Caribbean, Hardanger Needlework

Caribbean, Hardanger Design

Caribbean is a counted Hardanger needlework embroidery design presented in a 20-plus page booklet available in printed (8 by 10 inch size) and Kindle formats.

Worked on an overdyed 24 count Congress (100% cotton) fabric (color Carefree Caribbean) the fabric …

Rosey Day, Hardanger

Rosey Day, Hardanger design

Rosey Day is a counted Hardanger needlework embroidery design presented in a 20-plus page booklet available in printed (8 by 10 inch size) and Kindle formats.

Worked on 22 count Vienna (62% cotton, 38% rayon) fabric (color Evening Rose). There …

Ribbed Spider Web

The ribbed spider web is a needle weaving stitch. During the development stage of my Snowmen Nestled in Spruce Trees design I tried the ribbed spider web two ways: the first with the fabric removed for open work (left photo …

Entwined Pomegranates

Entwined Pomegranates Bargello

Entwined Pomegranates, a Bargello needlework design, is 233w by 213h, slightly under 13.5 by 11.75 inches when worked on 18 count canvas.

Presented within a 40-plus page booklet that is available in printed and Kindle format, this Bargello design may …

Pathway

Stitching pathway around a cutwork area:

Within my Hardanger Rosey Day design I utilized rectangular shaped kloster bock areas. As you can see in the below photo there was figure-8 bar weaving and three types of fill-in stitches: dove eye, …

Pillows

Waves of Fall pillow

My mom would have done a lot of hand basing and pinning when crafting a pillow and then use the sewing machine. Well, I like to wing it. Just go for broke and use the sewing machine … no hand …