BLACKWORK is a form of embroidery generally using black thread. It is a counted-thread embroidery usually stitched on even-weave fabric. Earlier in the year I asked if any of the members of the Embroidery Guild of Victoria did Blackwork as I wanted to show some using my threads. Fortunately Johanna stitches various other forms of embroidery. The above is a BLACKWORK pattern from Bryd’s Nest HERE. The stem is size 5 perle cotton, Colour #18. The flower is stitched with floss from an older sampler pack. The Blackwork patterning is stitched using Edmar Iris #040. The second sample below is CROSS STITCH. The needle case measures 3″ wide by 5″ long. The border uses floss in Colour #39. The pattern was a freebie found on the web.
Thank you Johanna.