Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Swedish Doily - Näversöm

Finished a Näversöm doily which is one of the Swedish needlework techniques.

Swedish Naversom Doily

# Swedish Naversom Doily
## Materials
- Wichelt Lambswool Linen 35ct
- Rainbow Linen 16/2
- Londonderry Linen Thread 50/3
- Anchor Mercer Crochet n.100
## Tools
- Stretcher Bars 12x12"
## Size
- 175mm
## Pattern
- Techniques of Swedish Naversom / Ethnic Textile Art by Phyllis Maurer

Swedish Naversom Doily

Ground stitches are made with thick thread and gives soft and warm impression.

Swedish Naversom Doily

Swedish Naversom Doily

Embroidery is worked from the the reverse side of the fabric, so the wrong side while at work will be the right side finally.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Cosmos Flower Doily - Merezhka

Finished a Whitework doily.

Merezhka Doily

# Cosmos Flower Doily
## Materials
- Graziano Pronto Ricamo 38ct
- DMC Coton à Broder n.25, n.20
- DMC Cordonnet Spécial n.80
## Size
- 140mm
## Textbook
- Ukrainian drawn thread embroidery / Yvette Stanton
- Ukrainian Whitework / Gay Eaton

Merezhka Doily

Ecru fabric and blanc thread, it's my favorite combination.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Tiny Doily - Nyzynka

Finished a tiny doily with the Ukrainian 'Nyzynka' technique.

Nyzynka

# Tiny Doily
## Materials
- Zweigart Edinburgh 36ct
- DMC Coton à Broder n.16, n.25
## Size
- 120 x 80 mm
## Pattern
- Technique of Ukrainian Nyzynka / Ethnic Textile Art by Phyllis Maurer

Nyzynka

Colored threads are hardly visible from reverse.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Tin Pincushion - Stitching

I made a simple pincushion for learning Italian Insertion Stitch.

Italian Insertion Stitch

# Tin Pincushion
## Materials
- Graziano Pronto Ricamo 38ct
- DMC Retors d'Alsace n.12
- Quilt batting, tin can, etc.
## Size
- 90 x 55mm

Italian Insertion Stitch

The width of the insertion is about 6.5mm.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Rose and Forget-me-not Handkerchief - Lierse Kant

I made a handkerchief with Lierse Kant (Lace from Lier, Belgium) which is one of tulle embroidery techniques with a tambour hook.

Lierse Kant Handkerchief

# Rose and Forget-me-not Handkerchief - Lierse Kant
## Materials
- Legacy Linen Cambric fabric
- Cotton tulle : 14hpi
- DMC Cordonnet Special n.70, 60, 30
- DMC Broder Machine n.50
- Mother of pearl beads

Lierse Kant Handkerchief

Layered chain stitches make a slight 3D effect.

Lierse Kant Handkerchief

A full view.

Lierse Kant Handkerchief

Mother of pearl beads.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Mauve Drops - Mekik Oyasi

Finished Mekik Oyasi little flower earrings.

Mekik Oyasi Flower Earrings

# Mauve Drops
## Materials
- Au Ver a Soie Soie Gobelins
- Mother of pearl beads, metal parts
## Size
- 20mm square (four petals flower)

The light mauve thread color was delicate and very lovely, so that it made me want to use it simply.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Little Bits - Merletto di Orvieto

I am practicing crochet lace named Merletto di Orvieto (Orvieto Lace) between some other lace projects.

Merletto di Orvieto

# Little Bits
## Materials
- DMC Cordonnet Special n.100
- DMC Coton Perle n.8
## Tools
- Crochet steel hook : 0.50mm
## Pattern
- Le Basi del Merletto di Orvieto / Loretta Lovisa

Mini motifs.
It is fun to make like drawing small sketches.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Thread Cutter Case - Punto Umbro and Casalguidi

I have made a Casalguidi Embroidery thread cutter case.

Casalguidi Embroidery Thread Cutter Case

# Thread Cutter Case
## Materials
- Graziano Pronto Ricamo 38ct
- DMC Coton a Broder n.16, n.25
## Size
- 55mm

Casalguidi Embroidery Thread Cutter Case

Good-sized.
Edging is in the Punto Umbro style.

Casalguidi Embroidery Thread Cutter Case

The back side.

Casalguidi Embroidery Thread Cutter Case

Petals are made of needle lace stitches.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Fuchsia Pendant - Irish Crochet

Finished a 3D Fuchsia flower.
It's crochet after a long absence :)

Irish Crochet Fuchsia

# Fuchsia Pendant
## Materials
- DMC Cordonnet Special n.100
## Tools
- Steel crochet hook : 0.50mm
## Size
- 20 x 50mm
## Pattern
- The Go-To Book for Irish Crochet Motifs / Kathryn White

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Mother of Pearl Mini Pincushion - Hedebo

Finished a mini pincushion for silk pins, which is my first Hedebo.

Hedebo Pincushion

# Mother of Pearl Mini Pincushion
## Materials
- Weddingen 22 Linen 50ct
- Londonderry linen thread n.50/3, n.80/3, n.100/3
- Mother of pearl beads, etc.
## Size
- 50mm square

Hedebo Pincushion

Rickrack of three stitches.

Hedebo Pincushion

Corners are decorated with mother of pearl beads.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Rose Needlecase - Boutis

Boutis Rose Needlecase

I have made a Boutis needlecase.

