These blackwork figures will whisk you off to revel in the nostalgic beauty and intrigue of this most romantic and turbulent period.
Watch the fashions of the time appear on your fabric, and, if you are anything like me imagine, just for a moment, that you have a figure like theirs!
If you haven't tackled blackwork before you might like to download my Blackwork for Beginners ebook.
Jane Wells, from Tollesbury, Essex, UK, stitched Pearl in green and gold. She kindly sent in this photo of her finished work before it was framed.
Trudy Cummins, from Tampa, FL worked Coral (below) in black and gold with accents of red in the flowers, lips, belt and hat.
Our fourth blackwork figure design from the art deco period is Jasper. Standing proudly beside his prize gramophone he waits patiently for either of our ladies to notice him.
Worked in black, grey and plum with pearl beads on his waistcoat he would make an ideal partner for Pearl or Coral.
Design size: 18.5 x 8 inches
Downloadable Chart £5.00
Feb 17, 17 05:24 PM
I have an old cross stitch pattern calling for 18 count even weave. I can not find any! I would like it an off white as there are areas with white stitches.
Feb 04, 17 02:02 PM
A guide to reversible cross stitch. One of a number of cross stitch methods which gives your cross stitch a neat back
Jan 30, 17 05:54 AM
Homemade Valentines cards mean so much more than shop bought ones. Why not stitch your loved one a cross stitch card this year?