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