty squares and rectangles with blocks of satin stitches, called kloster blocks, to bind and secure the cut edges.

Pulled thread work collects the fabric threads into clumps by stitching with strong tension, leaving a pattern of holes.  No fabric threads are removed.

Drawn thread work removes some fabric threads and embellishes the thinned out areas.

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Gentleman seeking to have made a linen table runner with drawn thread work and a tatted edging. 1 Reply

Mr. Mark Schaefering contacted me for helping finding a lacemaker to work on this project. He wrote:"I am wanting a table runner 60 inches long and 24 inches wide.  I would like the main part of it…Continue

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Comment by Carmelina Andrade on November 4, 2013 at 5:03pm

Hi, Lorelei. I've been working Hardanger, I made a Mamen Arias's design, an another italian pattern, but I don't have camera by the moment. Soon I hope to upload some photos. I made some pieces of tatting, too. But I'm back. I don't forget the reticella and Aemilia Ars, these labors are my goals. And armenian lace, and... and.... jajajaa. I'm glad to be here with all of you.

Comment by Lorelei Halley Administrator on October 31, 2013 at 3:44pm

Carmelina - what are you working on now?

Comment by Carmelina Andrade on October 31, 2013 at 12:03pm

Oh, Lorelei! I see!: This section is for Hardanger, Pulled Thread and Drawn Thread, jajajaja, that's why you insert that link. I understand. A beautiful Drawn Thread work. A lot of stitches! 

Comment by Carmelina Andrade on October 31, 2013 at 11:59am

Hi, Lorelei, it seems to me that those works are drawn thread more than Hardanger. Sorry if I can't write well in English. I'm very happy to say Hello again. 

Comment by Lorelei Halley Administrator on October 29, 2013 at 4:15pm
Comment by Kirsten Lund on February 3, 2013 at 10:26am

Very nice.

Comment by Lorelei Halley Administrator on July 14, 2012 at 4:58pm

I've posted some photos of my newest Hardanger piece on my website:

http://lynxlace.com/MyHardangerembroidery.html 

 
 
 

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