23 Sep 2014

Tea time - Teestunde

Our teapot - it is in my head all the time
I want to do pulled threads with this design
 
First sketch of the teapot and a cup
But I found that I have not the right fabric to pull threads together.
First sketch of the teapot and a cup
So I filled in simply some stitches.
First sketch of the teapot and a cup

 

and I changed my mind thought about needle lace.
This is the start. You have to do the outlines by couching
down a thicker thread.
 

... and then start to do the needle lace. I found

"Needlelace Talk" of Lorelei Halley with wonderful

tutorials and many answers to still more questions.

I am nearly ashamed to show this work following

the post before with the wonderful needlelace.

I made two posts not to have the direct comparison.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7 comments:

  1. I am in awe of your needle lace! It looks amazing.

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  2. The needle lace one is so pretty!! I would love to learn someday.

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  3. But your needlelace is fantastic! love the pattern, and am sure the tea is delicious.

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  4. your sketching skills are very good and love what you are stitching here

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  5. I've done a little bit of needle lace and made a few leaves. Your tea pot turned out beautifully!

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  6. Lovely to see this progress from sketch to finished needlelace. Your work is excellent!

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