Seventh in the "Flowers and Friends" Series in our Catalogue!
There is a rich air of Renaissance romance in the specially dyed deep burgundy and /copper overdyed silk ribbon, garnet and lavender silk flosses, shimmering beads, and White work lace. Truly a lovely gift for all loving occasions! A delight of textures and techniques for everyone, the Sampler or Box Top are ideal for the intermediate specialty stitcher! You will work Bargello, Rhodes Hearts, Triple Rice Stitches, Herringbone, Double Running, Plait Stitches, and Four Sided Stitches.
Basic Hardanger techniques are shown clearly, like Kloster Blocks, Algerian Eyes, Weaving, Dove's Eyes; and also techniques like Honeycomb Pulled Filling Stitches and Double Herringbone Drawn Thread work. See for yourself how easy it is to create beautiful Bullion Stitches, Colonial Knots, Lazy Daisy Stitches and bead-work to build the main Floral Heart step by step. The Box Top design was mounted in the 5" opening of a square box from Sudberry following their included directions. The mahogany coloured wood really compliments the deep colours of the heart! The box can be used for mementoes of the past, or jewelry, or your stitching supplies. Here are two romantic designs suitable for many occasions: Mother's Day, Engagements, Weddings, Anniversaries, Graduations, Valentine's Day Gifts or more. Stitch them with love in your heart... - Thea
Renaissance Lace Sampler
- Design Area: 38w x 161h (2.7" Wide x 11.5" High)
- Model: 28ct Antique White Cashel Linen: (Cut 9" X 18" for framing).
Renaissance Lace Box Top
- Design Area: 70w x 70h (4.4" Wide x 4.4" High)
- Model: 32ct Antique White Belfast Linen: (Cut 10" X 10" for framing or 7" x 7" for box top)
"Renaissance Lace Memories Box...
The richly coloured floral heart in the middle of this lacy whitework square, decorates the top of this Sudberry memory box. It is an ideal gift for someone you love. It will look at home in a bedroom, holding love letters, or on your living room side table, containgin photos of recent family events to show to visitors. Reminiscent of old keepsake boxes, this unlined wood box is the perfect receptacle to hold your treasures, whether they be your stitching accessories, or souvenirs…. Use the separate chart inside this leaflet to stitch the original Renaissance Lace Box top design.
It would make a perfect gift for MOTHERS' DAY! This design is shown mounted in a Sudberry's plain wood box (shown on the back cover), which has a 5" x 5" inset area, and is available at your local needlework shop (or you can order it online at www.sudberry.com). We will continue to offer the Renaissance Lace Box top Cyberclass online.. as we still have a very limited stock of Cyberclass Kits (pattern, all materials, and student notes) left in stock. Take this Cyberclass if you want to learn how the whitework and bullion knots are done![js-tabs][js-tab title='AccPack']
045P Renaissance Lace Accessory Pack
(enough to stitch both the box top and the sampler)
- Island Fibers 4mm silk ribbon Renaissance #03424
- Thread Gatherer Silk N Colors - Nan's Mulberry SNC 040
- Kreinik Mori #8000 - white
- Kreinik Mori #1119 - garnet
- Kreinik Mori #4076 - dark dusty green
- Kreinik Mori #6126 - dark dusty lavender
- Kreinik #4 braid - #002 gold
- Mill Hill Glass Beads #00553 - mulberry
Extra Materials Needed:
- Evenweave Fabric - Zweigart Antique White 28 or 32 ct linen
- DMC Perle Cotton #12 white
- DMC Perle Cotton #8 white
Stitches used in this Sampler:
- Cross Stitch over one
- Cross Stitch over two
- Bullion Roses
- Colonial Knots
- Pins and Honeycomb Stitch
- Triple Rice Stitch
- Plait Stitch
- Satin Stitches
- Double Running
- Kloster Blocks
- Woven Bars
- Dove's Eyes
- Lazy Daisy
- Partial Greek Crosses
- Rhodes Hearts
- Four Sided Pulled Stitches
- Zig Zag
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