Monday, June 6, 2016

Flower Garden : Punto Caterina de'Medici and Buratto Sfilato

Punto Caterina de'Medici and Buratto Sfilato

Finished a doily with Buratto Sfilato and Punto Caterina De' Medici (aka. Punto Madama).

* Flower Garden Doily *
Materials
- Permin / Wichelt Linen 18ct
- Mountmellick Knitting Cotton 4ply
Size
- 22cm square
Pattern
- Ars Aesis e Punto Caterina De'Medici con Buratto Sfilato / Giuseppa Federici


Punto Caterina de'Medici and Buratto Sfilato

Stitches with thick thread.
They are Holbein Stitch (Double Running Stitch) the same as blackwork, and slightly twisted because when forming the returning stitches the needle enters a little diagonally.

Punto Caterina de'Medici and Buratto Sfilato

Buratto Sfilato
It should be one-stroke drawing so I thought over its route.

Punto Caterina de'Medici and Buratto Sfilato

Corner stitches are Punto Umbro-like.

Bell Flower : Çaput Oyası



Finished earrings with bell motifs of Çaput Oyası (oya made of pieces of cloth).

* Bell Flower Earrings *
Materials
- Cotton fabric
- DMC Special Dentelles #80
- Beads, metal parts
Size
- 1.2cm
Pattern
- Piecework July/August

I found the pattern on this magazine and used Japanese traditional soft cotton fabric called "men-tsumugi" :)



Fiore : Deruta Sfilato

Deruta Sfilato

I made a tea mat with Deruta Sfilato that is one of Italian drawn thread work techniques.

* Fiore Tea Mat *
Materials
- Zweigart Belfast 32ct
- DMC Retors d'Alsace #12
- DMC Coton Perle #8
Tools
- Crochet hook : 1.25mm
Size
- 19.5*36cm
Pattern
- Deruta Sfilato / Maria Elide Melani

Deruta Sfilato

Edging with crochet picots.

Deruta Sfilato

The characteristic fresh white flowers of this technique.

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Spring Clover - Buratto Sfilato

Buratto Sfilato

I made a four-leaf clover pincushion with Buratto Sfilato which is one of Italian drawn thread work techniques.

* Spring Clover Pincushion *
Materials
- Permin / Wichelt Linen 18ct
- DMC Coton Perle #8
- DMC Coton A'Broder #30
- Mountmellick Thread #3 medium
Size
- 6.5cm square (without tassels)
Pattern
- Ars Aesis & Punto Caterina De' Medici con Buratto Sfilato / Giuseppa Federici
- Punto Umbro o Sorbello / Giuseppa Federici

Buratto Sfilato

Stitches resemble Filet Lace a little.

Buratto Sfilato

Edging.
Each stitches are the same as Puncetto, like Punto Umbro's edgings.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Sampler : Punto Umbro

Punto Umbro Sampler

I got interested in Punto Umbro (aka. Punto Sorbello) which is one of Italian embroidery techniques, and made a sampler.

* Punto Umbro Sampler *
Materials
- Graziano Pronto Ricamo 38ct
- DMC Cebelia #10
Size
- 27*21cm
Pattern
- Punto Umbro o Sorbello / Giuseppa Federici


Punto Umbro Sampler

Edging.
The outside decorative stitches are made in the same way as Puncetto.

Punto Umbro Sampler

The stitches give a 3D sculptural effect and somewhat resembles Casalguidi Embroidery :)