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
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I am stitching a counted cross stitch on plastic canvas. When completing outline details, do I do in and out of every hole or do I extend outline in longer
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Can you do embroidery and cross stitch on the same type of fabric? If so, which fabric is best if you want to incorporate cross stitch with some embroidery