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Reticello pincushion part 3

Reticello pincushion part 3     Here are the pictures of patterns 3 and 4 which are following the 2 previous ones to complete the design in Reticello of this pincushion.         Pattern n° 3 Start by straightening 3 threads starting on the right side, hanging in...

Reticello picushion part 4

Reticello pincushion part 4   The Reticello pattern is now finished and I found that it would be highlighted by a simple decoration that allows to obtain a square pattern, which will facilitate assembly. I used the DMC thread “Spécial à broder” for the...

Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum  shadow work technique   The shadow work technique is embroidered mainly on a transparent or semi-transparent fabric such as organdy or fine cotton veil.You just have to embroider very tight Herringbone stitches on the back side of the fabric.It may seem...

Variations on a letter

Variations on a letter    Originally, this font is made for calligraphy and not for embroidery. In this post, my intention is to embroider different letters of different sizes and using various stitches. Here are 4 letters of 2, 4, 6 and 8 cm. In carrying out this...

How to embroider a large leaf otherwise

How to embroider a large leaf otherwise         When I started doing this blog 4 years ago, I published a whole series of articles titled “How to embroider …”. They appear in the principal menu under the heading “Techniques”.And...

Reticello pincushion border

Reticello pincushion Border   With the Reticello pattern finished a long time ago, I finally found a nice border to embellish this work. I had no time to embroider it completely but I hope to finish it for next week and be able to present it to you in the last article...

Pastel alphabet

Pastel Alphabet   The alphabet proposed today is taken from a series of old books devoted to characters intended “to mark” the linen of our grandmothers.In our time, they are rather used in decorative achievements, cushions, towels or small objects of all...

Small floral designs

Small floral designs You will find below the pictures of the embroidered floral designs which I proposed to you last week. In case you haven’t downloaded them yet, you can do it HERE. I did not always respect the number of threads indicated in the explanations...