Tuesday, January 29, 2008
Turns out I am taking Diane Clements' Strawberry Lace at the GLR in April. Hope I get my lovely kit soon so I can start the pre-stitching!
This colorful, multi-stitch sampler is done in a 17th century style sampler in a book style sewing case. A wool-stuffed pin cushion, needle book with reversible stitching, scissors pocket, and fob complete the ensemble. The Punto in Aria design on the front cover features a petite, five petal strawberry blossom of cloth stitch surrounded by berries filled with knotted buttonhole stitch and accented by needlewoven lozenge leaves. The lace bits are supported by buttonhole and wrapped bars and a few Venetian picots add more detail to the design. Case is 3 1/2”x 5 1/2” x 1”.