50 New Milanese Lace Patterns by Patricia Read PDF

By Patricia Read

ISBN-10: 1849942013

ISBN-13: 9781849942010

From the co-author of 2 earlier Batsford lace titles comes a set of fifty attractive lace styles that show off the fragile fantastic thing about this ever-popular lace. ordinarily, the ornate braids that make up Milanese lace have been utilized in lengthy, convoluted floral styles, yet also they are simply tailored to be used in additional sleek designs. This new publication of styles comprises either conventional and sleek examples, and the writer experiments with diverse ornamental kinds - for instance, Celtic lettering that's bright with the colors of unique Celtic artwork, taken right into a new measurement with the addition of Milanese braids. beautiful miniatures in a eastern sort should be a problem even for the main skilled lacemaker: the smallest styles will not be unavoidably the simplest! different styles contain plants, scrolls, leaves and butterflies, plus a few more odd designs: dragons, an image depicting the legend of Arion and the dolphin, and a fabulous piece that includes the mythical...

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Sew off into the braid circle. 5. Acorns: note angle of working. Work in half-stitch, keeping a pair in cloth stitch inside the edge stitch. Sew off into the top of the cup. Roll with 2 pairs. Braid A. Cross-over – 2 SHELL: VOLUTE → THE BRAIDS IN THIS UNIQUE AND PRETTY DESIGN RECREATE PERFECTLY THE DELICATE PATTERN THAT CAN BE FOUND ON SEASIDE SHELLS. THIS PIECE WAS DESIGNED AND WORKED BY ROZ SNOWDEN. Threads Madeira Tanne No. 80 DMC Coton Perlé No. 12 (gimp) Order of working Note that a single gimp thread can be added to the rolls to give a more pronounced raised rib on the shell.

Roll. 3. Start at the pointed end and work the narrow braid, sewing off into the No. 2 braid. Roll both sides. 4. Work three repeats of Lotus – 1 at the widest part of the braid. Roll. 5, 6, 7. Work in cloth stitch. Roll. 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14. Work in Lotus – 1. Roll. 15, 16, 17. Work in cloth stitch. Roll.  The wide space is filled with cloth stitch and half stitch. Because the thread is fine, a lot of pairs are needed. Support pins may be used where the cloth stitch changes to half-stitch.

80 Order of working 1. Start at top inner half of leaf (placement of veins is at the discretion of the worker), joining in the two smaller segments as work continues. Begin braid at 2, work around the circle nearly to the join of the next half-leaf, and set these pairs aside to be sewn off later. If the work is to have rolled edges, sew 2 pairs in at the first indentation of the leaf. Roll the outside edge, continuing around the circle, and put these 2 pairs aside with the others. 3. Work second half of leaf.

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