Saturday, June 07, 2008
FO - Ren Sampler
The Renaissance Sampler
by Sharon Cohen of the Nostalgic Needle
Type: Historic Inspired - Elizabethan Cutwork Samplers
Ground Fabric: 32 count Summer Khaki Linen,
Thread: Au Ver A Soie/Soie d'Alger silks and DMC perle cottons
Stitches: (OMG, what isn't in there!) Cross, Long Arm Cross, Rice, Queen, Bargello, Running and Backstitch, Basketweave Tent over one, French Knots, Lazy Daisy, Chain Stitch, Satin, Detached Buttonhole on both Solid and Open grounds, Woven and Wrapped bars, several different types and shapes of Needleweaving, Picots and Bullion Knots
And THIS is a "simple" openwork piece!
Nevertheless, love the piece, love the designer. Wish I would have not let it languish for six years between setting up the openwork area and actually putting scissors to it!