For those who love hand made lace.
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.
I'm calling this neat because Lorelei said it was, but it would look a lot better stretched on a frame. There are around 25 patterns represented here. Let me see if I can enumerate them in order. I'm going to order a square embroidery frame for working on things like this.
Square 1: Ringed back over 4 threads, 3 rings. Ringed back over 3 threads, two rows. Offset back stitch to take up the space at the…Continue
Posted on May 9, 2021 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments
I got curious and found this. Lordy, lordy! what a mess. But there is a handy chart.
Posted on May 7, 2021 at 9:42am — 1 Comment
I don't like it much. There are many prettier backstitch patterns like ringed back, small ringed back, squares, and Agnes Leach's #37 which I independently worked out.
This next is hard to count right, and wasn't; and as you can see the blocks should be connected differently…Continue
Posted on May 3, 2021 at 3:30pm
Two kinds. The corner-to-corner ones and two little V's of the side-to-side ones. Front and back shown. To get the squares the same on the two kinds the first are worked over 4 threads and the second over 6. I can do these readily while looking at the diagrams at Lynxlace but haven't memorized them yet.…Continue
Posted on May 3, 2021 at 8:30am — 1 Comment