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.

Friday, February 10, 2017

Snowdrop Doily - Aemilia Ars

Finished an Aemilia Ars Snowdrop doily.

Snowdrop Doily

# Snowdrop Doily
## Materials
- DMC Cordonnet Special n.80
## Size
- 100 x 115mm

They say that the pure white Snowdrop is also called 'Candlemas Bell', and a symbol of St. Mary's purity.
On the lower right of a doily, Forget-me-not flowers are blooming, which are named 'Eyes of Our Lady (Occhi della Madonna)' in Italy :)

Snowdrop Doily

"The snowdrop, in purest white array,
First rears her head on Candlemas Day."
- Old Adage
via. The Seasons: A Celebration of the English Year

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Lady's Smock Mini Pouch - Reticella

Finished a mini pouch with Lady's Smock flower motifs.

Lady's Smock Mini Pouch

# Lady's Smock Mini Pouch
## Materials
- Graziano Pronto Ricamo 38ct
- DMC Cordonnet Special n.80, n.60
- DMC Retors d'Alsace n.8, 12
- Anchor Ritorto Fiorentino n.8, 12
- Anchor 6 strand
- DMC Diamant
- Zipper, rhinestone
## Size
- 130 x 85mm (closed)

Lady's Smock Mini Pouch

The backside.
Tassels were made here.

Lady's Smock Mini Pouch

The inside.
Stamens stitches are Ruskin Lace-like.

Lady's Smock Mini Pouch

Tiny drawn thread work.

Lady's Smock Mini Pouch

Embroidery with gold thread 'Diamant'.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Scissors Case - Punto Umbro and Bordado de Guimarães

Finished Redwork.

Punto Umbro Scissors Case

# Scissors Case
## Materials
- Graziano Lino FG6 45ct
- DMC Babylo n.20
- DMC Coton Perlé n.8
- DMC Mouliné Spécial
- Interfacing, button, bead
## Size
- 145 x 115mm (opened)


I turned it into a scissors case with the inner fabric.

Punto Umbro Scissors Case

It fits my recent favorite Premax gold 7cm scissors.
And a tassel scissor fob :)

Punto Umbro Scissors Case

Folded.

Punto Umbro Scissors Case

Punto Farfalline (Butterflies Stitch).

Punto Umbro Scissors Case

I sewed the pocket with diagonal insertion-like stitches on the inner fabric.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Practice - Nålbindning

These few days I have been practicing Nålbindning which is one of fabric-making techniques with a thick needle.

Nålbindning Ribbon

The cast on had been too difficult for me to understand, but later I found this video and started :)

* Two Colored Ribbon - Nålbindning *
Materials
- Hamanaka Paume Hani-zome
Size
- 25cm x 1.3cm
Tutorial
- How to start Nalbindning / Amelia Garripoli
- Nalbinding, Oslo Stitch - Suomeksi 1+1, Neulakinnas / Neulakintaat