Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Italian Tea Time : Puncetto and Sfilato Siciliano

With square motifs inserted into linen fabric, I have made a tea mat.



* Italian Tea Time *
Materials
Bocken linen #50/3
Anchor Mercer Crochet #100
DMC Cordonnet Special #60
DMC Retors d'Alsace #12
DMC Cebelia #40
Zweigart Edinburgh 36ct
Size
33.5 x 22cm
Pattern
Il ragno piccolo / 'A Scuola di Puncetto Valsesiano'
Tutorial: Punto Chiaromonte / 'Ricamo, embroidery, broderie, bordado,.....'



Hemstitches, four sided stitches, and diagonal stitches called 'Punto Civera' are used in the outer drawn thread work in the Italian style.

4 comments:

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    1. Hi JudyC,

      Thank you!
      I tried some techniques I hadn't known for this.

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    1. Hi Regina,

      Thank you.
      I enjoy learning Italian traditional needlework so much :)

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