Claudia Crowley
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A knot I can't identify
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I have learned a knot for use in outlining in pulled thread work, and don't know its name. I learned it from somebody's embroidery knot page, but whose? There are so many out there, plus all those…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Claudia Crowley Nov 15, 2020.

 

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Claudia Crowley commented on Claudia Crowley's blog post Oops, forgot what I was going to do
"Thank you for the encouragement. Progress is being made. "
Jan 9
Lorelei Halley Administrator commented on Claudia Crowley's blog post Oops, forgot what I was going to do
"Looks good."
Jan 7
Claudia Crowley posted a blog post

Oops, forgot what I was going to do

I was going to do all the outlines, wash the starch out, then do the fillings, but in all the excitement I got started doing some of it already and filled up one of the vases with cushion stitch. This kind of embroidery requires a lot of counting threads. Fortunately, double backstitch is easy to pull out and restitch. Since the picture was made the corner has been filled in.…See More
Jan 7
Claudia Crowley commented on Claudia Crowley's blog post Dealing with the starch
"Thank you, Lorelei. I'm making progress doing the outlines. it goes faster than I thought it would. Trying different border stitches such as chain, heavy chain, knots, whipped backstitch/running stitch/chain. Next I will look in online and…"
Jan 3
Lorelei Halley Administrator commented on Claudia Crowley's blog post Dealing with the starch
"I definitely recommend against starch. First, with pulled thread you want the threads to move over easily when you stitch with strong tension. Starch would work against that. 2nd starch just attracts bugs and bacteria. I don't recommend even…"
Jan 2
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Lorelei Halley Administrator commented on Claudia Crowley's blog post Where do you get fine but slightly loose-weave cloth?
Dec 27, 2020
Lorelei Halley Administrator commented on Claudia Crowley's blog post You got to push the button
"a good start"
Dec 27, 2020
Lorelei Halley Administrator commented on Claudia Crowley's blog post Where do you get fine but slightly loose-weave cloth?
"Nordic Needle has a wide array of linen and cotton embroidery fabrics. I bought my linen from England many years ago, before the internet existed. https://www.nordicneedle.com/fabric  I also recall seeing some single project size pieces at…"
Dec 27, 2020
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Dec 27, 2020
Claudia Crowley replied to Arlene Cohen's discussion Help with piece in the group Hardanger Embroidery, Pulled Thread Work and Drawn Thread Work
"That's probably true, although with China becoming more prosperous and modern a lot of that work has moved to India, and they produce inferior work compared with the Chinese. What is really beautful is Chinese work from the early 20th century.…"
Dec 22, 2020
Lorelei Halley Administrator commented on Claudia Crowley's blog post Some doodling with design in mind
"They WILL work. Since the areas for solid filling are fairly small, it might work better to use these designs on fine woven cloth. Greater than 35/inch."
Dec 21, 2020
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Dec 21, 2020
Lorelei Halley Administrator commented on Claudia Crowley's blog post Next project
"I really like this design. 6 spaces for pulled stitches, and some curlicues for surface embroidery."
Dec 20, 2020
Claudia Crowley commented on Claudia Crowley's blog post 2nd try
"Ingenious. I will give it a try. That tulle embroidery is something I'd like to learn but I want to stick to pulled-thread until I get it thoroughly internalized, which is coming along but hasn't happened yet I like "princess…"
Dec 17, 2020

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What is your primary lace interest? Check more than one.
lace maker, collector
What kinds of lace do you make or collect?
tatting, pulled thread work, lace crochet
What kinds of lace do you want to learn?
drawn thread work
Your personal website, if you have one.
http://claudiacrowley.com
Your blog, if you have one
http://claudia-crowley.blogspot.com
Tell us more about your lace interests.
Right now I'm working on learning pulled thread stitches and making a sampler which can be seen at my blog. I've done a lot of it on burlap and now I'm working on a loose-weave linen material.

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closeup urn full size complete

Posted on January 20, 2021 at 1:53pm

A "flower" in net ground

Back sitch border.

Posted on January 20, 2021 at 10:46am

Two takes on the urn

Cushion stitch and combination of stitches

Posted on January 20, 2021 at 10:34am

Oops, forgot what I was going to do

I was going to do all the outlines, wash the starch out, then do the fillings, but in all the excitement I got started doing some of it already and filled up one of the vases with cushion stitch. This kind of embroidery requires a lot of counting threads. Fortunately, double backstitch is easy to pull out and restitch. Since the picture was made the corner has been filled in.…

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At 2:54pm on November 4, 2020, Lorelei Halley Administrator said…

Claudia

Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, and how the software works. Join any groups that interest you. We do have one that includes pulled thread work. 

http://laceioli.ning.com/group/hardanger-embroidery 

I am happy to see that you have found my website, lynclace, helpful. Did you see my page for my white sampler? http://lynxlace.com/pulledthreadwhitesampler.html

I also enjoyed seeing your blog.     

If you have any questions about laceioli contact me and I'll try to help.

 
 
 

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