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.
Having a go at the modernist abstract. The thin crossways lines are how big the sections would appear in the frame, one at a time. I have the cloth in the frame (putting it in was a job). I'll draw the pattern on freehand because I'm tired of trying to figure out how big to print it, converting pixels into inches and so on. Then mailing it to myself, downloading to the other computer, opening in Irfanview and printing on the laser printer, and finally tracing it.
The pulled-work on…Continue
Posted on September 21, 2021 at 4:29pm
I don't know how this would work out for pulled thread, but I like it. I got the amoeba-looking parts by staring at a blank screen and drawing around the shapes that appeared on it. Somewhat like seeing pictures in the random dots on a popcorn ceiling, or the lines and splotches in marble. When the shapes appear to be real things, such as faces, it's called pareidolia. I don't know what you'd call seeing coherent, but random, shapes like this.…Continue
Posted on September 13, 2021 at 6:59am — 2 Comments
I tried "pulled thread" and got "drawn thread" (of course). No "pulled fabric" or "drawn fabric" either.
No "Dresden lace." No "deflected thread embroidery" (!what a name).
No "Ayrshire work" or "lace" or "embroidery." Just "sewed muslin," which is different.
"Embroidered lace" talks about embroidery on various net materials.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whitework_embroidery includes drawn thread…Continue
Posted on September 2, 2021 at 6:04am — 2 Comments