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More reticello practice,lisää harjoituksia

A new try of reticello with slighly bigger squares of around 2 cm each. Just about the right size for my son’s historic collar.

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Reticello practice/harjoituksia

I’ve started my reticello practice with the help of the new books I ordered from Italy. The author Giuliana Buonpadre is a distinguished teacher and reviver of old needlework techniques. 251 more words

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Tatted mobile, ikkunakoriste käpypitsistä

This lovely little decoration was amongst the treasures I found in the old sewing box of my friend’s mother. It’s made up of six ornaments, three different kinds of tatted motifs tied together. 435 more words

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mending the never ending story of a very good old jacket

Old Man Crow in his very good old jacket
the sleeves are turning into lace
left sleeve detail
right sleeve detail
collar detail
edge detail he wears it well

It's Crow Time

17th century cuffs, 1600-luvun kalvosimet

The cuffs for my son’s 17th century outfit are ready. That was the easy part. Next I’ll be making him a reticello collar – a huge project compared to these cuffs! 112 more words

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Reticello lace

I am absolutely fascinated by lace! After acquiring some more books on the subject, I had to try my hand at reticello, a needle lace that dates back to the 16th century. 438 more words

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Renewing chairs with lace, ulkotuolien uudistusta virkkaamalla

We bought some synthetic wicker chairs for the terrace some years ago which, not surprisingly, didn’t last very long. The metal frame though was in perfect condition so I decided to redo the seat and back with some crocheted pieces. 404 more words

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