Motifs blackwork

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Embroidery Stitches, Hand Embroidery, Embroidery Patterns, Patchwork, Redwork Embroidery, Embroidery And Stitching, Cross Stitching, Blackwork Embroidery Patterns, Embroidery Techniques

It's finished, done, complete. I will miss the slow pace of the work, the richness of the gold and black, that wonderful experience of doing something new for the first time. However... Ta Da! (imagine trumpets playing a fanfare here...) Here's a close up of the wrapped pearl purl and the

Sally Ellis
Embroidery Patterns, Cross Stitch Patterns, Embroidery Stitches, Cross Stitch Designs, Cross Stitching, Cross Stitch Borders, Cross Stitch Embroidery, Cross Stitch Bookmarks, Blackwork Cross Stitch

Finished up a couple of Blackwork bookmarks in July. We spent a couple of days at my In-Law's cabin on a lake. If I wasn't helping with meals or reading, I was stitching under the trees. It was such a relaxing couple of days. The basic pattern, for the bookmark above, is from my Blackwork Made Easy Book by Leslie Wilkins. The other bookmark shown below was a pattern I found on Pinterest. They just need a nice little backing and then will be put into my Bible. That's all for today. Until…

Laura Hernandez
Embroidery Designs, Quilting, Cross Stitch Patterns, Modern Cross Stitch Patterns, Crossstitch, Cross Stitching, Modern Cross Stitch, Needlework, Stitch Patterns

Here is a graph to give a visual idea of how blackwork embroidery is accomplished. First, you weave your thread in and out through the fabric. Typically, I work left to right and count approximately 3 or 5 holes per stitch in linen fabric. Once the end of the line has been reached, then on the return journey fill in the blank spaces. On the graph above, I have the stitches numbered in the order they should go in. It does not matter if you start from left to right or right to left. The key is…