Although just a novice, I happened to be looking at literature that might have the answer to the question at hand - The Priscilla Battenberg and Point Lace Book from 1912 (as well as some of the old editions on point lace) call…"
"I think the bottom petal stitch is just corded Double Brussels, Lorelei, - and worked very far apart. If yu mlook - there are 2 stitches worked together, then a large loop to the next 2 stitches.
The book calls it a "Lattice-type…"
Very well done! Your corded Brussels is very good, as is your double Brussels. The single Brussels needs to be more even with more consistent tensioning, but yours is better than my first attempts. As everybody here kept…"
"Oh Yes! You Definitely have a future in Needlelace!!!!!!!!
Well done. This is good for a first try.
The sitich used in the petal on the left needs another go, but the top petal is excellent - nice even stitches, and the other petals are very good,…"
Hi! I'm Gina from Tampa, FL USA and I love lace! I dabble in bobbin lace, tatting, hardanger, and now needle lace. I also want to try drawn work. I got the book Starting Needlepoint Lace and have done the first motif in the book. Believe me, I know there is room for improvment!!!!I would like to ask for your honest opinions and comments and criticism on my first try. I used the materials the book suggested: size 20 DMC Cebelia for the cordonette and size 40 Cordonette Special for the…See More
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