# Rose Needlecase
## Materials
- Legacy Linen Cambric
- DMC Coton à broder n.25
- Gutermann cotton thread n.50
- Zweigart Edinburgh 36ct
- Anchor Freccia n.16
## Size
- 130mm x 40mm (excluding a tassel)

Boutis Rose Needlecase

Before assembling.

Boutis Rose Needlecase

I stitched Buttonhole S. after the fabric was folded.

Boutis Rose Needlecase

A tassel is macramé in Italian antique style.

Boutis Rose Needlecase

A needle page is made of Ukrainian drawn thread work 'Merezhka'.
It can keep a little longer Boutis needles.

Merezhka

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Campanula - Ricamo su Tulle

I have finished a 3D Campanula pendant of a Tulle Embroidery kit.

Tulle Embroidery Campanula

It's embroidering on pink tulle with ecru, red and pink threads.

# Campanula Pendant
## Kit
- Campanule tridimensionali / Paola Baldetti
## Size
- 60mm width x 100mm height

Tulle Embroidery Campanula

Close-up flowers.
Various stitches with silk threads have sheen.

Tulle Embroidery Campanula

The back side.
A cord gathering flowers together is made of simple macramé.

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Twin Birds Doily - Punto Assisi

I embroidered a Punto Assisi birds doily.

Punto Assisi Twin Birds Doily

# Twin Birds Doily
## Materials
- Zweigart Cashel 28ct
- DMC Coton à broder n.16
## Size
- 190mm square (without tassels)
## Pattern
- Punto Assisi - Tavole Edite ed inedite di un Ricamo Antico / Raffaella Bartolucci Cesaretti
- ACCADEMIA PUNTO ASSISI: il ricamo l’arte dell’infinito DVD

Punto Assisi Twin Birds Doily


The back side. There were more small detached lands than expected, and it was a little hard to fasten thread tails.

Punto Assisi Twin Birds Doily

Hem stitches and traditional tassels.

Punto Assisi Twin Birds Doily

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Bicolored Little Flower Earrings - İğne Oyası

Finished little flower earrings with two different colored silk threads.

Bicolored Little Flower Earrings

# Bicolored Little Flower Earrings
## Materials
- FUJIX TIRE color stitch
- Beads, metal parts
## Size
- 22mm
## Pattern
- Handicraft Handbook vol.12

Heartsease Bodkin Holder - Silk Embroidery

Heartsease (Viola) Bodkin Holder

Finished a Heartsease Bodkin Holder.

Heartsease (Viola) Bodkin Holder

# Welcome Home - Heartsease Bodkin Holder
## Kit
- Welcome Home / Inspirations Magazine n.92
## Size
- 40 x 50 mm (closed)

Many pins are inserted around the edges of both pieces, and there is a flannel needle page inside.

Heartsease (Viola) Bodkin Holder

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Mini Rose Earrings - İğne Oyası

Mini baby pink rose earrings.
They are made of silk thread and colored with a dyestuff for artificial flowers.

Mini Rose Earrings

# Mini Rose Earrings
## Materials
- FUJIX TIRE color stitch
- Nylon thread, dyestuff, metal parts
## Size
- 15 x 12 mm (flower motif)

Lily of the Valley Pendant - İğne Oyası

Finished a Lily-of-the-Valley pendant head.

Lily of the Valley Pendant

# Lily of the Valley Pendant
## Materials
- KAPLAN polyester
- Altin Basak polyester
- Beads, metal parts
## Size
- 20 x 50 mm
## Pattern
- Turkish traditional handicraft İğne Oyası, Tığ Oyası / Turkish Cultural Center (heavily modified)

Lily of the Valley Pendant

A pearl bead inside.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

White Clover - İğne Oyası

Finished İğne Oyası White Clover.

İğne Oyası White Clover

# White Clover
## Materials
- KAPLAN polyester
- Altin Basak polyester
## Size
- 40 x 90mm
## Pattern
- Turkish traditional handicraft İğne Oyası, Tığ Oyası / Turkish Cultural Center

This is published on the above book and one of patterns I would really like to make.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Fuchsia Pendant - İğne Oyası

I have made a Fuchsia flower pendant head.
The İğne Oyası wave has come😉

İğne Oya Fuchsia

# Fuchsia Pendant
## Materials
- KAPLAN polyester
- Altin Basak polyester
## Size
- 25 x 35mm
## Pattern
- Turkish traditional handicraft İğne Oyası, Tığ Oyası / Turkish Cultural Center

İğne Oya Fuchsia

I had a hard time making a tube of a petal.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Little Flower Earrings - İğne Oyası

I made little flower earrings with İğne Oyası after a long interval.

İğne Oya Earrings

# Little Flower Earrings
## Materials
- KAPLAN polyester
- Metal parts
## Size
- 25mm
## Pattern
- Turkish Little Lace Oya / Ikumi Nonaka (partly arranged)

It's fun to make decorative stitches like feathers :)

Shell Brooch - Nålbindning

Finished a Nålbindning brooch with round start.
It's shaped like a shell :)

Nålbindning Shell Brooch

# Shell Brooch - Nålbindning
## Materials
- Pierrot La Provence Orange
- Metal parts, etc.
## Size
- 60 x 50mm

Nålbindning Bracelet

This is a bracelet for practice.
Two rounds of simple stitches.